THE WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID HIP-HOP ACTS 2018

Hip Hop is serious business.  From tours, to merch to various business ventures and everything in between; our favorite artists are raking in some serious coin. Forbes has released its annual list of highest-paid hip-hop stars for 2018. Leading the way to no surprise was JAY-Z who cleared $76.5 million USD, Diddy comes in second with  $64 million USD, Kendrick Lamar quietly earned $58 million. Drake and J. Cole earned $47 million USD and  $35.5 million USD respectively. Check out the full list below and head over to Forbes for the breakdown.

1. JAY-Z $76.5 Million USD
2. Diddy $64 Million USD
3. Kendrick Lamar $58 Million USD
4. Drake $47 Million USD
5. J. Cole $35.5 Million USD
6. Dr. Dre and Nas $35 Million USD
8. Pitbull $32 Million USD
9. Future $30 Million USD
10. Kanye West $27.5 Million USD
11. DJ Khaled $27 Million USD
12. Migos $24.5 Million USD
13. Eminem $23 Million USD
14. Chance the Rapper $21.5 Million USD
15. Travis Scott $21 Million USD
16. Birdman $20 Million USD
17. Lil Uzi Vert $19.5 Million USD
18. Lil Wayne $19 Million USD
19. Logic $17 Million USD
20. Meek Mill, Swizz Beatz and Russ $15 Million USD

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