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The Greatest Fictional Rappers

A list of fictional rappers and hip-hop figures taken from popular films, video games and television shows. Now that rap has become such an integral part of mainstream culture, it's only natural that a number of TV shows, movies, books, games and other media would turn "the rapper" into a popular archetype. Most media - particularly if meant to be comical or satirical - depict rappers according to a few basic holdover stereotypes, largely popularized in the 1990s. The so-called "gangsta rapper" character would be threatening, arrogant and ostentatious, constantly showing off 'bling' or in other ways preening for the camera. Other shows or films have taken to parodying one individual rapper specifically, as with "The Cleveland Show's" introduction of student "Kenny West" (voiced by Kanye West himself) or the trio NWH in the film "Fear of the Black Hat" (all based on members of the influential hip hop crew NWA.)

Still, a few more serious, thoughtful takes on the world and life of a rapper have been presented over the years. Terence Howard won international acclaim for his portrayal of struggling MC DJay in "Hustle and Flow" (alongside real rapper Ludacris as DJay's foil, Skinny Black.) Real rapper Eminem even won an Oscar for his contributions to "8 Mile," a film about a fictional rapper named B-Rabbit based on Em's own backstory.
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    8 Mile Portrayed by Eminem. From "8 Mile."

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    Da Ali G Show Portrayed by Sacha Baron Cohen. From "Da Ali G Show."

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    Thugnificent The Boondocks From "The Boondocks."

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    CB4 CB4 Group from the satirical comedy film "CB4."

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    Grandmaster B Married With Children Alter-ego of Bud Bundy (played by David Faustino) from "Married with Children"

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    Alpa Chino Tropic Thunder Portrayed by Brandon T. Jackson. From "Tropic Thunder."

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    J-Roc Trailer Park Boys Portrayed by Jonathan Torrens on the Canadian mockumentary "Trailer Park Boys"

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    Brad 'B-Rad' Gluckman Malibu's Most Wanted Portrayed by Jamie Kennedy. From "Malibu's Most Wanted."

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    Gangstalicious The Boondocks From "The Boondocks."

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    Kenny West The Cleveland Show Voiced by Kanye West. From "The Cleveland Show."

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    Madd Dogg Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas From "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

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    added by PeteBoyle Blitz Comet Regular Show Portrayed by Tyler The Creator. "From Regular Show"

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    MC Pee Pants Aqua Teen Hunger Force From "Aqua Teen Hunger Force."

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    N.W.H. Fear of a Black Hat From "Fear of a Black Hat."

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    Parappa the Rapper Parappa the Rapper From the video game of the same name.

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    Skinny Black Hustle & Flow Potrayed by Ludacris. From the film "Hustle & Flow"

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    Lil' Tic 8 Mile Portrayed by Proof. From "8 Mile."

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    Krazee-Eyez Killa Curb Your Enthusiasm From "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

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    MC Skat Kat Paula Abdul music video "Opposites Attract." From the Paula Abdul music video "Opposites Attract."

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    Dr. Diddy Family Guy Potrayed by Kevin Michael Richardson. "From Family Guy."

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    Miggity-Mo' Macdaddy Gizzabang Doggy Dog Dog The Brak Show Potrayed by Cee Lo Green. From "The Brak Show."

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    2 Guyz in the Parque Phineas and Ferb From "Phineas and Ferb."

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    DJay Hustle & Flow Portrayed by Terrence Howard. From "Hustle & Flow."

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    Raw-D Keepin' It Real Portrayed by Kurupt. From "Keepin' It Real."

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    Lil Flynn Phineas and Ferb From "Phineas and Ferb."

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    Lil' Jen Robot Chicken From "Robot Chicken."

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    Einstein and Mofo Robot Chicken From Robot Chicken episode "Bionic Cow."

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    Big Blak Afrika Bamboozled Portrayed by Mos Def. From "Bamboozled."

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    B. Higgenbottom Robot Chicken Potrayed by Bessie Higgenbottom. From "Robot Chicken."

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    Dr. S Marci X Portrayed by Damon Wayans. From "Marci X."

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    Alcatraaaz From the 2005 "Simpsons episode "Pranksta Rap."

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    Fur-Q Portrayed by Chris Morris.

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    MC Hawking Portrayed by Ken Lawrence. Fictitious alter-ego of theoretical physicist Dr. Stephen Hawking.

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    Dr. Dis I Am Charlotte Simmons Created by Tom Wolfe in the novel "I Am Charlotte Simmons"

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    Get Rich or Die Tryin From "Get Rich or Die Tryin."

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