Jay-Z Tops Another Forbes List.
Jay-Z tops this year’s Forbes Hip-Hop cash Kings list with $37 million this past year, a little but more than Diddy ($35 million). ‘Hip-hop’s reigning Cash King continues to reap the benefits of a 10-year $150 million Live Nation deal, as well as stakes in the New Jersey Nets, the 40/40 Club chain, ad firm Translation and others. This year marked the first time he out-earned wife Beyonce since their marriage in 2008. But for more on the business of hip-hop, check out Empire State of Mind: ‘How Jay-Z Went From Street Corner to Corner Office.’ a sick documentary.