The List: When rappers act

10 memorable MCs-turned-movie stars

From the 05/12/2010 edition

Musicians have tried their hand at movies since Elvis, but no genre has been more represented in the acting field than hip-hop. This week's basketball romance "Just Wright" features rappers in both leads (Common and Queen Latifah). Here we take a look at 10 memorable examples of rappers gone thespian, ranking their acting chops from worst to first.