Not everyone is from the streets in the rap game
Great music doesn’t come from the strife of poverty, but the pent-up emotions that having a hard life put on you can come out in your art, making it more compelling.
Rap may have started in the streets, before it hit the mainstream, but that doesn’t mean that everyone who performs it was poor before they got in the game. You can be the judge about whether these rappers have any credibility for yourself.
This little guy has been rapping since he was five; he was even signed to a record deal then. But that’s probably because his father is Master P and his mother is Sonya C.
Rev Run of Run DMC spared no expense while raising his kids, including Diggy. You can learn all you want about Diggy’s upbringing with the show Run’s House.
Wiz was a military brat that moved all over the world; he certainly wasn’t stuck on the block in the inner city. He’s called Japan, Germany, and North Dakota home at different times in his life.