Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings 2009

9 07 2009

Forbes releases it’s annual list of the top 20 earners of the year for Hip Hop. As usual, Jay, Diddy, and 50 remain in the top five, but Kanye and Akon also make their way into the top five cash kings of 08-09. Some other new names that made their way onto the list are Flo-Rida and Rick Ross. Congrats to Hov for taking the number one spot bringing in 35 mill last year. Check out the top five below and continue reading to peep the rest.
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1. Jay-Z – 35 Million
2. Diddy – 30 Million
3. Kanye West – 25 Million
4. 50 Cent – 20 Million
5. Akon – 20 Million

6. Lil Wayne – 18 Million
7. Timbaland – 17 Million
8. Pharrell – 16 Million
9. T-Pain – 15 Million
10. Eminem – 14 Million
11. Dr.Dre – 13 Million
12. Snoop Dogg – 11 Million
13. Ludacris – 10 Million
14. Common – 8 Million
15. Will.I.Am – 8 Million (tie)
16. T.I. – 8 Million (tie)
17. Swizz Beatz – 8 Million (tie)
18. Andre 3000 – 7 Million
19. Big Boi- 7 Million (tie)
20. Flo-Rida – 6 Million
21. Rick Ross – 6 Million (tie)
22. The Game – 6 Million (tie)
23. Young Jeezy- 6 Million (tie)

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