Musicians earn fabulous sums
In the American magazine Forbes has made the list of the richest rap musicians. The rating was headed by Shawn Carter, known as Jay Z. in the past 12 months earned $76.5 million and became the highest-paid rapper of the year.
To earn the money he was helped by the album Everything Is Love is the first Studio album recorded with his wife Beyonce and concert tour On The Run II.
On the second place ranking is P-Diddy. Sean Combs known as P-Diddy in 2017 which replaced the alias in Love. He previously led the rankings for three consecutive years.
The singer has made a fortune thanks largely to the business of selling drinks. Under the brand of its company for sale Ciroc vodka, DeLeon tequila and alkaline water Aquahydrate. Over the last 12 months he earned $64 million.
The three leaders were, and Kendrick Lamar with $58 million. Most of the income he brought the cooperation with Nike and American Express.
The top ten also includes Drake ($47 million), J. Cole ($35.5 million), Dr. Dre ($35 million), Nas ($35 million) Pitbull ($32 million), Future ($30 million) and Kanye West with $27.5 million Just appeared in the list of 20 rappers. The last place ranking was shared between Russ, Meek Mill and Swizz Beatz, who earned $15 million.
It is noted that hip-hop is the most popular genre in America, and ten of the highest paid performers during the year earned a total of $405.5 million