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Who Is Your Favorite Hip-Hop Money Maker?

Fergie 2012/09/05 20:00:00
Related Topics: Music, Jay-z, Dr Dre
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Forbes released a list of the top earners in hip-hop, and Dr. Dre came out as No. 1, earning him the title of "Hip-Hop Cash King." Most of his profits came not from record sales, but from selling his "Beats By Dr. Dre" headphones. The runners-up in order are Diddy, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj and Cash Money co-founder Bryan "Birdman" Williams. Which of these top earners is your favorite?

MUSIC.YAHOO.COM reports:
Six years ago Dr. Dre was walking along the beach with Interscope Records chief Jimmy Iovine, pondering whether or not he should launch his own shoe line. "[Forget] sneakers," said Iovine. "Let's sell speakers!" It might have been the best piece of advice the rapper-producer ever received.
iovine sell speakers piece advice rapper-producer received 2008 teamed iovine

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