Hip-hop and skateboarding has a contentious relationship. Most rappers who have hopped on a board have only been met with hate—from the dudes who've been skating for ages (Pharrell, Lupe) to those taking up a new hobby (Lil Wayne). Regardless of experience, we have respect for rappers or anyone who skateboards because it's kind of a stupid thing to do. Not because skateboarding is wack, but because it's extremely dangerous. Any skater is bound to get hurt, which means that those who stick with it have to truly love the sport. Why else leave the air-conditioned recording studios full of weed smoke and groupies for the unforgiving pavement? Learn about these bold rappers with A History of Rappers Who Skateboard.

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