10 Shocking Things Stars Did When They Were Kids

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  • Janet Jackson
  • Lil Wayne
  • Nas
  • Chris Brown
  • Solange Knowles
  • Mark Wahlberg
  • Jay-Z
  • Eminem
  • Eve
  • Willow Smith, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus
  • Aaliyah

Nas, the School Dropout

"The school dropout never liked that sh-- from day one." Hard to believe those were the words Nas rhymed on "Represent," a song featured on his seminal debut Illmatic. The now-iconic lyricist has long talked about his questionable decision to quit school after the 8th grade. Though the move panned out for him, Nas still hopes to one day receive his high school diploma.

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