*Dr. Dre has out-earned Sean “Diddy” Combs and Shawn “Jay Z Carter to land atop Forbes magazine’s Hip-Hop Cash Kings list, with earnings of $110 million in the past year.
The financial haul, made between May, 2011, and May, 2012, was largely from sales of his Beats By Dre headphones. Diddy came in a distant second with $45 million, while Jay Z banked $38 million to land third.
His “Watch The Throne” partner Kanye West was close behind with $35 million. Lil Wayne placed fifth with $27 million, while his Cash Money Records cohorts Drake, Bryan ‘Baby’ Williams and Nicki Minaj – the only female in the top 10 – all follow in sixth, seventh and eighth position, respectively. Eminem and Ludacris round out the rest of the top 10.
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