Friday, August 22, 2008


"Take what the Forbes figured then figure more
Cuz they forgot to account what I did with the blog
..." - Ghost Da Hustla

"The leading financial institution estimated that 50 made $150 million over the last year, topped by his Vitamin Water deal with Coca Cola. Jay-Z fell $18 million behind Fif at $82 million, including his blockbuster Live Nation deal. But neither bank statements can compare to the newest entry on the list, "Ghost Da Hustla", who had made a whopping free-hundred million from his blog,, in less than 12 months... Not only is he a great blogger and A&R, but he is rich..."

Common, Lil Wayne and Akon made first time showings on the list, replacing Scott Storch, Yung Joc and Ice Cube.
The overall list is:

REAL # 1. Jared "Ghost Da Hustla" Grandberry: $Free-hundred million

1. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson: $150 million

2. Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter: $82 million
3. Sean “Diddy” Combs: $35 million
4. Kanye West: $30 million
5. Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley: $22 million
6. Pharrell Williams: $20 million
7. Kasseem “Swizz Beatz” Dean: $17 million
8. Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus: $16 million
9. AndrĂ© “Dr. Dre” Young: $15 million
10. Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges: $14 million
11. Clifford “T.I.” Harris: $13 million (tie)
11. Dwayne “Lil Wayne” Carter: $13 million (tie)
12. Marshall “Eminem” Mathers: $12 million (tie)
12. Lonnie “Common” Lynn Jr.: $12 million (tie)
12. Aliaune “Akon” Thiam: $12 million (tie)
13. Jermaine Dupri: $11 million (tie)
13. Jonathan “Lil Jon” Smith: $11 million (tie)
14. OutKast: $10 million (tie)
14. Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki: $10 million (tie)
14. Jayceon “The Game” Taylor: $10 million (tie)

Tupac himself pulled in a handsome sum this year--about $15 million--even though he's been dead since 1996.

-Ghost Da Hustla