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Diddy, Jay Z, Dr. Dre & Drake Again Lead Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings List For 2016

(AllHipHop News) Once again Sean “Diddy” Combs, Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, Andre “Dr. Dre” Young, and Aubrey “Drake” Graham are cited as the top money makers in Hip Hop. Forbes released its annual Cash Kings list, and the 2016 edition includes the same four leaders as 2015.

Diddy takes the #1 spot with $62 million earned. The Revolt founder is followed by Jay Z with $53.5 million, Dr. Dre with $41 million, and Drake with $38.5 million.

The rest of the top ten features Wiz Khalifa ($24 million), Nicki Minaj ($20.5 million), Pitbull ($20 million), Pharrell ($19.5 million), Kendrick Lamar ($18.5 million), and Birdman ($18 million).

A notable change over the last year is Kendrick jumping into the Top 10 (up from 13). In addition, Tech N9ne and T.I. were replaced by DJ Khaled, A$AP Rocky, and Swizz Beatz.

Check out the full Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list below.

1) Diddy – $62 million
2) Jay Z – $53.5 million
3) Dr. Dre – $41 million
4) Drake – $38.5 million
5) Wiz Khalifa – $24 million
6) Nicki Minaj -$20.5 million
7) Pitbull – $20 million
8) Pharrell – $19.5 million
9) Kendrick Lamar – $18.5 million
10) Birdman – $18 million
11) Kanye West – $17.5 million
12) DJ Khaled – $15 million
13) A$AP Rocky – $14.5 million
14) J. Cole – $14 million
14) Lil Wayne – $14 million
14) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – $14 million
17) Snoop Dogg – $12.5 million
18) Eminem – $11 million
19) Swizz Beatz – $10.5 million
20) Ludacris – $10 million
20) Rick Ross – $10 million