The Rapper: Ras Kass
The Post-Prison Rap Release: 2006's Institutionalized
Did Jail Help or Hurt? HURT! Hard to believe that, once upon a time, this guy was doing music videos with Dr. Dre, huh? Partly because of label politics and partly because of several DUI arrests that led to his incarceration, Ras Kass has never been able to realize his full potential. And hard time only proved to make things even harder on him.