Forbes Lists Kanye West As Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Act

According to Forbes’ new Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts list, Kanye West is the highest paid hip hop act. This comes after it was reported that he took the crown with about $150 million. That amount is higher than the man behind him which is Jay-Z. Hov was reported to have earned $81 million while Drake and Diddy were listed closely behind at $75 mil and $70 million respectively. Rounding out the top five is Travis Scott, who earned $58 million.

Check out the full list below:

20. Pitbull ($18 million)

19. Wiz Khalifa ($18.5 million)

18. Nas ($19 million)

17. Future ($19.5 million)

16. Birdman ($20 million)

15. Meek Mill ($21 million)

14. Swizz Beatz ($23 million)

13. Cardi B ($28 million)

12. Nicki Minaj ($29 million)

11. J. Cole ($31 million)

10. Childish Gambino ($35 million)

9. Migos ($36 million)

8. Kendrick Lamar ($38.5 million)

7. DJ Khaled ($40 million)

6. Eminem ($50 million)

5. Travis Scott ($58 million)

4. Diddy ($70 million)

3. Drake ($75 million)

2. Jay-Z ($81 million)

1. Kanye West ($150 million)