Are Rappers Having An Identity Crisis?

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  • DMXFireman
    DMX as a fireman
  • 50CentNavy
    50 Cent as a Naval Officer
  • KoolMoeDee
    Kool Moe Dee as a Cowboy
  • RZA
    RZA as a Kung Fu Master
  • BeastieBoys
    The Beastie Boys as a Construction Crew
  • Futurenaut
  • EmDreScientists
    Dr. Dre & Eminem as Scientists
  • SnoopCowboy
    Snoop Lion as a cowboy
  • SnoopGuru
  • canibusboxer
    Canibus as a Boxer
  • IceTCop
    Ice-T as a Police Officer
  • MasterPBasketballPlayer
    Master P as a NBA Player
  • mosdefsurgeon
    Mos Def as a Surgeon
  • LLChef
    LL Cool J as a Chef
  • WayneAstronaut
    Lil Wayne as an Astronaut

One of the ideas that Kanye West has been trying to get across during his recent all-out assault on the media is the importance of not letting society putting your creativity in box. Kanye West wants to be known as more than just a rapper. He wants to be a fashion mogul, architect, filmmaker, engineer and a “product person.” Who are we to tell him that he can’t be exactly what he wants to be?

It seems as if the rest of hip-hop has taken this advice to heart. As opportunities expand for themselves, rappers are trying on different and more diverse occupations than ever. Here are 15 photos of rappers in their “new jobs.”

  • AZ40

    They stole master p on that pic…lmao