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Lil Wayne’s “Right Above It” Single Feat Drake Tops iTunes Charts x Forbes Hip Hop Top Earners List

Wed, Aug 18, 2010 by

Lil Waynes Right Above It Single Tops iTunes Charts

Yesterday, we reported Lil Wayne‘s “Right Above It” single featuring Drake was officially put on iTunes, and now today it has made #1 on both the Rap/Hip Hop charts and the Overall charts. The record is the first single from Weezy‘s upcoming I’m Not A Human Being EP which is dropping on his birthday, September 27th, and if you didn’t buy your official copy from iTunes, then you can do so here!

Hit the jump to see where Lil Wayne came on the Forbes hip hop top earners list:

Not even jail could stop Lil Wayne from cracking the top five on our list. Sentenced in March to a year in the pen for weapons possession, the rapper managed to earn his hefty total from new album Rebirth, proceeds from guest appearances and a healthy dose of touring, where he grossed over $500,000 per show. Already making plans for a new album, Tha Carter IV, upon his release.

#1 Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter – $63m
#2 Sean “Diddy” Combs – $30M
#3 Aliuane “Akon” Thiam – $21M
#4 Dwayne “Lil Wayne” Carter – $20M
#5 Andre “Dr. Dre” Young – $17M
#6 Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges – $16M
#7 Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus – $15M
#8 Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley – $14M
#9 Pharrell Williams – $13M
#10 Kanye West – $12M
#11 Aubrey “Drake” Graham – $10M
#12 Clifford “T.I.” Harris – $9M (tie)
#12 Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean – $9M (tie)
#14 Marshall “Eminem” Mathers – $8M (tie)
#14 Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson – $8M (tie)

Previously: Lil Wayne Makes Forbes Celebrity 100 List

Congratulations to Tunechi Lionchess

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