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Dr. Dre beats Beyonce on Forbes' top musicians list (Thanks, Beats!)
Dr. Dre beats Beyonce on Forbes' top musicians list (Thanks, Beats!)

Dr. Dre can easily bank on being Forbes highest-paid musician of 2014. The self-proclaimed "first billionaire of hip-hop," producer and mogul leads the magazine's annual earnings list with $620 million before taxes, which he primarily amassed not from his music but from his $3-billion Beats deal with Apple in June. In 2012, the rapper was also No. 1, but this year's haul dwarfs 2012's paltry $110 million. Not surprisingly, the Compton-bred rapper has plenty of dough to build a mammoth studio under his $40-million Brentwood mansion. The financial magazine tallied earnings from June 2013 to June 2014 by mining data and talking to in-the-know managers, lawyers,...

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