Special Features

Special Features

RZA – Rappers Who Became Movie Stars
After first appearing in a handful of projects by writer-director Jim Jarmusch like 'Coffee and Cigarettes', RZA (aka Robert Diggs) quickly demonstrated he had as much of an aptitude for acting as he did an affection for the art form as a whole...
Chet Haze – Rappers Who Were Born Rich
When your dad is Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks, there’s no doubt you’ve got deep pockets and big footsteps to follow. For Chet Hanks aka Chet Haze, growing up with such a rich and famous father definitely has its perks -- like allowing you to personally finance your n…
Gabe Day – Rappers Who Were Born Rich
As far as sons-of-Oscar-winning-actors-who-rap go, Gabe Day takes the cake. Life for the 18-year-old was pretty rough growing up, considering his father Daniel Day-Lewis’ status as one of Hollywood's best actors and a net worth of close to $50M...
Jermaine Dupri – Rappers Who Were Born Rich
For Jermaine Durpri, the apple didn't fall too far from the tree. The So So Def founder was introduced to the music industry at a young age, thanks to his father Michael Mauldin, former president of Colombia Records. At the age of 12, Jermaine landed a gig as a dancer for the group Whodini...
Ricky Hil – Rappers Who Were Born Rich
If you ever spotted Ricky Hil  (formerly Rich Hil) at a party, you'd never believe the tatted up, drug-addicted rebel was the son of fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger. Born and raised in the affluent Connecticut suburbs, Ricky was surrounded by wealth and celebrities -- including rappers -- due…
OMG – Rappers Who Were Born Rich
Ice Cube launched his career in the '80s, rapping about the mean streets of Compton, a far cry from the lavish lifestyle his son O'Shea Jr., grew up in. With Cube's net worth of nearly $100M, the closest O'Shea Jr., ever saw of his father's 'hood growing up was through …
JoJo Simmons – Rappers Who Were Born Rich
There's probably not a rapper in the world that would want to trade careers with JoJo Simmons, but the same can't be said about his bank account. The son of hip-hop great Rev. Run has his advantages --  living in a mansion, avoiding jail time and lots of money -- b…
Diggy Simmons – Rappers Who Were Born Rich
If you think having a rich and successful father like Rev. Run or media mogul uncle like Russell Simmons might seem like all you need to become a hip-hop star -- just ask JoJo Simmons how his rap career is going. You can imagine how much it stung when his younger brother Diggy took his own…
Jaden Smith – Rappers Who Were Born Rich
As the progeny of actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, your life is guaranteed to be pretty damn sweet. Will's $20 million plus movie salary, combined with the couple's extensive television, theater and movie producing credits and business ventures, have all attributed to the Smith&ap…
The Alchemist – Rappers Who Were Born Rich
Before becoming a rapper and a producer for some of the biggest names in the game, the Alchemist was just another well-off kid growing up in Beverly Hills attending high school with future celebs like Angelina Jolie. Born Alan Daniel Maman, ALC lived a comfortable life as the son of a dent…

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