It’s that time of year once again and Forbes has released their 2013 highest paid Hip Hop artists list. Diddy came in first place this year earning $50 million as a result of lucrative businesses like his Bad Boy record label, Sean John clothing line, Blue Flame agency and his stake in Diageo’s Ciroc vodka. His TV channel Revolt will be launching this Fall on Time Warner and Comcast which will likely line his pockets further.

Jay Z finished in second place with $43 million followed closely behind by Dr. Dre who cashed $40 million mostly due to his Beats By Dre headphones.

Check out the top 20 list below.

1. Diddy ($50 million)
2. Jay Z ($43 million)
3. Dr. Dre ($40 million)
4. Nicki Minaj ($29 million)
5. Birdman ($21 million)
6. Kanye West ($20 million)
7. Lil Wayne ($16 million)
8. Wiz Khalifa ($14 million)
9. Ludacris ($12 million)
10. Drake ($10.5 million)
11. Snoop Lion ($10 million, tie)
12. Eminem ($10 million, tie)
14. Kendrick Lamar ($9 million, tie)
14. Pharrell Williams ($9 million, tie)
14. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ($9 million, tie)
17. Swizz Beatz ($8.5 million)
18. Tech N9ne ($7.5 million)
19. 50 Cent ($7 million)
20. Lil Jon ($6 million, tie)

See a breakdown of the list here

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