20 Unlikely Cameos in Hip-Hop Videos

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  • #kanyewest-pamelaanderson-marquee
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  • 20_unlikely_cameos
    <a href="http://www.xxlmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/benstilleranddiddyfeature.jpg"><img src="http://www.xxlmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/benstilleranddiddyfeature.jpg" alt="" title="benstilleranddiddyfeature" width="620" height="399" class="alignnone size-full wp-image-128249" /></a>Once upon a time, rap was the unwanted stepchild of music, mainly for its misogynist lyrics and street-life portrayal. Fast forward a few decades, and even members of mainstream Hollywood have been able to overlook rap's sometimes uncouth ways in order to get a piece of the hip-hop pie.In fact, not only are there unlikely characters <a href="http://www.xxlmag.com/features/2011/05/the-best-and-worst-celeb-rappers/">attempting to spit these days</a> (think Jimmy Fallon and the Lonely Island guys), there are also those that simply want to partake in the culture to some extent or another.With that said, XXLMag.com has compiled a list of 20 of some of the most improbable cameos in hip-hop videos. In the words of Ben Stiller in Diddy's "Bad Boy For Life" clip: shout me a holler, dun. <em>—XXL Staff</em>
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Ar6yL37XifU?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/Ar6yL37XifU?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Pamela Anderson in Jay-Z's "Hey Papi"<br />Spot 'em at: 2:12 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/SwhkArCziq8?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/SwhkArCziq8?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Pamela Anderson in Kanye West's "Touch the Sky"<br />Spot 'em at: 0:12 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/-ZogHcKNoMc?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/-ZogHcKNoMc?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Mark Cuban in Dorrough's "Get Big"<br />Spot 'em at: 1:27 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/FoiLG1PNzzc?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/FoiLG1PNzzc?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Carmen Electra in Jay-Z's "Girls, Girls, Girls"<br />Spot 'em at: 0:57 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/uelHwf8o7_U?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/uelHwf8o7_U?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Megan Fox in Eminem's "Love The Way You Lie"Spot 'em at: 0:05 mark
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    <object width="600" height="410"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/wROhusnmaY0?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/wROhusnmaY0?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Hugh Hefner in Nelly's "Work It"<br />Spot 'em at: 3:19 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/3EWruiIjBmo?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/3EWruiIjBmo?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Harvey Keitel in Jay-Z's "Death of Autotune (D.O.A.)"<br />Spot 'em at: 2:10 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/v8Up-BfOCKg?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/v8Up-BfOCKg?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Zoe Kravitz in Jay-Z's "I Know"<br />Spot 'em at: 0:07 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/IYH7_GzP4Tg?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/IYH7_GzP4Tg?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Lenox Lewis in Lil Jon's "Get Low"<br />Spot 'em at: 3:44 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ICaTsTkBPV8?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/ICaTsTkBPV8?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Christopher Mitz in Kid Cudi's "Erase Me"<br />Spot 'em at: 0:06 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/2xTHX0_P7jQ?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/2xTHX0_P7jQ?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Gheorghe Muresan in Eminem's "My Name Is"<br />Spot 'em at the: 1:33 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/3Yd4GG3bed0?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/3Yd4GG3bed0?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Dave Navarro in Diddy's "Bad Boy For Life"<br />Spot 'em at: 1:05 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/3Yd4GG3bed0?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/3Yd4GG3bed0?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Pat O'Donnell in Diddy's "Bad Boy For Life"<br />Spot 'em at: 1:38 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/FS4U-HAHwps?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/FS4U-HAHwps?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Danica Patrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Jay-Z's "Show Me What You Got"<br />Spot 'em at: 0:13 mark and 0:27 mark, respectively
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/MUN9giYJhew?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/MUN9giYJhew?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Chris Penn in Jay-Z's "Can I Get A"<br />Spot 'em at: 0:15 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/h9YPb5yoJpk?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/h9YPb5yoJpk?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: MIchael Rapaport in Jay-Z's "The City is Mine"<br />Spot 'em at: 0:06 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/j6G1uwe20wg?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/j6G1uwe20wg?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Kelly Ripa in Jay-Z's "Change Clothes"<br />Spot 'em at: 1:57 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/4Ny-il7Cy8A?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/4Ny-il7Cy8A?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Eric Roberts in Ja Rule's "Down Ass Chick"<br />Spot 'em at: 0:00 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/3Yd4GG3bed0?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/3Yd4GG3bed0?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Ben Stiller in Diddy's "Bad Boy For Life"<br />Spot 'em at: 2:58 mark
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    <object width="610" height="400"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/HtggWqmekmY?fs=1&hl=en_US"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/HtggWqmekmY?fs=1&hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610" height="400" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"></embed></object>Who: Patrick Swayze in Ja Rule's "The Reign"<br />Spot 'em at: 1:04 mark
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  • DavySupafly

    lol another dumb article

  • JDeal

    Who’s Pat O’Donnell?

  • jburg

    That ain’t Lennox Lewis in “Get Low”! That’s Roy Jones Jr. #FAIL!!!

  • tk123

    Lmao damn basically all Jay-Z

  • fazetwo

    how does the writers for xxl get away with making the most ridiculous mistakes in all of their articles? ben stiller is definitely not dave navaro.