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Here Comes Forbes List of Hip-hop Cash Princes 2017


Forbes has releases the hip hop cash princes of 2017. The list according to Forbes is made of any act classified as hip-hop/rap under the age of 30 who hasn’t already appeared on a Cash Princes or Cash Kings list previously. They are most likely “the acts who will ascend into Cash Kings status”.

Members on the hip hop cash princes of 2017 shows the list is no longer a US thing as Canada’s Tory Lanez, U.K.’s Stormzy are prominently featured.

This year’s list was compiled by British rapper Little Simz, Kendrick Lamar’s manager Dave Free and veteran rapper Too Short.

Checkout the list below.


1. Desiigner (19)

His song Panda was certified triple platinum, topping charts and earning a Grammy nomination for ‘Best rap performance’.

2. D.R.A.M (28)

Best known for his 2015 hit Cha Cha, Dram’s hit single ‘Brocoli’ was also certified multi platinum and got a Grammy nomination. Dram’s debut album peaked at no 19 on the Billboard charts.

Others on the list include: Tory Lanez (24), Lil Uzi Vert (22), Lil Yatchy (19), No Name (25), Isiah Rashad (25), Stormzy (23), Bryson Tiller (23), Young M.A (24) and Methodology.


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