Fans may have lost hope in Kanye West but he is slowly making a comeback with a bang.

A Christian one to be precise and now, he has for the first time been named the top earning hip-hop artiste in the world in 2019 according to Forbes.

It has always been Jay Z but this year Kanye’s worth is estimated at 150 million and Jay Z at  $81 million who is in position two. Drake who was at number three with an estimate of 75 million dollars is the most streamed 2019.

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This is the best time for Kanye to be ranked number one. He announced he will drop an album, ‘Jesus Is King’ at the end of this year. I think that is the best motivation for the rapper.

Well, based on the sales of his Yeezy’s, I am sure he is much more than that because the business has been booming. Last week, he was trending after he removed the latest shoes he was wearing and handed them to his friend and colleague, DJ Khalid, walking away barefoot.

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Pitbull made it to top 20 in as much as we have not heard much of him this year. Here is a list of the top 20 highest-paid hip-hop acts 2019:

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