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Work Hard, Play Hard: 10 Rappers Who Went To College On Sports Scholarships

 

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Wale
Robert Morris, Virginia State University
Football

The DC rapper once rocked Nike cleats as well as Nike Boots, playing football before breaking out as an MC. The “Lotus Flower Bomb” rapper reportedly attended Robert Morris and Virginia State University on football scholarships before transferring to Bowie State and eventually dropping out.

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Comment Comments: 10 Tags Tags: 2 chainz, wale, cam'ron, stalley, master p, plies, lil romeo
  • http://twitter.com/livewell614 Live Well

    There are so many lies in this list. You expect people to believe Wale and Plies were football players on the college level? And I’m from Ohio…Stalley? Michigan? C’mon son. And the fat corrections officer was 18 when the famous corrections officer pics were taken. Embarrasing.

    • theserenej

      if you look up Wale’s bio, he did go to college on football scholarships but eventually dropped out.

    • wicks

      well they did so do some homework first

  • http://randumbfoolishness.tumblr.com/ Lindz Domminique

    Ummm Plies as a receiver…doubt it, I couldve went along with a running back def not receiver. I need proof

  • sobe diva

    Who the fack is Babi Mac?

  • john

    USC was caught in a scandal because of the Romeo scholarship. They gave him a scholarship because him and Demar Derozan were best friends and he would persuaded him to come. When Demar went pro they dropped his scholarship.

  • Whoa

    Sooooo no J.Cole.the on guy on the list who actually GRADUATED…and theme his music around basketball..smh

  • Surprise

    Plies really. Well he should’ve stayed in school, because his rap career is in the dumps!!

  • SpringWind

    Michael Franti —- USF Basketball

  • MrTroyMercy

    Stalley ain’t play for no damn michigan ….. I’m a huge um fan GTFOh

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