Kanye West, Diddy and 50 Cent trail behind Jay's $35 million 2009 earnings.By Kyle Anderson
Photo: Kevin Mazur/ WireImage
The economy has been rough on everybody, but as Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings list
proves, it still pays to be a huge mainstream rapper with multiple business ventures.
Even though he took a 57 percent pay cut compared to last year, Jay-Z
still managed to come in at #1 as the richest rapper of the year. By