8. Wiz Khalifa – $21 Million

With $21.5 million in earnings, Wiz Khalifa sits comfortably on the 8th spot. The rapper originates from Pittsburgh but relocated to L.A, to stay in the hub of hip hop industry. He is best-known for his unique and catchy rhymes. This year marked his personal best in monetary terms, thanks to his hit duet “See You Again” from Furious 7. He churned up a lot of earnings through continuous touring. Plus, he also enjoys the vast profits from his weed-themed merchandise. The merchandise reflects the rapper and his lifestyle.