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.