Bounced Back: Kanye West Tops Forbes Cash King List for 1st Time
And people said they Ye fell off. Kanye West has topped Forbes' annual hip-hop cash king list for the first time in his career. He racked up $150 million compared to Jay-Z's $81 million that came in 2nd place. Most of his earnings can be attributed to his Yeezy brand, which banked $1.5 billion in sales.