Another year and another edition of Forbes’ annual list of the world’s highest-paid hip-hop acts is upon us and this year, JAY-Z dethrones Diddy to take the No. 1 spot with a whopping $76.5 million, while Sean “Diddy” Combs, lands at No. 2 with $64 million.Coming in 3rd is Kendrick with a career-best $58 million. These were earnings from his endorsement deals with Nike, American Express and sold-out dates on the TDE: Championship Tour.
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Drake comes in at No. 4 with $47 million and J. Cole rounds up the top 5 with $35.5 million. Dr. Dre and Nas are tied for No. 6 with $35 million. Hip-Hop is properly represented with DJ Khaled landing at No. 11 with $27 million, Travis Scott at No. 15 with $21 million, Lil Uzi Vert at No. 17 with $19.5 million and Logic at No. 19 with $17 million.