Livin’ Easy: Rappers That Were Rich Before They Made It Big

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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.

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They came from money, and they just got more and more