See 17 Rappers at the Beginning of Their Careers vs. Now

When hip-hop first began spreading across the county and gaining major popularity during the ’80s, hardly anyone took it seriously. However, these rap and hip/hop legends careers have proven otherwise. See what these iconic rappers looked like at the beginning of their careers versus now. If you didn’t know, now you know!

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Ice Cube -circa early '90s vs. 2016
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Jay Z-  circa early '90s vs. 2016
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Dr. Dre- circa late '80s vs. 2016
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Snoop Dogg- 1994 vs. 2016
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DMX - 2000 vs. 2016
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Nas- 1994 vs. 2013
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LL Cool J - 1991 vs. 2016
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T.I.- 2004 vs. 2016
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50 Cent- circa late '90s vs. 2015
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Kanye West- 2004 vs. 2016
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Nicki Minaj - 2010 vs. 2016
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WENN/ Instagram(nickiminaj)
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Drake- 2009 vs. 2016
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Nelly- 2001 vs. 2016
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Eminem- 1999 vs. 2015
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Ludacris- 2003 vs. 2015
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Lil' Wayne- 2004 vs. 2016
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Kendrick Lamar- 2012 vs. 2016
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