The richest rappers in Russia: top 10

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The richest rappers in Russia: top 10
The richest rappers in Russia: top 10

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The musical direction of rap is increasingly capturing today's youth. The genre that appeared in the African-American settlement in the 70s of the XX century does not leave any music lover indifferent. In Russia, this direction has not been inferior to others for a long time. So who are they - the richest rappers in Russia?

10. Team 25/17

The 25/17 band was founded in 2002 by Omsk musicians Zavyalov and Pozdnukhov (Bledny). At first, the group preferred to work only in the strict rap genre, but then expanded their range. At the moment, their compositions are written in such directions as rap rock, rapcore, hip-hop and even alternative rock.

Group 25/17
Group 25/17

Throughout the existence of the band, the guys managed to release 5 albums, 8 small album works, 6 live albums, 4 mixtapes and a huge number of singles.

Precise information about the financial income of one of the richest rappers in Russia is not publicly available.

9. Seryoga

Sergey Parkhomenko became famous after the well-known track called "Black Boomer".

In timeswhile studying in Germany, he met rapper Azad and recorded a track with him. When Serega returned to his homeland, he began to advance in musical activities, in 2004 he was already able to appear on the M1 music channel.

Rapper Seryoga
Rapper Seryoga

After a creative break that lasted from 2012 to 2013, Serega returns to his work again and becomes one of the richest rappers in Russia.

Information on income is also not publicly available.

8. Rapper Guf

Aleksey Sergeevich Dolmatov, a future artist who became one of the richest rappers in Russia, joins the Rolexx group in 2000, it is in it that he becomes popular under his new nickname Guf.

In 2004, Guf, together with the Principle, created a group called Centr, in which he will work until 2009.

Guf is the owner of the music award in the field of contemporary music of the MTV-Russia channel.

Rapper Guf
Rapper Guf

On December 25, 2010, an album show was organized, which he wrote together with rapper Basta. The work was called "Basta / Guf".

Information about the exact income is unknown, but the average amount for one Guf concert is about 2 million rubles.

7. Rapper Korzh

Maxim Anatolyevich Korzh in 2012 releases his debut video for the single "Heaven will help us", which instantly takes off to the leading positions. In the summer of the same year, Max recorded a whole album and signed a contract with Respect Production.

Max cake
Max cake

The 2014 tour draws an audience of thousands. At the same time, his name shines at the Muz-TV award in the Album of the Year nomination, where he wins.

Thus, Max Korzh begins to enter the list of the richest rappers in Russia, earning 36 million rubles a year from his work.

6. Jah Khalib

Bakhtiyar Mammadov is a Russian-speaking rapper from Kazakhstan, as well as a producer. As a child, the boy's parents sent him to a music school, where he learned to play the saxophone. Popularity came to him when Jah Kalib began posting his tracks on social networks.

Rapper Ja Kalib
Rapper Ja Kalib

In 2016 his debut album "If Che, I'm Baha" is released. In 2017, Jha becomes the "Breakthrough of the Year" according to the founders of the Muz-TV award.

The annual income of one of the richest rappers in Russia is about 57.6 million rubles.

5. Noize MC

At the beginning of his career (2000) Ivan Alekseev was a member of the Levers of Machines team. However, after 2 years, he leaves the group and starts doing solo activities.

In 2007, he signs contracts with two popular labels, which makes Noize MC an internationally renowned artist and makes him one of the top richest rappers in Russia.

Rapper Noise MC
Rapper Noise MC

Noise MC works not only in the rap genre, but is also on the list of rock performers. He also prefers the following genres:

  • experiments alternative music with recitative - rap-rock;
  • combinesheavy music with recitative - rapcore;
  • and also resorts to punk and alternative rock.

Despite the fact that in 2008 the agreement with Respect Production and Universal Music Group was terminated, Noise MC continues to work in the music field and earn 72 million rubles annually.

4. Artist Oxxxymiron

Miron Fedorov was spotted in 2008 by the German label Optik Russia, thanks to which he was able to gain popularity.

Rapper Oxxxymiron
Rapper Oxxxymiron

In 2011, he develops his own project called Vagabund, and in 2017 he becomes the director of the Booking Machine concert agency.

The income of the artist for the year, included in the 10 richest rappers in Russia, is 116 million rubles.

3. L'ONE

In 2005, together with Igor Pustelnik, Levan (L'ONE) creates the Marselle group. Since 2012, he has been working solo. From that moment on, Marselle is officially part of the Black Star team.

In 2016, the album "Gravity" is released, which, according to the magazine "Afisha", becomes the best in Levan's discography.

Annual financial income for performances is 119 million rubles.

2. Basta

Basta has been a member of the Psycholyric group since 1997, but in 1999 it was renamed the United Caste group.

In 2002, Basta, accompanied by Yuri Volosov, came to the capital and, with the support of Titomir Bogdanov, got into the creative organization Gazgolder. After 5 years, Basta becomesco-owner of the above mentioned label.

Rapper Basta
Rapper Basta

In solo work, the artist wrote 4 albums. The rapper is engaged not only in performing, but also in acting and producing activities. Basta is a good director and TV presenter.

Basta (according to Forbes magazine) is the richest rapper in Russia, earning 189 million rubles annually.

1. Winner - Timati

Timur Yunusov founded a group called VIP77 in 1998, at that time he was only 14 years old.

In 2004 he took part in the television musical show "Star Factory 4". Black Star's first solo work comes out in 2 years.

Rapper Timati
Rapper Timati

In addition to performing activities, Timati is engaged in producing. Thanks to him, Black Star Inc., the most popular domestic label in the world of rap, was formed at the moment.

In 2016, the artist's estimated salary was approximately 200 million rubles, which made him one of the richest rappers in Russia.