10 Shocking Things Stars Did When They Were Kids

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

Jay-Z Shot His Brother

Although Jay-Z did not begin his professional career until adulthood, the life he lived as a child growing up in Marcy certainly haunts much of his music. For example, on his sophomore album, In My Lifetime Vol. 1, he admitted to shooting his older brother who was "high off more than w--d." He was just 12 years old. His brother survived and didn't press charges.

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