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If Rappers Were Honest About Their Incomes

Sometimes you just state facts and sometimes you state your hopes and dreams.

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We checked in on quotes from seven rap songs to see if the rap stars were exaggerating or not.

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1. 2 Chainz, "I'm Different" (2012)

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Not an exaggeration! 2 Chainz's rate actually was $100k for a feature.

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Do you think mentioning that got him more or less work?

2. Nicki Minaj, "Up in Flames" (2013)

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That seems like a looooooooot of dollars.

Very exaggerated! Nicki's so optimistic!

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Shoot for the stars! And if you miss at least you'll hit the moon — or something like that.

3. Drake, "No Tellin'" (2015)

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Congratudraketions! Which bodies of water did your real estate agent take you to first?

Not an exaggeration! Pics or it didn't happen, though.

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Well damn, OK. Does he really HAVE to sail to them though? Seems like he has private helicopter money to spare.

4. Pitbull, "Feel This Moment" (2012)

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On the off chance he doesn't actually make billions of dollars, are we to question his genius as well?

Very exaggerated!

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That’s roughly 1% the amount of money that Pitbull says he makes. By this logic, should we assume that he's about 1% as brilliant as he thinks he is?

5. Fetty Wap, "679" (2015)

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OK, now these seem like reasonable goals for a successful artist.

Not an exaggeration! (Eh!)

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6. Kanye West, "Mercy" (2012)

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Kanye, no!!!

Oh good, it's the jet part of this that we're focusing on. Not an exaggeration.

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It turns out "suicides" is a reference to a type of door. Yeezus Christ don't scare us like that!

7. Lil Wayne, "Ballin'" (2011)

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That's a lot of money, but this IS the person who was given $1 mil in cash just for having a birthday in 2008!

Exaggerated.

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Who can really keep track after the first $10 mil anyway?!

Not everyone can eat like Diddy, the highest-paid rapper in 2015!

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Sometimes our mouths are bigger than our wallets.