Rich Homie Quan has received considerable heat for his lyrical blunder at the VH1 Hip Hop Honors earlier this week. He seems genuinely contrite, and it's one more than likely that no one will remember this a month from now. Quan's forgetful ways provide a useful juncture at which to look back at hip hop history and remember the times when hip hop artists failed miserably in a public setting, as well as the time Ghostface Killah allegedly threw 50 Cent down a flight of stairs. Even if that's not actually true.

Click through the gallery to revisit five public moments of notoriety, from Drake to Lil Mama to the worst/best rap battle of all-time.