Jay-Z is once again the highest earning rapper in the game. But what's new, though? Forbes just released their annual Hip-Hop Cash Kings list and Mr. Carter was this year's top earner.

The Roc Nation president earned a whopping $37 million in the past 12 months from his continuing $150 million deal with live-events company Live Nation, his 40/40 Club franchises, and the New Jersey Nets—whether they go winless or not this year.

Others who made Forbes' Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2011 list are Diddy, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Birdman, and Eminem. Check below for the complete list.

Cash Kings 2011: Hip-Hop’s Top 20 Earners

1. Jay-Z: $37 million

2. Diddy: $35 million

3. Kanye West: $16 million

4. Lil Wayne (tie): $15 million

4. Birdman (tie): $15 million

6. Eminem (tie): $14 million

6. Dr. Dre (tie): $14 million

6. Snoop Dogg (tie): $14 million

9. Akon: $13 million

10. Ludacris: $12 million

11. Wiz Khalifa (tie): $11 million

11. Drake (tie): $11 million

13. Pharrell Williams: $10 million

14. Timbaland: $7 million

15. Swizz Beatz (tie): $6.5 million

15. Nicki Minaj (tie): $6.5 million

17. Rick Ross (tie): $6 million

17. 50 Cent (tie): $6 million

17. Pitbull (tie): $6 million

20. T-Pain (tie): $5 million

20. B.o.B (tie): $5 million