FORBES LIST: US RAPPER, KANYE WEST NOW HIGHEST-PAID HIP-HOP ACT OF 2019.

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Forbes loves to rank Hip-Hop artists by their wealth so the publication is back again today with another one ranking the highest-earning artists in the genre this year.

US rapper, Kanye West has been named the highest-paid hip-hop act of 2019 in a list compiled by global entrepreneurship magazine, Forbes.

The 42-year-old mogul earned a pre-tax income of $150 million in the year under review, the majority of which comes from his Yeezy Empire, a partnership venture with a popular footwear giant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the first time, Kanye West out-earned his close ally, Shawn Carter, also known as Jay-Z, who ranks second on this year’s list with $81 million.

see list of  The World’s 20 Top-Earning Hip-Hop Stars below :

  1. Kanye West ($150 million)
  2. Jay-Z ($81 million)
  1. Drake ($75 million)
  1. Diddy ($70 million)
  1. Travis Scott ($58 million)
  1. Eminem ($50 million)
  1. DJ Khaled ($40 million)
  1. Kendrick Lamar ($38.5 million)
  1. Migos ($36 million)
  1. Childish Gambino ($35 million)
  1. J. Cole ($31 million)
  1. Nicki Minaj ($29 million)
  1. Cardi B ($28 million)
  1. ($23 million)
  1. Meek Mill ($21 million)
  1. Birdman ($20 million)
  1. Future ($19.5 million)
  1. Nas ($19 million)
  1. Wiz Khalifa ($18.5 million)
  1. Pitbull ($18 million)

 

 


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