Dr. Dre has out-earned Sean “Diddy” Combs and Shawn “Jay-Z" Carter to land atop "Forbes Magazine’s" Hip-Hop Cash Kings list, with earnings of $110 million in the past year.

The financial haul, made between May, 2011, and May, 2012, was largely from sales of his Beats By Dre headphones. Diddy came in a distant second with $45 million, while Jay Z banked $38 million to land third.

His “Watch The Throne” partner Kanye West was close behind with $35 million.

Lil Wayne placed fifth with $27 million, while his Cash Money Records cohorts Drake, Bryan ‘Baby’ Williams and Nicki Minaj – the only female in the top 10 – all follow in sixth, seventh and eighth position, respectively.

Check out the full list below:

1. Dr. Dre — $110 million

2. Diddy — $45 million

3. Jay-Z — $38 million

4. Kanye West — $35 million

5. Lil Wayne — $27 million

6. Drake — $20.5 million

7. Bryan "Birdman" Williams — $20 million

8. Nicki Minaj — $15.5 million

9. Eminem — $15 million

10. Ludacris — $12 million

11. Pitbull — $9.5 million

12. Rick Ross — $9 million (tie)

12. Wiz Khalifa — $9 million (tie)

14. Snoop Lion — $8.5 million

15. 50 Cent — $7.5 million

16. Swizz Beatz — $7 million (tie)

16. Pharrell Williams — $7 million (tie)

16. Young Jeezy — $7 million (tie)

19. Mac Miller — $6.5 million

20. Akon — $6 million (tie)

20. Timbaland — $6 million (tie)

20. Tech N9ne — $6 million (tie)

 

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