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That’s a Rap! Top 10 Rappers Turned Movie Stars

That’s a Rap! Top 10 Rappers Turned Movie Stars

Roleplaying has always been a huge part of hip-hop. Rap lyrics, so often autobiographical, blur lines between reality and fiction almost without exception, and any truly successful rapper has mastered the performance of at least one painstakingly engineered persona. Maybe it should come as no surprise, then, that so many rappers can really act. Unlike those few-and-far-between crossovers from other genres (Tom Waits, Justin Timberlake), rappers who can bring roles to life seem to be the rule, not the exception.

New York City transit authority's new slogan?

New York City transit authority's new slogan?

A hot button topic that every New Yorker has an opinion on, or rather complaint about, is the budget problem facing the city’s MTA and the uniformly hated solution to raise the fare across the board for public transportation. Cutbacks to public transportation and possible fare hikes aren’t unique to New York City in this…