Jay-Z pulled in $63 million over the past 12 months, earning him his second straight hip-hop cash crown. His income level places him in the 35% tax bracket, which means he’ll pay Uncle Sam about $22 million this year—a sum greater than the total earnings of any other rap star besides second-ranked Diddy.
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