While the COVID-19 pandemic has made many artists lose hundreds of thousands in revenues as there has been no touring, it seems that many big rappers are capable of making big money regardless.

A recent Billboard revealed that such big-name rappers who saw the most cash in 2021 are Post MaloneDrake, YoungBoy Never Broke Again & Lil Baby. They’re at the top in the least of the top paid musicians of 2020.

With Post Malone being at No. 2 of the list, his revenue for the pandemic year totaled at $23.2 million, with a fair amount of it coming from streaming, and his pre-lockdown tours brought a whopping $12.4 million to the table.

Drake ended up at number 6 on the list subsequently with $14.2 million, YoungBoy Never Broke Again at number 9 with $11.9 million & Lil Baby in the 10s with $11.7 million in revenue.

The list included other rap figures from the industry such as Eminem with $9.7 million standing at number 14, Lil Uzi Vert with $9.5 million at number 15, DaBaby with $9.1 million at Number 17, Future with $8.2 million at Number 22 and Roddy Ricch with $7.4 million at Number 24.

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Nitish Vashishtha

Nitish Vashishtha is a freelance writer/news correspondent from India. He’s written content for companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda. He’s been writing about pop-culture, current affairs and pro-wrestling since 2017. While pursuing Master's in Mass Communication with a special interest in Advertising, his key areas of creativity lie in designing, content creation and creative storytelling as well as fictional writing. In his free time, he likes to create new riffs on his guitar, learning about whatever piques his interest, reading books ranging from philosophy to speculative sci-fi and enjoys watching anything HBO (Succession FTW).

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