New York Fashion Week has officially started. People are flying in from all over the world to check out the various runway shows and presentations (and maybe attend the parties). We're talking editors, bloggers, and even celebrities—rappers included. 

Music and fashion have always been closely linked. Rappers name-drop their favorite brands in their songs, and some even walk in fashion shows, as Tupac did for Versace, Raekwon for Tommy Hilfiger, and more recently, A$AP Rocky for Hood By Air. Still, some also prefer to attend the actual shows held in Milan, Paris, and of course NYC. And in the last decade or so, more and more rappers have been spotted front row. From Kanye West's 58 appearances to Cam'ron at Marc Jacobs, here's a History of Rappers at Fashion Shows

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