Despite the allure of “fast money,” the stripper game is not an easy one. So it’s no surprise that many of them look at rappers as their Golden Ticket off the pole. Said “pole athletes” have to dance, literally, for hours in exchange for sweaty dollar bills; on “off” nights, they go home with, literally, pennies on the dollar; too many of them “age out” of the business without a Plan B (few Fortune 500 companies look favorably upon “makin’ dat’ass clap” as a listed skill set); and the list goes on. Many strippers are literally counting the hours until they can get out of the business.
And let’s not even discuss the travails of the 2014 Video Vixen: whereas a vixen could once command thousands of dollars per video, today’s vixen is lucky to get gas money and a bottle of water. Like the 2014 stripper, the 2014 video vixen also can find the allure of the “ballin'” lifestyle of the average rapper to be her way out of the trenches.
Alas, many are called, but few are chosen. Here’s Hip-Hop Wired’s list of rappers who played Captain Save-A-Vixen…
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