Forbes has just released this year's Cash Kings list, in which they highlight the highest-paid hip-hop artists from June 2014 to June 2015. Diddy topped the group for 2015, raking in $60 million from touring, record sales, streaming, publishing, merchandise sales, endorsements and other business ventures, which is all taken into account during figuring. Next up is Jay Z at $56 million and Drake at $39.5 million. Other notable top ten earners see Pharrell at number five with $32 million, Kanye at seven with $22 million, and Nicki Minaj at nine with $21 million.
We have provided a list of the top ten and their coinciding figures underneath, as you can then head on over to Forbes to check out the entire grouping of 20.
1. Diddy - $60 million 2. Jay Z - $56 million 3. Drake - $39.5 million 4. Dr. Dre - $33 million 5. Pharrell - $32 million 6. Eminem - $31 million 7. Kanye West - $22 million 8. Wiz Khalifa - $21.5 million 9. Nicki Minaj - 21 million 10. Birdman - $18 million
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