Post Malone Is The Highest-Paid Rapper Of 2020, Drake Is #2, NBA YoungBoy Comes In 3rd

Post Malone, Drake, NBA YoungBoy

Post Malone Is The Highest-Paid Rapper Of 2020, Drake Is #2, NBA YoungBoy Comes In 3rd

The top-earning rappers of last year have been revealed!

Yesterday (Monday, July 19th), Billboard released a list of the 40 highest-paid musicians of 2020, including the rappers who earned the most throughout the first year of the pandemic:

Post Malone was the highest-paid rapper of 2020, and the second-highest-paid musician overall for that year. He made a total of $23.2 million.

Post Malone

Next up on the list is Drake, who earned a total of $14.2 million during 2020.


YoungBoy Never Broke Again, also known as NBA YoungBoy, is up next–making him the third highest-earning rapper and ninth highest-paid overall musician. He racked in $11.9 million last year.

NBA YoungBoy

Lil Baby–who was named the top songwriter at the 2021 ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards–also made the list, earning $11.7 million.

Lil Baby

Then, Eminem is listed, as he brought in $9.7 million in 2020.


Lil Uzi Vert is closely behind Eminem, earning $9.5 million.

Lil Uzi Vert

The seventh highest-paid rapper is DaBaby, making $9.1 million. He is also number 17 on the comprehensive list of highest-earning musicians for 2020.


Bad Bunny also made the list with a total of $8.4 million.

Bad Bunny

Next up is Future, who raked in $8.2 million during the first year of the pandemic.


Roddy Ricch made the list as well, bringing in $7.4 million.

Roddy Ricch

Just behind is Rod Wave, who made $7.37 million in 2020. He is the 11th highest-paid rapper and the 25th highest-paid musician overall.

Rod Wave

Kanye West is then listed, as he earned $6.3 million last year.

Kanye West

Closing out the list is Travis Scott, raking in $5.82 million throughout 2020.

Travis Scott

What do you think about the list? Comment down below to let us know!

Authored by: Nick Fenley