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Date: Aug 10 23:45:54 2011
Jay-Z, Diddy Sit Atop Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

Rapper, producer and entrepreneur Jay-Z is still the highest-earning hip-hop artist, as he once again tops Forbes Magazine's Hip-Hop Cash Kings list with earnings of $37 million over the last year.  Fellow rapper / producer Sean "P-Diddy" Combs, came in second on the list, trailing Jay-Z by just $2 million.  Kanye West, who partnered with Jay-Z on their recently released "The Throne" album, checked in at No. 3 on the list, just ahead of Lil' Wayne, who spent much of the year serving time in a jail in New York.  Check out the full list of the top 20 hip-hop earners, and their earnings, below.


Forbes' Magazine Hip-Hop Cash Kings
1. Jay-Z: $37 million
2. Diddy: $35 million
3. Kanye West: $16 million
4. Lil Wayne: $15 million
4. Bryan "Birdman" Williams: $15 million
6. Eminem: $14 million
6. Snoop Dogg: $14 million
6. Dr. Dre: $14 million
9. Akon: $13 million
10. Ludacris: $12 million
11. Wiz Khalifa: $11 million
11. Drake: $11 million
13: Pharrell Williams: $10 million
14. Timbaland: $7 million
15. Swizz Beatz: $6.5 million
15. Nicki Minaj: $6.5 million
17. Rick Ross: $6 million
17. 50 Cent: $6 million
17. Pitbull: $6 million
20. T-Pain: $5 million
20. B.o.B: $5 million




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