Tech N9ne Reacts To Being On Hip-Hop Highest Earners List With Drake, Ye & Jay-Z

Former Forbes editor, journalist Zack O’Malley Greenburg, compiled a list of the top 10 highest earners in hip hop in 2021. The list included your usual suspects — Jay-Z, Diddy, and Kanye West — along with Drake, Doja Cat, DJ Khaled, and several others. Jay-Z topped the list at $450M while Ye was behind him at $250M and Diddy at $75M, while Drizzy, Wiz Khalifa, and Travis Scott held the #4, #5, and #6 spots respectively.

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One inclusion to the list that some were surprised to see was Tech N9ne. The underground legend rounded out the 10th spot in a tie between himself, Birdman, and Doja Cat with $25M. He took to Instagram where he reacted to the news, somewhat surprised that his hustle was as lucrative as some of the biggest stars of 2021. “When You’re just working with your head down minding your business and you pop up on someone’s list!” Tech wrote on IG.