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Tech N9ne Reacts to Being a ‘Highest Paid Rapper’ Independently Alongside Jay-Z, Diddy & Kanye West

Strange Music founder reacted to being the highest paid independent artist of 2021.

Tech N9ne Responds To Being on Highest Paid Rapper List With Jay-Z, Diddy & Kanye West

The highest-earning hip-hop artists for 2021 has been revealed with Jay-Z and Kanye West coming out on top.

On Monday (Feb. 28), journalist and Former Forbes editor, Zack O’Malley Greenburg independently unveiled his “Hip Hop Cash Kings” list of 2021’s top-earning rappers on Monday (February 28). JAY-Z led the pack at $470 million, Kanye West settled in at No. 2 with $250 million and Diddy rounded out the Top 3 with $75 million.

Other rhymers on the list include Drake (No. 4, $50 million) and Wiz Khalifa (No. 5, $45 million), while Tech N9ne shares the number 10 spot with Doja Cat and Birdman, tied making $25 million last year, which he responded to on Instagram.

As he wrote in the caption, “When you’re just working with your head down minding your business and you pop up on someone’s list!”

The full list is as follows:

Tech N9ne — $25 million

Doja Cat — $25 million

Birdman — $25 million

J. Cole — $27 million

Eminem — $28 million

DJ Khaled — $35 million

Travis Scott — $38 million

Wiz Khalifa — $35 million

Drake — $50 million

Diddy — $75 million

Kanye West — $250 million

JAY-Z — $470 million


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