Hip Hop has been the biggest genre in the past decades with sales amounting to millions and rappers generating billions in endorsement deals. Below is a list of Top 5 Best selling rappers this decade
1. Drake – 130 Million
Drake is among the world’s best-selling music artists with over 140 million records sold in the past decade, Drake is ranked as the world’s highest-certified digital singles artist by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
2. Nicki Minaj – 100.5 Million
Nicki Minaj has been called one of the most influential female rap artists of all time and has often been dubbed as the “Queen of Rap” by the media. Minaj has sold 30 million singles as a lead artist, 60 million singles as a featured artist, and over five million albums worldwide, making her one of the world’s best-selling music artists.
3. Lil Wayne – 100.5 Million
Lil Wayne has sold over 120 million records worldwide, including more than 15 million albums and 37 million digital tracks in the United States, making him one of the best-selling artists of all time
4. Kendrick Lamar – 95 Million
With over 95 Million albums sales in the past decade, Kendrick Lemar has received many accolades over the course of his career, including 13 Grammy Awards. In 2012, MTV named him the “Hottest MC in the Game” on their annual list. Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016.
5. J. Cole – 79 Million
J Cole has over 79 million album sales in the past decade