Kanye West became Forbes’ highest paid hip-hop star for the first time


Kanye West became Forbes’ highest paid hip-hop act for the first time in his career following the highest twenty list for 2019 that was released on Thursday September nineteen.

The list that charted pre-tax financial gain from June 2018 through June of this year, had Kanye West whose Yeezy whole is anticipated to hit $1.5 billion in sales this year starting off on prime with $150 million whereas Jay-Z took the No. two with $81 million.

Kanye was at No. ten on the 2018 list with $27.5 million, however his spectacular rise in earnings may be attributed to the success of Yeezy, his signature footwear collaboration with Adidas.

Drake took the No. three spot on the list with $75 million. Diddy followed shortly behind at $70 million whereas Forbes newcomer Travis Scott brought in $58 million. alternative hip-hop massive weights that created the highest ten list embrace Eminem, DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar, Migos, and immature Gambino.

While Nicki Minaj and Cardi B who took the No. 12 and No. thirteen severally with $29 million and $28 million were the sole feminine artistes within the prime twenty list, Russ, Logic, Lil Wayne, Lil submachine gun Vert, Birdman, Dr. Dre, and probability the Rapper were notably absent.

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