In true entrepreneurial nature, throughout the years we have seen an increase in the number of rappers who venture into acting, with some doing better jobs than others delivering stellar performances on the Big Screen. Though we all can probably name a few movies starring rappers that made us wish they stuck to their day jobs, here is a list of movies with rappers in starring and co-starring roles that deserve some recognition.

Check out our picks for the top 25 movies starring rappers above: