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Move Over, Jay-Z! See Who Landed At The Top Of The Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

Submitted by on September 6, 2012 – 2:06 pmNo Comment

Over the last few years, the Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list has been a back and forth battle between Jay-Z and Diddy. But, this year, there’s a new king in town! Dr. Dre tops the list with earnings of $110 million. Watch as Forbes staff writer and author of Empire State of Mind: How Jay-Z Went from Street Corner to Corner Office Zack O’Malley Greenburg breaks down this year’s Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list in the video below.

1. Dr. Dre, $110 million
2. Diddy, $45 million
3. Jay-Z, $38 million
4. Kanye West, $35 million
5. Lil Wayne, $27 million
6. Drake, $20.5 million
7. Bryan “Birdman” Williams, $20 million
8. Nicki Minaj, $15.5 million
9. Eminem, $15 million
10. Ludacris, $12 million
11. Pitbull, $9.5 million
12. Rick Ross, $9 million (tied)
13. Wiz Khalifa, $9 million (tied)
14. Snoop Lion, $8.5 million
15. 50 Cent, $7.5 million
16. Swizz Beatz, $7 million (tie)
17. Pharrell, $7 million (tie)
18. Young Jeezy, $7 million (tie)
19. Mac Miller, $6.5 million
20. Akon, Timbaland, and Tech N9ne, $6 million (tie)

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