The annual Hip-Hop Cash Princes list got a bit of a title remix for this year’s selection by Forbes, mixing things up a bit by way of a diverse and eclectic cast of characters. Now called the Hip-Hop Future Moguls List, Cardi B, Post Malone, and 21 Savage join several other rising Hip-Hop stars for this year’s grouping.
The 2018 Hip-Hop Future Moguls list was compiled by Senior Editor, Media and Entertainment Zack O’Malley Greenburg, Charlamagne Tha God, Universal Hip-Hop Museum president Rocky Bucano, and Rap Coalition founder Wendy Day. A chief criterion of the list was that nominees would need to be under 30, and have never before appeared in any of Forbes’ previous lists.
Cardi B was a natural lock to make this list with her massive 2017 carrying well into the current year, becoming the first female rapper to top the charts as a solo act since 1998 with the “Bodak Yellow” single.
Post Malone has managed to snag two big hits for 2017 with “Congratulations” and “Rockstar,” both singles still enjoying burn on the charts in 2018 despite the flood of music that’s been released since. 21 Savage, featured on Malone’s “Rockstar,” has his own huge hit in “Bank Account” and shows little signs in slowing down after a steady climb to notoriety.
The list features the most women it ever has in times past as well, so salute to the publication in recognizing the industry shift.
Check out Forbes’ full list here.
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1. When KUWTK premiered in 2007, the Kardashian/Jenner klan was still bright eyed and bushy tailed.
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2. Kim Kardashian
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3. Back then, she was known as the girl from the sex tape and barely knew how to pose of the red carpet.
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4. Kim’s Love Life
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5. Kim & Kourtney Kardashian before KUWTK debuted (2006)
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6. Kourtney Kardashian
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7. But her tumultuous relationship with Scott Disick kept fans interested in her story.
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8. 3 kids and 10 years later, hot mama Kourt is single and ready to mingle.
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9. Khloe Kardashian
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10. We watched her fall in love and marry Lamar Odom within 30 days — and divorce him four years later
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11. We also saw her try to get her mojo back with some of the hottest rappers and athletes in the game after a difficult divorce.
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12. These days, the rumoured mom-to-be is spending her days in Cleveland with boyfriend Tristan Thompson.
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13. Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner (2007)
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14. Kendall Jenner
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15. Back in 2013, Kendall decided to take her love for modeling seriously and now she’s the most sought after supermodel in the game.
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16. Kylie Jenner
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17. But about six years into the show, the rumoured mom-to-be proved that she had the potential to be the new star of the family.
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18. Rob Kardashian
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19. Rob Kardashian And Blac Chyna
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20. Kris Jenner
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21. Kris and Caitlyn Jenner
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22. Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble
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23. Bruce Jenner
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24. Caitlyn Jenner
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