20 Childhood Photos of Rappers From Before They Were Famous

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18. Wiz Khalifa

It’s rare to see a picture of Wiz Khalifa without his famous tattoos. And, interesting fact: he got his first ink – his stage handle – at the age of 17.

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17. 2 Chainz

2 Chainz – born Tauheed Epps – did well in school but has done even better in the music industry. He’s a Grammy Award-nominated and multiple BET award-winning artist. How his choice of clothes has changed, though.

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16. Snoop Dogg

As a teenager Calvin Broadus was in trouble a lot – just like he would be as an adult Snoop Dogg – and yet he’d also started rapping in grade six. We’re guessing, however, that he wasn’t sporting a suit during those early vocal forays.

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