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Mogul Talk: Jay-Z Tops Forbes 2011 Hip Hop Cash Kings List

August 10, 2011 · Posted in Business, news · 8 Comments 


The business also known as Jay-Z topped Forbes 2011 Hip Hop Cash Kings List for the fourth time in 5 years.

“What’s 50 grand to a muhf*cka like me, Can you please remind me?”

Jay pulled in $37m thanks to his tour, royalties and other business interests. His Watch The Throne counterpart Kanye West also made the list landing in 3rd after Diddy.

A drug dealer will also be happy after a popular smoker made the list for the first time.

Check out the full list after the jump including it’s first female member. Guess who?

Forbes 2011 Hip Hop Cash Kings List

Jay-Z – $37M
Diddy – $35M
Kanye West – $16M
Lil Wayne – $15M (tie)
Birdman – $15M (tie)
Eminem – $14M (tie)
Snoop Dogg – $14M (tie)
Dr. Dre – $14M (tie)
Akon – $13M
Ludacris – $12M
Wiz Khalifa – $11M (tie)
Drake – $11M (tie)
Pharrell Williams – $10M
Timbaland – $7M
Swizz Beatz – $6.5M
Nicki Minaj – $6.5M
Rick Ross – $6M (tie)
50 Cent – $6M (tie)
Pitbull – $6M (tie)
T-Pain – $5M
B.o.B – $5M

Source: Forbes


8 Responses to “Mogul Talk: Jay-Z Tops Forbes 2011 Hip Hop Cash Kings List”

  1. LMH on August 10th, 2011 5:47 am

    Jay and Diddy will be number 1 and 2, respectively, for MANY years to come. Year after year, they practically double the earnings of number 3 on the list.


  2. stan on August 10th, 2011 4:01 pm

    50 cent wat happened


  3. vsion on August 10th, 2011 4:13 pm

    DAmn, drake tied with WIZ? thats not what i expected at alll


  4. Derick P. Wagumba on August 10th, 2011 5:37 pm

    Its makes me feel high seeing these two moguls Jay &Diddy on top of the chart coz they’r all ma role modelz.


  5. winston on August 11th, 2011 1:29 am

    50s time is up. its so obvious.Jay Z is an undying figure, he will always b on top


  6. mikey Moran on August 11th, 2011 2:58 am

    eminem do a song with hopsin


  7. Neo on August 12th, 2011 5:25 pm

    There is no way wezzy can be richer than shandy no way I mean wezzy is in dubts!


    shabang Reply:

    Its cause lil wayne basically runs a hit making label. He makes money off of drake, nikki minaj, tyga and the rest of em. Em mainly makes all his money of ”his” music


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