Jay-Z, Kanye West and Diddy top list of highest paid Hip-Hop artistes of 2021
Jay-Z, Kanye West and Diddy Top List of Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artistes of 2021, When it came to Hip-Hop’s top earners for 2021, Jay -Z took the throne, according to former Forbes journalist Zack O’Malley Greenburg.
On Monday (Feb. 28), journalist Zack O’Malley Greenburg, formerly of Forbes, who curated the list for the publication for years, independently unveiled his list of the top-earning rappers with Jay Z making $470 million (N195.5bn), Ye raking in $250 million (N103.9bn), and Diddy bringing in $75 million (N31.2bn).
Fresh of the presses: my list of hip-hop's highest-paid artists of 2021. The top ten acts earned more than $1 billion pretax combined, nearly double their prepandemic annual haul.
1. Jay-Z $470m
2. Kanye West $250
3. Diddy $75m
— Zack O’Malley Greenburg (@zogblog) February 28, 2022