Nas Makes The Forbes List For The First Time

Forbes has released the list of the World’s Highest Paid Hip-Hop Acts 2018.


Popular Jay Z, clinched the No. 1 spot for himself with $76.5 million, pushing pass Diddy who had the sit in 2017, to land him at the N0. 2 with $64 million.

Kendrick Lamar sits in the No. 3 spot with $58 million, his endorsement deals with Nike and American Express to sold-out dates on the TDE: Championship Tour and among others paid off for him.

Drake in at No. 4 with $47 million and J. Cole rounds out the Top 5 with $35.5 million, while Dr. Dre and Nas are tied for No. 6 with $35 million.

This is the first time Nas has made the list since emerging with Illmatic in 1994.

DJ Khaled lands at No. 11 with $27 million, Travis Scott at No. 15 with $21 million, Lil Uzi Vert at No. 17 with $19.5 million and Logic at No. 19 with $17 million.


While Russ, Swizz Beatz and Meek Mill are tied at No. 20 with $15 million.