JAY-Z & Diddy Top Forbes ' List Of World's highest-Paid Hip Hop Acts of 2018
While Nas makes the list for the first time.
Forbes has released its list of The World's highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts of 2018.
This year, JAY-Z is at no. 1 with a whopping $76.5 million, soaring past last year's No. 1, Sean "Diddy" Combs, who lands at No. 2 with $64 million.
But Kendrick Lamar has achieved a career-best, with an impressive $58 million. Of their sponsorship contracts with Nike and American Express, to a sold-out in the TDE: Championship Tour, K. Dot's epic year has been paid.
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Drake slides into the No. 4 with $47 million and J. Cole rounded out the Top 5 with $35.5 million.
Dr. Dre and Nas are tied at No. 6 with $ 35 million. This marks the first time Nas has made the list since I broke up with Illmatic in 1994.
In other places in the list, DJ Khaled lands at No. 11 with $ 27 million, Travis Scott in the No. 15 with $ 21 million, Lil Uzi Vert on the No. 17 with $ 19.5 million and the Logic in the No. 19 with $ 17 million.
Russ, Swizz Beatz and Meek Mill are tied at No. 20 with $ 15 million.