It’s not just on the charts that Jay-Z reigns supreme. He’s also the highest earning man in hip hop.

The rap mogul netted $37 million last year, placing him at the top of Forbes’ Hip Hop Cash Kings list for the fourth time in the last five years.

A successful tour for “Blueprint 3” and lucrative business deals landed Jay at the top. 

Not far behind was Diddy, who earned a reported $35 million. Jay’s partner on “Watch the Throne,” Kanye West, earned $16 million.

If all goes well with “Watch the Throne,” Jay and Kanye will be adding lots more to their coffers.


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