Tue 9 Feb 2016
With three songs on the Billboard 200 (not counting 2014’s “Trap Queen”), two Grammy nods and a No. 1 album, it’s fair to say Fetty Wap enjoyed perhaps the biggest breakout year ever in 2015. So it’s no surprise that the Paterson, NJ native is the first name on the register in Forbes‘ 2016 Hip-Hop Cash Princes class.
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Handpicked by Hit-Boy, Charlamagne Tha God, Lovebug Starski, Atlantic Records chief Craig Kallman and three Forbes staffers, the list predicts the 10 hip-hop prodigies most likely to crack Forbes‘ Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. Fetty is undoubtedly top of the class for his aforementioned achievements, while the likes of Logic, Metro Boomin and Little Simz round out 2016’s diverse and promising class.
Check out the full list below and revisit the 2015 Hip-Hop Cash Princes class here.
2016 Hip-Hop Cash Princes Class: