Forbes magazine has been crowning “Hip Hop Cash Kings” for the past seven years. Some of the heavyweights in the game like Jay Z, Diddy, and Dr. Dre have made the publication’s annual list of top earners in rap.
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Forbes is now acknowledging 10 rappers under the age of 30 that are on the cusp of reaching the throne with its new “Hip Hop Cash Princes” list.
“These ten artists are the rising stars with the best chance of vaulting to the next level of commercial viability—and they’re the ones most likely to make the leap to the Cash Kings list in the near future,” states Forbes.
The 2014 Hip Hop Cash Princes list includes A$AP Rocky, Azealia Banks, Big Sean, Chance The Rapper, French Montana, J. Cole, Meek Mill, Travis Scott, Tyga, and Wale.
The finalists were chosen by rap music industry insiders Bryan “Birdman” Williams, and Fab 5 Freddy, Kevin Liles along with Forbes reporters Natalie Robehmed and Zack O’Malley Greenburg.