Diddy Tops Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

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Today, Forbes released its annual list of Hip-Hop Cash Kings. There weren't any real surprises in the top five; however, Diddy once again wears the crown as hip-hop's cash king earning $60 million.

Jay Z ($56 million) takes second place, followed by Drake ($39.5 million) who garnered most of his earnings from tours and festivals. Dr. Dre ($33 million) falls to the fourth spot after topping the list last year for selling Beats to Apple. Closing out the top five is Pharrell ($32 million) thanks to being a judge on the Emmy-winning The Voice.

Other notables are Eminem, Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa, and Kanye West who all made the top 10.

Here's the full list:

  1. Diddy ($60 million)
  2. Jay Z ($56 million)
  3. Drake ($39.5 million)
  4. Dr. Dre ($33 million)
  5. Pharrell ($32 million)
  6. Eminem ($31 million)
  7. Kanye West ($22 million)
  8. Wiz Khalifa ($21.5 million)
  9. Nicki Minaj ($21 million)
  10. Birdman ($18 million)
  11. Pitbull ($17 million)
  12. Lil' Wayne ($15 million)
  13. Kendrick Lamar ($12 million)
  14. J.Cole ($11 million)
  15. Snoop Dogg ($10 million)
  16. Rick Ross ($9 million)
  17. Tech N9ne ($8.5 million)
  18. Ludacris ($8 million)
  19. T.I. ($6 million)
  20. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ($5.5 million)