Forbes Releases List of 2016 “Hip-Hop Cash Princes” Under 30


No one understand money more than Forbes, and for the third year in a row, they have released their list of Hip-Hop Cash Princes: The Class of 2016 . Comprised of 10 talents under the age of 30, the judges voted on up-and-coming hip-hop/rap acts that they believe will bring huge success in the following months.

Three Forbes staffers along with Hip-Hop veteran Lovebug Starski, list alum Hit-Boy, radio/TV personality Charlamagne Tha God and Atlantic Records chief Craig Kallman handpicked the 10 talents that are sure to boom in 2016

Not short of a surprise, Paterson, NJ-native, Fetty Wap tops the list along with G-Eazy, Joey Bada$$, Lil Dicky, Logic and Young Dolph, along with producers Boi-1da and Metro Boomin. The list isn’t exclusive to the fellas, though the title suggests otherwise, Little Simz and Dej Loaf also make the cut for Forbes 2016 cash-generating talents.

Check out the Forbes gallery for a breakdown of the list and the process by which the 10 were selected, and their behind the scenes video with the 3 Forbes staffer who were part of the judges panel.



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