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40 Most Expensive Rappers: Cost Per Show

/ November 20, 2014

15) Rick Ross ($100,000)

MTV named this American rapper as the Hottest MC in the Game. He performed in the Mastermind Tour in Toronto in the month of June 2014. He is the founder of record label Maybach Music Group.

Rick Ross

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14) Lauryn Hill ($100,000)

This American rapper, producer, actress and singer-songwriter is best known for being a member of the Fugees. In late 2012, she toured with rapper Nas; her portion of the tour was titled Black Rage.

Lauryn Hill

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13) Snoop Dog ($100,000)

This American rapper, singer-songwriter and actor was discovered by Dr. Dre. He announced his new alias Snoop Lion in 2012. He released reggae album Reincarnated under the new moniker.

Snoop Dog

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12) The Roots ($100,000 plus)

This American hip hop/neo soul band is well known for its jazzy and electric approach to hip hop. The band has released 10 studio albums, two EPs and two collaboration albums.

11) Kid Cudi ($110,000)

This American recording artist and actor gained recognition after the release of his first official full-length project A Kid Named Cudi, a mixtape. He was part of the 2009 ‘The Great Hangover’ concert tour.

Kid Cudi

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