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Nigerian Hip-Hop Acts Fail To Make Forbes’ 2018 World’s Highest-Paid List

Hip-hop acts in Nigeria will need to step up their game, as they are missing from the 2018 list of highest paid hip-hop acts of 2018 by Forbes.

The list, which was released on Wednesday, on Forbes website saw hip-hop legend, Jay Z, sitting comfortably in the first spot with a fortune worth $76.5 million.

Jay Z knocked off Diddy, who had topped the list for three years in a row.

However, Nigerian hip hop acts like Davido, Wizkid, Olamide, and Tekno were conspicuously missing from the list.

See the full list below:

1. Jay Z $76.5 million
2. Diddy $64 million
3. Kendrick Lamar $58 million
4. Drake $47m million
5. J. Cole $35.5 million
6. Dr. Dre $35 million
7. Nas $35 million
8. Pitbull $32 million
9. Future $30 million
10. Kanye $27.5 million
11. DJ Khaled $27 million
12. Migos $24.5 million
13. Eminem $23 million
14. Chance the rapper $21.5 million
15. Travis Scott $21 million
16. Birdman $20 million
17. Lil Uzi Vert $19.5 million
18. Lil Wayne $19 million
19. Logic $17 million
20. Russ $15 million
21. Meek mill $15 million
22. Swiss beats $15 million

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