The relationship between hip-hop music and athletics is long and documented. We're used to seeing professional athletes try their hand at rap careers, but did you know that many successful rappers were also standout athletes in high school?
Here is a look at five rappers who were also notable high school athletes.
2 Chainz (Tauheed Epps), North Clayton (College Park, Ga.)
Standing at 6-foot-5, Epps was an athletic forward for the Eagles who
reportedly went on to receive an athletic scholarship to Alabama State.
While reports of a scholarship have not been confirmed, it does appear
that Epps did play at least one season in college