History shows that it can take a good long while to really break through in the hip-hop game. This is true, even more so when rapping is your second attempt to claim some fame in this lifetime (#YOLO gone wrong). Though you may be a natural at wrestling, basketball, or singing like a chipmunk, that doesn't mean you also have it like Biggie.
Even so, many celebrities have tried. Many have failed. Here are ten people famous people who felt compelled to follow their hip-hop dreams.
10. David Faustino: Bud Bundy Becomes D'lil
In case you have a hard time taking Married With Children's Bud Bundy seriously as an MC, just take a look at his rap sheet. You'll see one charge -- a possession of marijuana misdemeanor. Then proceed to have no difficulty not taking him seriously at all again.
9. Adam Jones: That's Pac-Man to You
Pac-Man Jones is such a bad rapper that he's come full circle (a la Gucci Mane) and it appears that the football player turned MC is, uh, a fucking genius...
8. Jay Billington Bulworth: Ghetto Superstar
...But not as genius as the plot of Bulworth. A U.S. Senator puts a hit out on himself, has a nervous breakdown, and proceeds to restyle his psyche, modeling it after that of a bonafide gangsta. Though a fictional character, Jay Bulworth raps better than every last politician in the real world.