Let’s be honest who would have thought Kanye West could topple Jay Z in Forbes list of higest earners in hip-hop… I’m sure even Kim Kardashian couldn’t have seen that one coming.

Forbes 2019 list with Kanye West, Jay Z, Drake

Considering the fact that Kanye West hasn’t been that fully active with his music these days, so how did he outgun ace rapper Jay Z in the latest Forbes list of highest earners for 2019. It’s simple, Ye simplify focused on his fashion brand ‘Yeezy’, and his brand is set to hit about $1.5Billion in sales this year.

Beyonce’s hubby Jay Z comes in second behind Kanye, with about $81million, followed by Drake & Diddy in third & fourth respectively in the 2019 highest earners list in hip-hop.

As reported by TheShadeRoom below:

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TSR STAFF: Jade Ashley @Jade_Ashley94 _____________________________________ Fans are always excited for @forbes’ annual list of the highest-paid hip-hop acts as they anticipate to see if their favorite artist has made the list, and where on the list their favorite has landed. _____________________________________ This year for the first time ever, #KanyeWest has earned the #1 spot on Forbes’ list, making him the highest-paid hip-hop act with $150 million. Aside from music, Kanye has been deep within the fashion game, and his Yeezy brand is expected to top $1.5 billion in sales this year. _____________________________________ Following right behind Ye is none other than #JayZ bringing in $81 million. This year we all know he toured the world with his wife Beyoncé on their “On The Run II,” tour as they brought in the big bucks. With more than 8.2 billion streams, #Drake has taken the crown for—click the link in the bio to read more at TheShadeRoom.com (📸: @gettyimages)

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