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

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    From "The Boondocks."
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    CB4

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

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    Portrayed by Brandon T. Jackson. From "Tropic Thunder."
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    Grandmaster B

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

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    From "The Boondocks."
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    Alpha Dog

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    N.W.H.

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    From "Fear of a Black Hat."
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    Brad 'B-Rad' Gluckman

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    Portrayed by Jamie Kennedy. From "Malibu's Most Wanted."
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    J-Roc

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    Portrayed by Jonathan Torrens on the Canadian mockumentary "Trailer Park Boys"
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    Kenny West

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    Voiced by Kanye West. From "The Cleveland Show."
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    Madd Dogg

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    From "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
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    MC Pee Pants

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    From "Aqua Teen Hunger Force."
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    Blitz Comet

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    Portrayed by Tyler The Creator. "From Regular Show"
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    new! Chozen

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    Krazee-Eyez Killa

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    From "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
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    MC Skat Kat

    Paula Abdul music video "Opposites Attract." More
    From the Paula Abdul music video "Opposites Attract."
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    Parappa the Rapper

    Parappa the Rapper More
    From the video game of the same name.
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    Lil' Tic

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    Portrayed by Proof. From "8 Mile."
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    2 Guyz in the Parque

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    From "Phineas and Ferb."
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    Skinny Black

    Hustle & Flow More
    Potrayed by Ludacris. From the film "Hustle & Flow"
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    Lil' Jen

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    From "Robot Chicken."
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    Lil Flynn

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    From "Phineas and Ferb."
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    Raw-D

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    Portrayed by Kurupt. From "Keepin' It Real."
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    Potrayed by Cee Lo Green. From "The Brak Show."
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    Einstein and Mofo

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    From Robot Chicken episode "Bionic Cow."
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    Dr. Diddy

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    Potrayed by Kevin Michael Richardson. "From Family Guy."
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    Big Blak Afrika

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    Portrayed by Mos Def. From "Bamboozled."
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    B. Higgenbottom

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

    Hustle & Flow More
    Portrayed by Terrence Howard. From "Hustle & Flow."
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    Alcatraaaz

    From the 2005 "Simpsons episode "Pranksta Rap."
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    Taqu'il

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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. more
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    Dr. Dis

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

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    Portrayed by Damon Wayans. From "Marci X."
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    Get Rich or Die Tryin More
    From "Get Rich or Die Tryin."
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