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Jay-Z performing in concert on the first day of week two of the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park on October 13, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (AFPRelax pic)

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Jay-Z tops Forbes’ annual list of the highest-paid artists in hip-hop, with other top spots going to Diddy and Kendrick Lamar.

Jay-Z’s status at the top of the Forbes list comes thanks to earnings of US$76.5 million over the past year, which saw him tour in support of his own album “4:44” and launch a joint album and tour with his wife, Beyoncé.

Next in line is Diddy, who moves to the second spot after having topped the Forbes list for there years running. He reportedly pulled in US$64 million, largely from his beverage empire.

Kendrick Lamar is in the third spot with US$58 million – career-best, according to Forbes. In addition to earnings from a solo tour and as headliner of “TDE: The Championship Tour,” he reportedly profited from deals with Nike and American Express.

Other notable stars on the list include Drake in fourth place, Dr. Dre in sixth and DJ Khaled at 11, while newer faces including Travis Scott (14), Lil Uzi Vert (17) and Logic (19) appear in the top 20.

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