2018 Forbes richest hip-hop singers
Jay-Z. Credit: Business Insider

Jay-Z, Diddy and Kendrick Lamar top the list of the 2018 Forbes richest hip-hop singers.

With an income of $76.5 million, Jay-Z sits at the top, earning the whopping sum through his record label Roc Nation, TIDAL, the tour.

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He is followed by Sean “Diddy” Combs with $64 million, which he got from his holdings in beverage empire, Ciroc Vodka, DeLeon tequila, and Aquahydrate alkaline water.

And on the third position is Lamar with $58 million. This was from his endorsement contract with Nike and American Express.

Closely trailing him is Drake with $47 million and J. Cole ending the top five with $35.5 million.

See the full list below:

1. Jay Z – $76.5 million

2. Diddy – $64 million

3. Kendrick Lamar – $58 million

4. Drake – $47 million

5. J.Cole – $35.5 million

6. Dr Dre – $35 million

7. Nas – $35 million

8. Pitbull – $32 million

9. Future – $30 million

10. Kanye West – $27.5 million

11. DJ Khaled – $27 million

12. Migos – $24.5 million

13. Eminem – $23 million

14. Chance the Rapper – $21.5 million

15. Travis Scott – $21 million

16. Birdman – $20 million

17. Lil Uzi Vert – $19.5 million

18. Lil Wayne – $19 million

19. Logic – $17 million

20. Meek Mill/ Russ/ Swizz Beatz (tie) – $15 million