10 Rappers Who Made The Transition From Rapping To Acting

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10. Nicki Minaj

An Alternative View Of Twentieth Century Foxs The Other Woman

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Nicki Minaj’s acting career is just getting started, but it’s already quite promising. She has voiced a role in anIce Agefilm and has received early praise for her role inThe Other Woman.

9. Nelly

MTV TRL With Nelly & The Cast Of The Longest Yard

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Following a film debut as a rapper inSnipes,Nelly impressed audiences by appearing in and recording two tracks forThe Longest Yard.More recently, he took on a supporting role in the 2014 filmReach Me.

8. Eve

Rapper EvE at the Barbershop 2: Back In Business World Premiere in Hollywood

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Eve launched her acting career in the eponymous sitcomEve,which aired between 2003 and 2006. She also appeared inBarbershopandCharlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.