So you want to begin a career as a MC? This is not a easy career choice. The odds of becoming a successful rapper is slim, but its not impossible. Icons have come from all walks of life to become hip-hop legends. XXL wants to help you become a great MC and develop what it takes to become a master of the trade.  We put together a list that shows you fifteen steps to being the next icon.

Previously: 15 Steps To Being The Perfect Hype Man