Wale, the Game and Other Rappers Who Were Athletes

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From ballers to... ballers.

We all know that there are some, okay, maybe few, athletes who have a nice, lyrical flow. But what about the other way around? Have you ever wondered which of your favorite rappers got skills on the field? Some of your faves were active athletes once upon a time. And they were good too! I’m talking so good, they were star players and even received full-blown scholarships to college. For most of them, their passion lay in music. So, instead of scoring high on the board, they’re now scoring high on the charts.

attends McDonald's All-Star Celebrity Game at New Orleans Convention Center on February 15, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Here are some rappers who were athletes back in the day...