It may surprise you to know many big stars in the rap world are actually related. Rappers who are related come in many forms. Some famous rappers who are in the same family are cousins while other famous rappers are step-brothers, related by the marriage of their parents. Some famous rappers who are brothers frequently collaborate on each other's albums.
Who will you find on this rappers who are related list? Snoop Dogg and Nate Dogg are cousins and they became friends when Nate Dogg moved from Mississippi to Los Angeles in the 1980's. Ice Cube and Del the Funky Homosapian are also cousins and collaborators. Dr. Dre and Warren G are step-brothers. Other famous rappers who are related include RZA, GZA, and Ol' Dirty Bastard from Wu-Tang Clan and Chicago hip hop stars Chance the Rapper and Taylor Bennett.
Are you surprised that so many rappers are related to other hip hop artists? Take a look at this list and find out.
Snoop Dogg And Nate Dogg
Snoop Dogg and Nate Dogg were cousins and they became friends when Nate Dogg moved from Mississippi to Los Angeles in the 1980's.
Dr. Dre And Warren G
Dr. Dre and Warren G are step-brothers. Dre’s mother married Warren’s father when Dre was in high school.
Ice Cube And Del The Funky
Ice Cube and Del the Funky Homosapian are cousins and collaborators. Del wrote “Gangsta’s Fairytale” on Cube's Amerikkka's Most Wanted album and Cube wrote ‘Dr. Bombay’ for his cousin to record.
Chance The Rapper And Taylor Bennett
Taylor Bennett is Chance the Rapper's younger brother. They've collaborated on several tracks including "Broad Shoulders," "Grown Up Fairy Tales" and "All Night."