Forbes Hip Hop Cash King 2011 List

Forbes Hip Hop Cash King 2011 List

Forbes released its’ yearly, “Hip-Hop Cash King,” list for 2011 showing the top earners for the last year. As usual either Jay-Z or Diddy took the number 1 spot. Kanye West made a jump to third with Lil Wayne locked up and Rick Ross & 50 cent are now tied. Check the full list below.

Jay-Z pulled in $63 million over the past 12 months, earning him his second straight hip-hop cash crown. His income level places him in the 35% tax bracket, which means he’ll pay Uncle Sam about $22 million this year–a sum greater than the total earnings of any other rap star besides second-ranked Diddy. (RealtalkNY)

1. Jay-Z – $63 Million
2. Diddy – $30 Million
3. Akon – $21 Million
4. Lil Wayne – $20 Million
5. Dr. Dre – $17 Million
6. Ludacris – $16 Million
7. Snoop Dogg – $15 Million
8. Timbaland – $14 Million
9. Pharrell – $13 Million
10. Kanye West – $12 Million
11. Drake – $9 Million
11. T.I. – $ 9 Million
12. Swizz Beatz – $9 Million
14. Eminem – $8 Million (Recovery money will be counted next year)
14.50 Cent – $8 Million
14. Young Jeezy – $8 Million
17. Common – $7 Million
18. Soulja Boy – $7 Million
18. T-Pain – $7 Million
20. Lil Jon – $5 Million
20. Gucci Mane – $5 Million
20. Rick Ross – $5 Million

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