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Rappers and DJs have always gone hand-to-hand in hip-hop. As of late, the trend of rappers turning into celebrity DJs is becoming a common thing to see.

With the recent news of Wiz Khalifa and Lil Wayne charging enormous amounts of money to be guest celebrity DJs at popular nightclubs, XXL searched for other rappers that have transitioned from the mic to the 1s and 2s.

While some of the rappers on this list may DJ on a rare occasion or two, others like Lil Jon and Jermaine Dupri have decided to embrace the DJ profession as a full-time gig, traveling from state to state with their Serato boxes and MacBooks.

As the trend keeps growing among rappers, We highlight today eight other rappers that have chosen to DJ at some point in their careers.

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Kanye West

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Lil Wayne

Lil Wayne

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Lil Jon

Lil Jon

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Wiz

Wiz Khalifa

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Jermaine Dupri

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Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

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will.i.am

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