Word to Officer Ricky, most rappers are only acting, so what's the harm if a professional actor occasionally grabs the mic? Sure, wack beats, wack rhymes, wack rap voices, and wack posturing can cause irreparable damage to your ears, but whatever, it's not all bad. Take for instance the big homie Simon Rex, who went from masturbating in gay porn vids as a teen hustler to veejaying on MTV to starring in the series Jack & Jill before he found his true calling: spitting hilariously grimy raps as Dirt Nasty. Rex, who turns 36 today, is proof that sometimes actors should quit their day jobs. In honor of his born day, Complex takes a look at the acting and rapping resumés of actors-turned-rappers and decides who should keep their rap dreams alive and who should stick to the script.


"Menace Niggas Never Die," Scarface feat. Menace Clan and Caine

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