Once again Forbes has rolled out their Forbes Cash Cows list. With feature stories on Ludacris, Jay-Z, Theophilus London, Wale & Timbaland, the main spotlight shines on Dr. Dre whose Beats By Dre empire netted him $110 million last year and the top spot on Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings list.

And now you see why he could give a damn about releasing Detox to the general public. Diddy continued to let his boasts match its pockets as he netted $45 million, good enough for 2nd. Last year’s top earner Jay-Z came in at #3 with $38 million, followed by Kanye West ($35 million) & Lil Wayne ($27 million. See the full list below.

1. Andre “Dr. Dre” Young ($110 million)
2. Sean “Diddy” Combs ($45 million)
3. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter ($38 million)
4. Kanye West ($35 million)
5. Dwayne “Lil Wayne” Carter ($27 million)
6. Aubrey Drake Graham ($20.5 million)
7. Bryan “Birdman” Williams ($20 million)
8. Nicki Minaj ($15.5 million)
9. Marshall “Eminem” Mathers ($15 million)
10. Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges ($12 million)
11. Pitbull ($9.5 million0
12. Rick Ross ($9 million, tie)
13. Wiz Khalifa ($9 million, tie)
14. Snoop Lion ($8.5 million)
15. 50 Cent ($7.5 million)
16. Swizz Beatz ($7 million, tie)
17. Pharrell Williams ($7 million, tie)
18. Young Jeezy ($7 million, tie)
19. Mac Miller ($6.5 million)
20. Akon, Timbaland, Aaron “Tech N9ne” Yates ($6 million)

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