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Dr. Dre earns more than Jay-Z and Kanye West combined

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Wait.  What?

Yep, you read that correctly.  The aging hip-hop legend who hasn’t released an album in 13 years earned more this year than Yeezy and Hova combined, pulling in $110 million, according to Forbes. How? Beats by Dre is how. His ludicrously successful line of headphones saw annual sales of close to half a billion dollars.

Kanye and Jay-Z, on the other hand, made a paltry $35 and $38 million, respectively, on the heels of Watch the Throne. Just goes to show that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but you can teach it to develop and market consumer electronics and make piles of money.

Keep your other other Benz, Kanye; Dr. Dre’s busy polishing his other other other yacht.

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