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  • Jay-Z Tops Forbes Hip-Hop Rich List, His "Watch the Throne" Partner Kanye West Places Third on List

    Thu, 11 Aug 2011 09:46:33

    Jay-Z Tops Forbes Hip-Hop Rich List, His "Watch the Throne" Partner Kanye West Places Third on List - It's the fourth time in five years that Jay-Z has topped the list

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    • Jay-Z - LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 31: Recording artist Jay Z attends day 2 of the 2014 Budweiser Made in America Festival at Los Angeles Grand Park on August 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
    • Jay-Z - LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 31: Recording artist Jay Z attends day 2 of the 2014 Budweiser Made in America Festival at Los Angeles Grand Park on August 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.
    • Jay-Z - LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 31: Recording artist Jay Z attends day 2 of the 2014 Budweiser Made in America Festival at Los Angeles Grand Park on August 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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    One "Throne" that Jay-Z needn't watch is his fortune since it's growing by leaps and bounds. The rapper is once again sitting atop the Forbes Hip-Hop Cash King list for the fourth time in five years. Jay-Z raked in $37 million in the past year in order to nab this "Throne."

    Jay's Watch the Throne partner Kanye West placed third, with $16 million in income. Diddy was the cheese in between the Jay-Z/Kanye West sandwich bread, collection $35 million.

    With Watch the Throne landing and expected to be one of the biggest releases in hip-hop this year, Jay-Z and Kanye West may be #1 and #2 on this list next year. Congrats, gentlemen!

    Have you nabbed a copy of Watch the Throne yet?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    08.11.11



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