9 Rappers Who Were Born Rich
9 Rappers Who Were Born Rich Jaden Smith; One of three children to famous actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jaden Smith was born into a …wealthy family due to his parents' music and acting careers. After playing the lead role in "The Karate Kid," Jaden chose to pursue his own musical career and became a rapper. Ricky Hill; This young aspiring rapper is the wealthy son of famous fashion designer, Tommy Hilfiger. He is under Warner Brothers Records and has been with the company since he was a teenager. With over 18 mixtapes with popular musical artists, he continues to establish a career in music. OMG; O'Shea Jr. is the son of famous rap musician and actor, Ice Cube. He was born under the umbrella of his father's success and goes by the name OMG (Oh My Goodness). His mix tape is called "Jackin' For Beats." His rap debut was on his father's rap album "I Am the West." Romeo Miller, or Lil' Romeo, is the son of famous rapper Master P. At the age of five, he gave his father a rap that he wrote. He has since had many hit singles, such as "My Baby" and "2 Way," which won him several platinum and gold albums. As of 2014, he is not rapping, he is in the process of reviving his musical career. The Alchemist; Born as the son of a dentist in Beverly Hills, Alan Daniel Maman, or The Alchemist, is a producer and rapper that works with many popular artists in music. While his first rap album did not become popular, he was still able to make music alongside other hip hop artists. Diggy Simmons; One of the sons of famous Rapper Rev. Run and nephew of Russell Simmons, Diggy Simmons is an aspiring rapper. Born into his father and uncle's fortune, Diggy started rapping at just 13 years old. Chet Haze; The son of Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks, Chet Hanks is an aspiring rapper who goes by the name Chet Haze. While he has yet to become a major influence in the music industry and struggles to be taken seriously, his father has encouraged him to continue pursuing the career, regardless of his setbacks. Jojo Simmons; Another son of the well-off rapper Rev. Run, JoJo comes from a family of talented rappers and musicians. While his own musical career is not as affluent as his Diggy's, JoJo still continues to push forward with his passion. Jermaine Dupri; The son of Michael Mauldin, Jermaine Dupri was born into the fortune of his father, former president of Colombia Records, and is, himself, the founder of So So Def Records. Starting as a dancer for the group Whodini, Jermaine is now a famous producer who has worked with many well-known artists.