Forbes Announces 2014 Hip Hop Cash Kings List
Forbes Announces 2014 Hip Hop Cash Kings List; Find Out Which Entertainers Make The Cut!
Its been a prosperous year in Hip Hop for some very particular heavyweights in the industry, and Forbes is giving the scoop. Its thats time of year again, Forbes talks numbers and gives the masses a break down of Hip Hop’s Top earners.
Forbes gives the rundown of Hip Hop’s Top 20 earners for 2014. No surprise who comes in the lead here by leaps and bounds, passing others top four earners at least ten times over! RIP to the competition. Forbes says of its list,
“To form this year’s Cash Kings list, we considered income from touring, record sales, publishing, merchandise sales, endorsements and other ventures. Management, agent and attorney fees are not deducted. Earnings are calculated from June 2013 to June 2014 and based on data from Pollstar, the RIAA and Nielsen SoundScan, and from interviews with managers, lawyers, executives and some of the artists themselves.”
See top entertainers who grabbed spots 1-10
1. Dr. Dre – $620 million
2. Jay Z – $60 million
2. Diddy – $60 million
4. Drake $33 million
5. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis $32 million
6. Kanye West $30 million
7. Birdman $24 million
8. Lil Wayne $23 million
9. Pharrell Williams $22 million
10. Eminem $18 million