The road to rap stardom is paved with pitfalls, false promises and blown expectations. The slightest misstep could mean a lost chance at a record deal, or a ruined career. Struggle rappers excel at making such mistakes, repeatedly.
Whether going honey baked ham against your rivals on Twitter and saying you got hacked (we’re looking at you, Big Guwop), getting your reputation slandered by the Feds or even the public coming to the realization that their bars were always deficient, the list of rap fails is quite varied. What some of these artists were thinking–crying on the line with 50 Cent is a can’t win–just boggles the mind.
Here’s a look at the 11 greatest struggle rapper fails in Hip-Hop. Feel free to let us know what you think we missed in the comments.