10 Hip Hop Personalities That Are Right for The X Factor

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10 Hip Hop Personalities That Are Right for The X Factor

Talent-search-show don Simon Cowell is on the hunt for new judges after Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger were sacked from NBC's popular The X Factor in January. Janet Jackson, Leann Rimes and Britney Spears are among those rumored to be candidates to join the remaining two judges on the show, music mogul L.A. Reid and Cowell himself. We have to ask though: Why aren't any hip hop heads being considered? Hip hop still dominates the airwaves and the charts, so what gives? Maybe Cowell just doesn't know who to ask. Luckily, BET.com is here to help. Click on to see 10 hip hop personalities that would be perfect X-Factor judges. —Alex Gale

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