Disclosed earnings are persecuted by the authorities musicians
The publication of The Bell made a rating of the earnings of Russian artists, which in 2018 was faced with restrictions concerts. The leader of the list was rapper Alex Usenik, acting under the pseudonym LJ.
Hip-hop artist earned in 2018 53 million rubles. In late November, LJ has cancelled a concert in Yakutsk after he was threatened. Earlier in the same month, the state Duma Deputy Vitaly Milonov asked the Minister of internal Affairs of Russia Vladimir Kolokoltseva to test the creativity of the musician. In October, the rapper concert in Nizhny Novgorod was cancelled at the request of prosecutors. In September, the organizers refused to speak LJ in Makhachkala.
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Second place went to singer Monetochka (real name — Elizabeth of Gardanova), earned 31.5 million rubles. Her concert in Nizhny Novgorod was quashed by the Prosecutor’s office and Russia’s Investigative Committee have checked her song “Childfree” propaganda of suicide.
On the third line — the rapper Husky (Dmitry Kuznetsov), who was detained in Krasnodar for disorderly conduct after a series of cancelled concerts. Hip-hop artist earned in 2018 19.7 million rubles.
The top 10 also included rappers Face (12,7 million), Pharaoh (12 million) and Gone.FLUDD (12 million), the group “Vulgar Molly” (six million), Matrang (5.3 million), IC3PEAK (3.9 million) and “the friend zone” (three million). Closes the rating of the rapper Harvest, earned in 2018 1.55 million rubles.
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