It’s often said the grass is always greener on the other side." Hell, Ludacris has a track named after the phrase.

Maybe that’s why it seems as though everyone in Hollywood wants to be in the music industry and everybody in the music industry wants to be in Hollywood (I mean, Luda of all people would understand).     

Over the years many stars have gotten the itch to try their hand at a different trade. While some fledgling attempts have proven that not everyone should touch the mic (why are there somanywrestlersturnedrappers in the world?) and others that have come and gone from memory (we’re looking at you, DMX), there actually has, in fact, been crossover talent from both sides of the fence that have contributed positive work to their respective secondary careers.

Click along as we take a look at some of the successful crossover stories of those from the rap game who planted their flag in another industry and vice versa.