Rapper Lil Wayne Is Hip Hop’s Top Rap Touring Artist, Pulls In 42 Million
There’s no need for Lil Wayne to validate himself anymore as to why many believe that he is top in the hip hop game or why he’s top in the rap industry, the rapper has gained the spot of the highest grossing touring rapper by pulling in over $42 million for his most recent tour.
The rapper swept artists Jay-Z and Kanye West under the rug after doing seventy-eight shows from December 2008 through September 2009 which promoted his chart topping 2008 album “Tha Carter III” which was certified 3x Platinum in the U.S. with sales of over 3 million copies and which is Lil Wayne’s highest selling album to date.
As for Jay-Z, the rapper wasn’t too far behind by coming into second place with $34.6 million from a twenty-eight concert tour with the Queen of Hip Hop Mary J. Blige in 2008.
Kanye West came in at third place with his “Glow In the Dark” tour which pulled in $30.8 million for forty-nine concerts.