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It’s that time of year again, when Forbes reveals the coveted Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. 

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Over the past few years, the Cash Kings list has been a back and forth battle between Jay-Z and Diddy, but this year, Dr. Dre tops the list as Forbes’ ultimate Cash King. 

Although Dr. Dre hasn’t released an album in over a decade, Dr. Dre’s Beats by Dre headphones have landed him in the number one spot. 

This year’s Cash Kings list is comprised of the usual money makers. Sean “Diddy” Combs and Jay-Z clock in at number two and three, while Kanye West isn’t far behind with an estimated $35 million, which lands him in the final four. 

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Lil Wayne’s YMCMB army dominates the Cash Kings list, taking spots five through eight, with a combined worth of a whopping $85 million. 

Find out who else made the coveted top 10 Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings list below, but first check out who rounds out the top 20. 

  • Forbes Cash Kings List Spots 11-20
  • 11. Pitbull – $9.5 million
  • 12. Rick Ross – $9 million (tie)
  • 12. Wiz Khalifa – $9 million (tie)
  • 14. Snoop Dogg – $8.5 million
  • 15. 50 Cent – $7.5 million
  • 16. Swizz Beatz – $7 million (tie)
  • 16. Pharrell – $7 million (tie)
  • 16. Young Jeezy – $7 million (tie)
  • 19. Mac Miller – $6.5 million
  • 20. Akon – $6 million
  • 20. Timbaland – $6 million
  • 20. Tech N9ne – $6 million

2. Sean “Diddy” Combs” cashes in at the number 2 spot with $45 million. 

3. Jay-Z made an estimated $38 million this year. 

4. The general of G.O.O.D. Music, Kanye West, is having a good year with $35 million.

5. Lil Wayne rounds out the top five with $27 million. 

6. Drake files in right after his boss, Lil Wayne, with an estimated $20.5 million. 

7. Birdman clocks in right behind Drake with $20 million. 

8. Young Money continues to dominate the top 10 with Nicki Minaj hitting the number eight spot with $15.5 million.

9. Eminem is close on Nicki Minaj’s lady lumps, cashing in at $15 million. 

10. Ludacris rounds out the top 10 with $12 million. 

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