Forbes Releases World’s Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists of 2017
Want to know where your favorite artist ranks so far this year in terms of financial gain? Forbes has released the names of the "World’s Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists of 2017.”
Diddy tops the list with an estimated $130 million in earnings for the past year from his Bad Boy Reunion Tour, his partnership with Diego’s Ciroc Vodka, and profits from selling one-third of Sean John clothing to Global Brands Group for $70 million.
Drake comes in at number two with $94 million in earnings from his Boy Meets World Tour, Apple Music, Sprite, Nike, and more.
Jay-Z brought in $43 million from his investments, Dr. Dre ranks at number 4 with $34.5 million, Chance the Rapper at number 5 with $33 million, and Kendrick Lamar at number 6 with $30 million earned.
Not bad at all.