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Hip-hop artist Shawn Carter, acting under the alias Jay-Z, became the highest-paid rapper of the year by the American publication Forbes. Over the last 12 months he earned 76.5 million dollars.
It is noted that to lead the ranking of the highest paid rap artists Jay-Z helped the album Everything Is Love is the first Studio album, recorded together with his wife Beyonce. In addition, he earned money through touring On The Run II.
In second place — Sean Combs, formerly known as Diddy, and in November of 2017 which replaced the alias Love. He earned $ 64 million. In third place was Kendrick Lamar with 58 million dollars.
The top 10 also included rappers Drake ($47 million), J. Cole (35.5 million), Dr. Dre (35 million), Nas (35 million), pit Bull (32 million), Future (30 million) and Kanye West (27.5 million). Just appeared in the list of 20 hip-hop artists, the last place was shared between the musicians Russ, Meek Mill and Swizz Beatz, each of which earned $ 15 million.
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