1. Dr Dre - $620 million
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Forbes Cash Kings 2014: The World's Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists
17. 1. Dr Dre - $620 million
No surprises here - Dre earnt more than any hip-hop musician in 2014 following Apple's acquisition of Beats. But what's really impressive is that Dre's earnings in 2014 is the highest sum by a musician ever evaluated by Forbes - and, his earnings add up to more than every other artists earnings on the list - combined.