Queen Bey sets the Royals

Despite topping every money-related list this year, pop singer Beyonce missed the mark by a wide margin on the only list that counts in 2014 (no, not Forbes).

Beyonce raked in $115 million in record and tickets sales in 2014. But that wasn’t enough to surpass a musician who outearned her by about half a billion dollars. Click the link below to see who it is.

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Yung Joc

Atlanta rapper Yung Joc regrets making Forbes’ Richest Rappers list. Yung Joc, whose real name is Jasiel Robinson, was an up-and-coming rapper with a regional hit titled “It’s Goin Down” when he signed to Sean Combs‘ Bad Boy Records in 2006. Bad Boy released Joc’s debut album New Joc City which shot to #3 on the Billboard charts. Forbes took note of the young rapper’s success. In 2006 Joc was ranked #20 on the Forbes’ Richest Rappers list with an approximate personal wealth of $10 million. That’s when, Joc says, his friends and family started counting his money for him. “It made people really upset,” Joc said.

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Phaedra Parks and Apollo Nida

Ex-convict Apollo Nida seems to be taking his latest brush with the law lightly.

Nida, 35, who is married to local attorney and reality TV star Pheadra Parks, 44, was arrested last week and charged with bank fraud and identity theft. Nida spent 5 years in state prison — from 2004 through 2009 — for his role in an auto title theft ring.

Facing multiple serious federal charges that could land him in federal prison, Nida seems to be taking it all in stride.

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Forbes named singer/entrepreneur Beyonce richest woman in R&B based on her concert grosses, merchandising revenue, album sales and other business interests.

According to Forbes, Beyonce, who came in #5 on the list and #1 in female urban music, earned an estimated $27 million dollars in revenue thanks to endorsement deals and sales of her multi platinum album B’Day. (Source)

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