Don’t Quit Your Day Job: Singers Turned Actors and Vice Versa



Countless celebrities have dabbled in the tricky transition that is music to film and vice versa.  Whether their attempts manifested success or disaster, we have to give them credit for trying.

Plenty of our favorite artists have made movie cameos, but few would go on to become triple threats. Jamie Foxx, Janet Jackson, Tupac and Jennifer Hudson were rarities. Here are some actors and singers who should or shouldn’t have stuck to their original gig.


1. Nelly

Nelly executed the role of a tatted up prison football player, but we’d much rather have a quick 16.

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