20 Rappers Who Appeared in Video Games

[ 0 ] June 28, 2016 |

It’s unfit to find a hip-hop luminary that didn’t grow adult with adore or affinity towards video games. Judging by lines like a iconic “Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis,” by a late Biggie Smalls as an reference to “making it,” it’s transparent that even behind in a early golden era, video diversion enlightenment was booming. In fact, hip-hop and video games have been entwined for years; it wasn’t until a spin of a millennium, though, that a border to that they co-existed was taken to a subsequent level. Games like a Def Jam Trilogy, that enclosed “Def Jam: Vendetta,” “Def Jam: Fight For NY,” and “Def Jam: Icon” — along with games like Marc Echo’s “Getting’ Up”– not usually incorporated hip-hop enlightenment (of a day) during each turn, though also introduced strange video diversion soundtracks as a viable height to mangle new music.

Hip-hop star energy in video games has ranged from voice-overs, like that of Xzibit in a “Chronicles of Riddick” series, to pointless cameos like Redman in NBA 2k1, to full blown in your face games like 50 Cent’s dual shoot-em-up releases. Hip-hop moguls have begun to see a intensity code enlargement — and payday — that video games can move about. The some-more new arise of mobile gaming has seen many artists violation into a market, like 2 Chainz with his “Dabbin’ Santa” game, or Slim Thug with his “Ridin’ Like a Boss” game.

We’ve taken a autocracy of compiling a gallery of some of a fave rapper video diversion appearances that camber a final 20 years. So squeeze your controller, take records and devise a outing to Game Stop to batch adult on some good titles we might have missed.

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