Kanye West beats Jay Z, Drake to become the higherst paid HIP HOP act in the world

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American rapper and fashion designer, KANYE WEST has been named the highest-paid hip-hop act in the world, earning One hundred and fifty million dollars in a year.

According to Forbes, KANYE WEST top the 2019 list, edging out JAY-Z who earned eighty-one  million dollars and Drake who made seventy-one million dollars, to stand at second and third positions respectively on the list of top 20.

JAY-Z has always been one of the top earners in hip-hop, but for the first time ever he has lost out to KANYE WEST, his former protégé.

The top ten consists entirely of male hip-hop artists, as EMINEM, DJ KHALED, KENDRICK LAMAR, MIGOS, and CHILDISH GAMBINO round out the rest of the list.

The only female artists to make it into the top 20 are NICKI MINAJ and CARDI B, who come in at the number 12 and 13 slots respectively.

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