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When Rappers Get Old They Become Actors.

Posted by rchecka 
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avatar When Rappers Get Old They Become Actors.
April 06, 2011 04:36PM
Not necessarily too old, but usually they are past their prime, kids ain't buying their music any more, so they switch to acting.

Name all the actors that you can think of that were Hip Hop artists first.

  • Exclude cameo appearances where they play themselves.
  • TV or Big Screen
  • Can be MCs, DJs, Producers, Graph Artists, Whatever...


Let's make a complete list.

I'll update this master list as they get added on this post daily if I can.

I'll knock off the easy ones...

Master List: (UPDATED 7-16-2013)
2 Pac
50 Cent
Andre 3000
Beanie Sigel
Black Thought
B-Real
Busta Rhymes
Cam'ron
Chino XL
DJ Pooh
Dmx
Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre and Ed Lover
Eminem
Eve
Fat Boys
Heavy D
Ice Cube
Ice T
Jah Rule
Kool Moe Dee
Lady of Rage
Lil bow wow
LL Cool J
Ludacris
Madlib
Marky Mark
Master P
MC Eiht
Monie Love
Mos Def
Nas
Prodigy (Mobb Deep)
Q-tip
Queen Latifah
Redman
Romany Malco (Of College Boys)
Run/Rev. Run
RZA
Shaggy
Snoop Dog
T.I.
The Game
Tone Loc
Treach
Vanilla Ice
Will Smith
Xzibit





(keep em coming)



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avatar Re: When Rappers Get Old They Become Actors.
April 07, 2011 12:26PM
Oooookkkkaaaaayy - since noone wants to jump in and participate, i'll kick it off....

....and i'll make it a LESS obvious rapper-turned-actor...





Romany Malco (who is a VERY funny cat!)...











rap sh*t....












peace.
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avatar Re: When Rappers Get Old They Become Actors.
April 07, 2011 10:57PM
Marky Mark and Queen Latifah



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avatar Re: When Rappers Get Old They Become Actors.
April 08, 2011 07:30AM
q-tip
mos def
eve (although she can't act for shyt)



If they did it like they used to,
I'd still prefer the Old School.
L.E.S.4Life
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avatar Re: When Rappers Get Old They Become Actors.
April 11, 2011 03:18PM
Updated the master list with the ones yall mentioned above and added...

Xzibit
Ludacris
Vanilla Ice (LOL, Cool As Ice)



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