Drfunkenberry.com
10Jul
2009
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Jay Z Tops Hip Hop Money Makers List

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jayJay Z is nothing but D.O.A. when it comes to leading the list of top money makers in Hip Hop & Rap.

Forbes released their annual list and Jay topped it by bringing in $35 million in the past year. 50 Cent pulled in $20 million while Kanye pulling in $25 million and Lil Wayne pulling in $18 million. That's a  lot of lollipops to say the least.

Here is the list:

1 - Jay-Z - $35 million
2 - Diddy - $30 million
3 - Kanye West - $25 million
4 - 50 Cent - $20 million
5 - Akon - $20 million
6 - Lil Wayne - $18 million
7 - Timbaland - $17 million
8 - Pharrell Williams - $15 million
9 - T-Pain - $15 million
10 - Eminem - $14 million
11 - Dr. Dre - $13 million
12 - Snoop Dogg - $11 million
13 - Ludacris - $10 million
14 - Swizz Beatz - $8 million
15 - T.I. - $8 million
18 - Will.i.am - $8 million
18 - Common - $8 million
18 - Big Boi - $7 million
18 - Andre 3000 - $7 million
20 - Flo Rida - $6 million
20 - Rick Ross - $6 million
20 - The Game - $6 million
20 - Young Jeezy - $6 million

Interesting to me how many on the list have thier own clothing line or other ventures.-Dr.FB