It's unfortunate that a truly great, unique, and beloved art form like hip-hop has had longstanding ties to violent crime. It's something that the culture has been dealing with since its inception and doesn't seem like it's going to be able to shake that monkey off its back anytime soon. But whether it's the lyrical content that often glorify the criminal underworld or the big money that's available for the taking behind the scenes, rappers seem to get roped into a lot of legal trouble.

In this VladTV exclusive we will go through 25 of the craziest and strangest crimes committed by rappers. Some you may already be familiar with and others will absolutely shock you with their extremity. Check them out in the slide above.