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Apple, Chance the Rapper, and Chicago: #ThatsBaller: Chance the Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, and DJ Khaled Among Top 10 on Forbes Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists List @balleralert ΛŠε΅› ThatsBaller: Chance the Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, and DJ Khaled Among Top 10 on Forbes Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists List-blogged by @thereal__bee β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Every year Forbes acknowledges the year's highest earners in the hip-hop industry and this year we have a few newcomers to the list. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Chicago native, ChancetheRapper, ranked No. 5 on the list at $33 million. Though the 24-year-old has never sold a physical album and instead releases free music via streaming services, Chance has managed to get his coins from major festival gigs as well as partnerships with brands like KitKat. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Rapper Kendrick Lamar was right behind Chance at $30 million. According to Forbes, Lamar grosses more than $1 million per tour stop. DJKhaled was also in the top 10 of the list, ranking in at No. 9 with $24 million. From his deals with a variety of brands such as Apple, Mentos, and Champ Sports, along with his DJ gigs, Khaled made a nice little penny this year. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € β€œPeople probably thought I was crazy to just spend my last penny to invest in myself,” Khaled tells Forbes. β€œNow it's paying off … one thing I learned is some investments might take years to kick in, and they are kicking in.”
Apple, Chance the Rapper, and Chicago:  #ThatsBaller: Chance the Rapper, Kendrick
 Lamar, and DJ Khaled Among Top 10 on
 Forbes Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists List
 @balleralert
 ΛŠε΅›
ThatsBaller: Chance the Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, and DJ Khaled Among Top 10 on Forbes Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists List-blogged by @thereal__bee β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Every year Forbes acknowledges the year's highest earners in the hip-hop industry and this year we have a few newcomers to the list. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Chicago native, ChancetheRapper, ranked No. 5 on the list at $33 million. Though the 24-year-old has never sold a physical album and instead releases free music via streaming services, Chance has managed to get his coins from major festival gigs as well as partnerships with brands like KitKat. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € Rapper Kendrick Lamar was right behind Chance at $30 million. According to Forbes, Lamar grosses more than $1 million per tour stop. DJKhaled was also in the top 10 of the list, ranking in at No. 9 with $24 million. From his deals with a variety of brands such as Apple, Mentos, and Champ Sports, along with his DJ gigs, Khaled made a nice little penny this year. β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β € β€œPeople probably thought I was crazy to just spend my last penny to invest in myself,” Khaled tells Forbes. β€œNow it's paying off … one thing I learned is some investments might take years to kick in, and they are kicking in.”

ThatsBaller: Chance the Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, and DJ Khaled Among Top 10 on Forbes Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artists List-blogged by @thereal__...

Chicago, DJ Khaled, and Future: Cardi B, DJ Khaled and Kendrick Lamar Lead 2017 BET "Hip Hop Awards" With Nine Nominations @balleralert Cardi B, DJ Khaled and Kendrick Lamar Lead 2017 BET β€œHip Hop Awards” With Nine Nominations – blogged by @MsJennyb β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € In less than a month, BET will be premiering the 2017 β€œHip Hop Awards,” from The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami, Florida. In wake of the catastrophic storms that pummeled through parts of Florida and Texas, the network will use its platform to offer support to those impacted by both HurricaneIrma and HurricaneHarvey through its β€œHip Hop for Hurricane Relief” efforts. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € The annual celebration will pay homage to the hip hop culture with a slew of performances, special guests, tributes and highly-anticipated cyphers from your favorite big-name and underground rappers. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € This year, BET will reward some of the biggest artists, DJ’s, producers, and video directors for their hard work throughout the year. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Everyone’s favorite regular-degular chick from the Bronx leads with an impressive nine nominations for her summer banger, β€œBodak Yellow.” CardiB joins the likes of multi-platinum artist and superstar producer, DJKhaled and Grammy Award winning rapper KendrickLamar, who both have nine nominations each. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Following close behind with five nominations is none other than the GOAT himself, JayZ, who shares the second-most nomination score with Chicago native, ChancetheRapper. The two will be competing against one another in categories such as β€œLyricist of the Year,” β€œMVP of the Year, and β€œ Hustler of the Year.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Future and the Migos will be battling it out for β€œSingle of the Year,” β€œAlbum of the Year" and the β€œMade-You-Look” Award, as they both pick up four nominations each. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Other categories include, Best Featured Verse, Best Mixtape, Impact Track, Hot Ticket Performer and many more. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € The main event kicks off October 10th at 8PM ET-PT. Will you be tuning in?
Chicago, DJ Khaled, and Future: Cardi B, DJ Khaled and Kendrick Lamar
 Lead 2017 BET "Hip Hop Awards" With
 Nine Nominations
 @balleralert
Cardi B, DJ Khaled and Kendrick Lamar Lead 2017 BET β€œHip Hop Awards” With Nine Nominations – blogged by @MsJennyb β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € In less than a month, BET will be premiering the 2017 β€œHip Hop Awards,” from The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami, Florida. In wake of the catastrophic storms that pummeled through parts of Florida and Texas, the network will use its platform to offer support to those impacted by both HurricaneIrma and HurricaneHarvey through its β€œHip Hop for Hurricane Relief” efforts. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € The annual celebration will pay homage to the hip hop culture with a slew of performances, special guests, tributes and highly-anticipated cyphers from your favorite big-name and underground rappers. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € This year, BET will reward some of the biggest artists, DJ’s, producers, and video directors for their hard work throughout the year. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Everyone’s favorite regular-degular chick from the Bronx leads with an impressive nine nominations for her summer banger, β€œBodak Yellow.” CardiB joins the likes of multi-platinum artist and superstar producer, DJKhaled and Grammy Award winning rapper KendrickLamar, who both have nine nominations each. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Following close behind with five nominations is none other than the GOAT himself, JayZ, who shares the second-most nomination score with Chicago native, ChancetheRapper. The two will be competing against one another in categories such as β€œLyricist of the Year,” β€œMVP of the Year, and β€œ Hustler of the Year.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Future and the Migos will be battling it out for β€œSingle of the Year,” β€œAlbum of the Year" and the β€œMade-You-Look” Award, as they both pick up four nominations each. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Other categories include, Best Featured Verse, Best Mixtape, Impact Track, Hot Ticket Performer and many more. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € The main event kicks off October 10th at 8PM ET-PT. Will you be tuning in?

Cardi B, DJ Khaled and Kendrick Lamar Lead 2017 BET β€œHip Hop Awards” With Nine Nominations – blogged by @MsJennyb β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € In less th...