Rappers Who Had A Chance At Sports

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10. Lil B

Lil B Video F Kevin Durant

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He’s better known for his feud with Kevin Durant than he is for any success in the sports world, but at one time Lil B was a promising prospect. In fact, he was even asked to try out for the Santa Cruz Warriors.

9. Jay-Z

Jay Z attends Toronto Raptors v Brooklyn Nets Game Six

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 02: Jay-Z attends Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Barclays Center on May 2, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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Although he never managed to accomplish much as an athlete, Jay-Z has made it possible for others to pursue their dreams. He is a certified MLB and NBA agent and the founder of Roc Nation Sports.

8. Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg Visits USC Football Team During Taping of MTV Show

LOS ANGELES – NOVEMBER 16: Rap music artist Snoop Dogg attends the University of Southern California football team practice while filming the mtvU show “Stand In” on November 16, 2004 at the USC campus in Los Angeles, California.
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Like Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg was less than successful as an athlete. But he still is heavily involved in the sports world, thanks to his pursuits as a certified football coach.