We’ve all heard their music. They’re on our party, work out, and road trip playlists. But who has been the most successful rap artists as of late? According to Forbes, here are 10 of the top grossing rap artists of 2017.
Contributed to the making of YMCMB with Lil Wayne.
9. Kendrick Lamar
Was named one of Time’s most influential people in the world in 2016.
8. Pharrell Williams
Has earned 10 Grammy Awards along with two Academy Award nominations.
Picked his stage name because the dogs bite to lock and do not lose.
6. Nicki Minaj
Recently paid off thousands of her fans’ student loans.
5. Wiz Khalifa
His stage name is from the Arabic word “Khalifa” which means “successor”.
4. Dr. Dre
Has won six Grammy awards, one of which was Producer of the Year.
Along with his wife Beyonce, the couple has an estimated net worth of over $1.16 billion.
Received his first Grammy for his 203 album “Take Care”.
Used to play football in school and won a division title in 1986.
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