Drake, Jay Z, Dr. Dre: Who’s The Highest Paid Hip Hop Artist?

by Sarah Flanigan 3:33 PM PDT, September 23, 2014
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Ever wonder how much your favorite hip hop stars make in a year? What about who has earned the most?

Forbes released their list of highest earning hip hop artists of 2014 and we’re breaking the top five down.

5. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. With a total of $32 million made in 2014, it appears the work these two have been putting in to make incredible music has definitely been paying off!

4. Drake. The rapper is giving a whole new meaning for his song Started From The Bottom. This actor turned leader in the rap game earned an estimated $33 mil in 2014, which proves he’s absolutely been crushing it personally and professionally.

2 & 3 Jay Z and Diddy. These two incredible men tied for the second spot with $60 million. While Jay Z is making bank off his tours and ROCNATION record label, Diddy made his fortune this year off of his various ventures in business with the majority of his cash coming from his agreement with Ciroc vodka.

Check out the video above to see more about these artists and who came in at number one!