The ten best movies featuring rappers

Wu-Tang has been immersed in kung-fu for so long, it was inevitable that one member of the Clan would make a major appearance in a martial arts movie at some point. The RZA appeared briefly in Ghost Dog in 1999, but only for a passing moment, though he did produce the soundtrack. In The Man with the Iron Fists, RZA is doing a lot more from writing and directing to acting and putting together the music (which is awesome, by the way). He did pretty much everything except hold the boom. That got us thinking about other rappers who have ventured into the movie business. So, in honor of the RZA's new flick, we decided to run down the ten best movies featuring rappers in front of the camera.

See also: - The Wu-Tang Clan forever changed the game - Q&A With The RZA