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Only Rap Chick on the Forbes List!

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Only Rap Chick on the Forbes List!


Nicki Minaj is the highest-earning female hip-hop artist on ‘Cash Kings List’.

The “Moment 4 Life” singer ranked 4th on this year’s Forbes’ annual “Hip-Hop Cash Kings List” with $29 million. She is also the only woman who landed in the list which earned her the moniker “hip-hop queen.”

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She earned more than fellow hip hop artists Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Lion plus her fellow Y.M.C.M.B labelmates Lil Wayne, Drake and Birdman.

Nicki debuted on the list in 2011 with earnings of $6.5 million and the first female to break the Top 20. Last year, she earned $15.5 million.

Nicki got her wealth as judge on American Idol for $12 million plus she also has her own perfume and clothing lines. She also inked endorsement deals with Pepsi, Mac, O.P.I. and Myx Fusions Moscato.

P Diddy topped the list with $50 million. Jay Z came in second with $43 million. Jay Z, along with wife Beyonce was also declared by Forbes as highest-earning couple. Dr. Dre landed in third spot with $40 million. Making it to the top 5 is Nicki’s Cash Money boss Bryan “Birdman” Williamswith $21 million.

Completing the top 10 were Kanye West ($20 million), Lil Wayne ($16 million), Wiz Khalifa ($14 million), Ludacris ($12 million) and Pitbull ($11million).

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