This Is 40 (And Over): Rap’s Oldest OGs


Busta Rhymes celebrated his 41st birthday earlier this week. And it reminded us just how old some, er, old heads of hip-hop really are. These vets have spent years in the game, shaping the genre with every bar, and they’ve been doing it for longer than some of today’s rappers have been alive. From Jay-Z to Ice-T to Uncle Luke, they’ve earned every scar and wrinkle accumulated over the years. Flip through for a roundup of hip-hop’s most seasoned vets.

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