Forbes: 2011 Hip Hop Cash Kings

Don’t we all wish we were Jay-Z? Atop Forbes List as 2011’s “Hip Hop Cash King”, the hip-hop mogul reportedly raked in $37 million in the past 12 months. With profits from tour sales, a deal with Live Nation, the New Jersey Nets and his 40/40 club, Jigga sits atop the throne for the fourth time in the last five years. Oh yeah, and “Watch The Throne” just debuted at #1!

Cash Kings 2011: Hip-Hop’s Top 20 Earners

1. Jay-Z – $37 million

2. Diddy – $35 million

3. Kanye West – $16 million

4. Lil Wayne – $15 million

4. Birdman – $15 million

6. Eminem – $14 million

6. Dr. Dre – $14 million

6. Snoop Dogg – $14 million

9. Akon – $13 million

10. Ludacris – $12 million

11. Wiz Khalifa – $11 million

11. Drake – $11 million

13. Pharrell Williams – $10 million

14. Timbaland – $7 million

15. Swizz Beatz – $6.5 million

15. Nicki Minaj – $6.5 million

17. Rick Ross – $6 million

17. 50 Cent – $6 million

17. Pitbull – $6 million

20. T-Pain – $5 million

20. B.o.B – $5 million

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Posted on August 10, 2011, in News and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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