10 Rappers Raised By Single Moms

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    <h2>Drake</h2>
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    <h2>Lil Wayne</h2>
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    <h2>Diddy</h2>
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    <h2>Timbaland</h2>
    MIAMI, FL - MARCH 09: Timbaland (R) and his mother attend Timbalands birthday party at the Chop House on March 9, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
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    <h2>2 Chainz</h2>
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    <h2>Eminem</h2>
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    <h2>Tupac</h2>
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    <h2>Biggie</h2>
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    <h2>Jay Z</h2>

When Tupac raps “ain’t a woman alive that could take my mama’s place,” there are indeed many rappers that can solemnly agree to that statement. As quite a few rappers were raised with absent fathers, it’s a wonder how these women were able to make due. In rhymes, many MCs often relive their stories of struggle, reflecting on the hardship endured by their mothers. With that said, it’s only right to give them their just due. Take a look at the rappers raised by these inspirational women.