When it comes to music, many of the taste makers and game changers are young and ahead of their time. Some break records before reaching 25 while other make their first million at the age of 21. Forbes has recognized these movers and shakers on their annual 30 Under 30 list. For their music list, almost half of the 20-somethings listed are hip-hop representatives.
Chance the Rapper reigns as the youngest in charge on the list with Forbes recognizing him for his critically acclaimed mixtape Acid Rap and work with his band The Social Experiment. They also tipped their hat to 23-year-old Azealia Banks for maintaining her connection with her fans during the wait for her debut album, Broke With Expensive Taste.
Others on the list include Big Sean, Jhene Aiko,FKA Twigs Iggy Azalea and producers Hit Boy and Mike WiLL Made It.
The other top 30 Under 30 lists recognize professionals in sports, policy, finance, science, media and more.
See the rest of the music list here.