Taking a step away from Hip-Hop’s Cash Kings (and Queens), Forbes is betting on a list of money makers on the come up. Fetty Wap, Dej Loaf, and Logic landed on the publication’s list of “Next Richest Rappers.”
As DJBooth.net reports, that roster isn’t exclusive to rap artists. Drake’s go-to producers Boi-1da and Metro Boomin made the list alongside rappers G-Eazy, Joey Badass, Lil Dicky, Young Dolph, and Little Simz.
The list isn’t based on actual figures, but the opinions of Forbes staffers and music tastemakers like Hit-Boy, Charlamagne tha God, and Atlantic Records CEO Craig Kallman.
Despite the nomination process the “Next Richest Rappers” have already proved their earning potential. Fetty, for example, scored a record-breaking run on Billboard last year; Logic’s Incredible True Story LP debuted at No. 1 on the Hip-Hop/R&B charts, while Dej has a good share of collaborations on her resume, and is one of the faces of M.A.C.’s latest makeup campaign.