23 Celebrities Cover Rap Songs [Video Gallery]

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    23 Celebrities Cover Rap Songs
    From Tori Amos and 30 Seconds to Mars to Justin Bieber and Justin Timberlake, artists from all genres are taking a bite out of the hip-hop pie these days, covering an array of rap songs (i.e. N.W.A's "Boyz N The Hood" and Drake's "Over," among many others) during their performances, as Youtube originals and sometimes album do-overs.<br /><br />Just last week during a performance in the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan, country music's sweetheart Taylor Swift performed an acoustic rendition of Eminem's "Lose Yourself." And Biebz recently made it his business to rap along to buddy Chris Brown's "Look at Me Now" smash during his live shows, further showcasing his rhyming chops.<br /><br /><em>XXL</em> has put together a video gallery of 23 of some of the most entertaining covers of rap songs we could find on the web. Enjoy... and don't be afraid to rhyme along!<em>—Gina Montana</em>
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    "'97 Bonnie and Clyde," Tori Amos (original by Eminem)
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    "Baby Got Back," Jonathan Coulton (original by Sir Mix-a-Lot)
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    "Bitches ain’t Shit," Ben Folds Five (original by Dr. Dre)
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    "Bring the Noise," Staind feat. Limp Bizkit (original by Public Enemy)
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    "Bring The Pain," Mindless Self Indulgence (original by Method Man)
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    "Crazy," Kooks (original by Gnarls Barkley)
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    "Gin and Juice," The Gourds (original by Snoop Dogg)
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    "Going Back to Cali," Sevendust (original by LL Cool J)
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    "Hot in Herre," Jill Sobule (original by Nelly)
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    "Insane in the Brain," Factory (original by Cypress Hill)
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    "It's Tricky," Bloodhound Gang (original by Run DMC)
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    "Look at Me Now," Justin Bieber (original by Chris Brown)
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    "Lose Yourself," Taylor Swift (original by Eminem)
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    "Mind Playin' Tricks On Me," Kottonmouth Kings (original by Geto Boy)
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    "New Jack Hustler," Dope (original by Ice-T)
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    "Posse on Broadway," Insane Clown Posse (original by Sir Mix-A-Lot)
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    "Stronger," 30 Seconds to Mars (original by Kanye West)
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    "Sucker MC's," Lordz of Brooklyn Stoned Soul and Everlast (original by Run D.M.C.)
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    "Whatever You Like," Anya Marina (original by T.I.)
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    "White Lines (Don't Don't Do It)," Driver (original by Melle Mel and Grandmaster Flash)
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    "What’s Your Fantasy?" Travis Morrison (original by Ludacris)
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    "The Tribute," Nonpoint and Grimm (original by Slick Rick/Busta Rhymes)
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