Smart, crazy, and sometimes just odd, publicity stunts can sometimes be a necessity for any rapper who wants to rise to the top, or just find themselves some quick fame. Whether it's to promote a tour, upcoming music, or just to get people talking, publicity stunts equate to media attention.

Of course, there is a fine art to orchestrating a stunt. Done correctly, they can help build careers. But, they can also break them. Whatever the repercussions, publicity stunts keep the rap game entertaining, and have led to some of the most unexpected, shocking, and sometimes hilarious moves in rap music.

Check out our list of mad publicity stunts featuring Eminem, Nas and Gucci Mane and let us know what you think are the most memorable stunts in hip hop.