Career Moves: 50 Cent Tops Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

Fobres has released it’s Hip-Hop Cash Kings list  today and taking the lead is Hip-Hop Mogul 50 cent making an extravagant $150 million this year. 50 has ventured out into a variety of business his portfolio includes the G-Unit clothing line and record label, films, video games and a couple of platinum albums. 50 is also in the works with forming a partnership with South African billionaire Partice Motsepte.

Here’s the rest of the list.

1. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson: $150 million
2. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter: $82 million
3. Sean “Diddy” Combs: $35 million
4. Kanye West: $30 million
5. Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley: $22 million
6. Pharrell Williams: $20 million
7. Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean: $17 million
8. Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus: $16 million
9. André “Dr. Dre” Young: $15 million
10. Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges: $14 million
11. Clifford “T.I.” Harris: $13 million
11. Dwayne “Lil Wayne” Carter: $13 million
12. Marshall “Eminem” Mathers: $12 million
12. Lonnie “Common” Lynn Jr.: $12 million
12. Aliaune “Akon” Thiam: $12 million
13. Jermaine Dupri: $11 million
13. Jonathan “Lil Jon” Smith: $11 million
14. OutKast: $10 million
14. Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki: $10 million
14. Jayceon “The Game” Taylor: $10 million

Career Moves: Omarion Signs With Timberland’s Record Label

In April, we heard about Omarion being dropped from Columbia Records. I guess Columbia thought he wasn’t bring in much success while on Columbia Records. Omarion released two solo albums for the record company including 2005’s ‘O’ and 2006’s ’21.’ Both albums which only went certified gold. In December of 2007, Omarion partnered with Bow Wow on the album, ‘Face Off.’ The album was very much a failure considering it only sold 329,348 units according to Wikipedia.

After all that Omarion is back starting fresh on a new record label called Mosley Music Group, owned by super producer Timberland. Omarion’s debut album on the record label is slated to release before the end of the year. Timberland will take the role as executive producer the project.

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