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Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V” Album Generated $3.3 Million In Its First Week

Lil Wayne Tha Carter V Album Generated 3.3 Million In Its First Week

According to DJ Booth, Lil Wayne‘s new album Tha Carter V generated a total of $3.3 million in the opening week of it being released (September 27th to October 3rd).

The numbers come from HITS Daily Double, who had only C5 tracks in their top 10 highest-earnings songs last week. “Mona Lisa” featuring Kendrick Lamar topped the list with a gross amount of $335,141.

All 23 records from Tha Carter V also appeared in the top 50 highest-earning tracks of last week with the lowest-earning song being “Dope New Gospel” featuring Nivea at No. 41, which gained a gross total of $74,438.

These are amazing numbers for a new album considering the last major first-week project was Eminem with Kamikaze that generated a total of $1.8 million! Congratulations to Wayne, but I wonder how much of this $3.3 million he will receive?!

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Lil Wayne Makes An Appearance On The 2018 Forbes “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” List

Lil Wayne Makes An Appearance On The 2018 Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings List

Forbes reveal the top 20 rappers who have appeared on their 2018 Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. Lil Wayne made an appearance on this list at No. 18 by banking around $19 million, which is $3.5 million more than what he made last year.

Tunechi‘s Young Money artist Drake also made the top 20 of this year’s Hip-Hop Cash Kings list by entering at No. 4 with around $47 million. If you are interested, Birdman also made the list at No. 16 with an estimated $20 million.

You can check out the full list below. This year has also been Weezy‘s biggest payday since 2014 and that is thanks to headlining concerts and reaching a multimillion-dollar settlement with Cash Money Records and Universal!

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Lil Wayne, Drake & Nicki Minaj Appear On The 2017 Forbes “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” List

Lil Wayne, Drake & Nicki Minaj Appear On The 2017 Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings List

Forbes have released a top 20 list of the rappers who have made their 2017 Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. Lil Wayne appeared on this list at No. 16 by earning around $15.5 million, which is $1.5 million more than what he earned last year.

Weezy‘s Young Money artists Drake and Nicki Minaj also made the top 20 of this year’s Hip-Hop Cash Kings list with Drizzy appearing at No. 1 with $94 million and the Barbie appearing at No. 15 with $16 million.

You can check out the full top 20 list after the jump below!

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Lil Wayne Appears On The 2016 Forbes “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” List

Lil Wayne Appears On The 2016 Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings List

Forbes have released this year’s Hip-Hop Cash Kings list and out of 20 places, Lil Wayne appeared at #14 earning around $14 million, which is $1 million less than what he earned in the previous year.

Even though Weezy did not make the top 10 of Forbes‘ 2016 Hip-Hop Cash Kings list, 2 of his Young Money artists did as Drake came in at #4 with $38.5 million and Nicki Minaj came in at #6 with $20.5 million!

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Lil Wayne Appears On The 2015 Forbes “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” List

Lil Wayne Appears On The 2015 Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings List

Forbes released their 2015 Hip-Hop Cash Kings list earlier this week and Lil Wayne was ranked at #12 earning around $15 million, which is $8 million less than what he earned last year.

Weezy made most of his money from June 2014 to June 2015 by touring all over the United States of America. You can see exactly how Forbes calculated their numbers below.

Even though Tune did not make the top 10 of this year’s Hip-Hop Cash Kings list, 2 of his Young Money artists did as Drake came in at #3 with $39.5 million and Nicki Minaj came in at #9 with $21 million!

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