14 Surprising Jobs Rappers Had Before Making It Big

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Before they were rich.

Have you ever wondered what your favorite rapper did before he/she became your favorite rapper? Clearly, they weren’t always rich and even when they first started rapping, they had to work real jobs to pay the bills while working towards their dreams. Can you imagine ordering endless shrimp from Nicki Minaj at your local Red Lobster? Or Rick Ross working as a correctional officer before becoming a boss? You won’t believe the jobs your favorite rappers had before making it to the top.

Sean 'P.Diddy' Combs aand rapper Kanye West arrive at the 2007 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Mortons on February 25, 2007 in West Hollywood, California

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Some of this gigs will surprise you