The following is a list of rap artists who appeared in feature-length films by December 2005. This filmography includes films released theatrically, omitting documentaries, straight-to-video vehicles, television movies, and voiceover performances for animation. In some features, the rappers gave cameo appearances as they provided the musical performance for the story line, but the majority of the films included the MCs in fictional roles as major or supporting characters.
The list is as comprehensive as possible, though with some rappers they chose to credit themselves by their birth names, shown in parentheses, or by alternative names which differed from the monikers which made them popular in the hip-hop world. The listing is alphabetically arranged; however, with some performers, such as Tupac Shakur and Marques Houston, the popularity of their first names might place them in the listing accordingly, rather than their last names.
Aaliyah (Aaliyah Haughton)
Romeo Must Die (2000)
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