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Lil Wayne Moves Down A Spot, But Makes More Than Last Year On Forbes’ 2012 Hip-Hop “Cash Kings” List

Even though Lil Wayne has moved down a spot on the 2012 Hip-Hop Cash Kings list created by Forbes from last year, he still made nearly double of what he made in 2011. Weezy came #5 on the list earning $27 million that includes revenue from his latest album Tha Carter IV, his new clothing line TRUKFIT, and his partnership with Mountain Dew for the “DEWeezy” campaign.

The hip-hop artists who came above Tune in the list are: Dr. Dre with $110 million, Diddy with $45 million, Jay-Z with $38 million and Kanye West with $35 million. You can view the top 20 earners list after the jump below, which shows YMCMB’s Drake, Birdman and Nicki Minaj just behind Tunechi!

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Lil Wayne #4 On Forbes’ “Cash Kings” List x T-Pain Speaks About A Song He Did For Tha Carter IV

Lil Wayne #4 On Forbes Cash Kings List

Forbes recently announced their Cash Kings list for 2011 showing hip hop’s top 20 earners. Lil Wayne tied with Birdman for fourth spot banking in $15 million, which I am sure is mostly from his “I Am Still Music” tour. Young Money’s Drake and Nicki Minaj also made the list too – making Nicki the first female to ever make the list. You can check out the full list after the jump below, along with T-Pain telling HipHollywood that he gave a song to Weezy for his Tha Carter IV album called “How To Hate“.

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