25 Apr 25 mind-blowing hip hop facts you can use as multiple-choice questions in your next pub quiz
As the coronavirus crisis brings life to a halt, virtual pub quizzes have stepped in to fill an entertainment void, so we’ve put together this list of 25 hip hop facts to help you out.
We found that there weren’t too many free quizzes available with answers, which is why we made our own. The list contains numerous hip hop facts written as questions with four multiple-choice answers. The correct answer is highlighted in bold. All you need to do is send this article to the quizmaster and you’re good to go.
Here are 25 mind-blowing hip hop facts for you to use during your next virtual pub quiz:
1 – What was Lil Wayne’s former stage name?
A = Big Wayne, B = Shrimp Daddy, C = Stunna, D = Lil Carter
2 – What is the highest-selling rap album of all time?
A = Country Grammar – Nelly, B = 2Pac – Greatest Hits, C = Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ – 50 Cent, D = Life After Death – The Notorious B.I.G
3 – What is Eminem’s biggest selling album with over 27 million units sold?
A = Encore, B = Recovery, C = The Eminem Show, D = Curtain Call: The Hits
4 – How many units did Eminem’s debut album, ‘Infinite’, sell back in 1996?
A = 1 million copies, B = 100,000 copies, C = 10,000 copies, D = 1000 copies
5 – What artist did Jay Z have a rap battle with in his high school cafeteria?
A = Ja Rule, B = Notorious B.I.G, C = Nas, D = Busta Rhymes
6 – How many songs has Kanye West produced for other artists?
A = 200+, B = 180-160, C = 140-120, D = 80-100
7 – The line ‘if you’re having girl problems, I feel bad for you son’ from Jay Z’s hit ’99 Problems’ is sampled from which artist?
A = Ice Cube, B = Ice T, C = Eazy E, D = Tupac
8 – Why was the release of J Cole’s debut album ‘Cole World: A Sideline Story’ delayed?
A = Cole wasn’t happy with the album, B = Album got leaked, C = Label politics, D = So Jay Z could feature on a track
9 – What was the original name of Kendrick Lamar’s second album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’?
A = Tu Pimp A Caterpillar, B = Section 81, C = Compton, D = To Pimp A Cadillac
10 – Which of these artists had a writing credit on Post Malone’s #1 hit ‘Rockstar’?
A = Joey Badass, B = Chief Keef, C = Kendrick Lamar, D = Juicy J
11 – Who is the richest artist in hip hop with a net worth of over $1 billion?
A = P Diddy, B = Jay Z, C = Dr Dre, D = Kanye West
12 – What is Drake’s middle name?
A = Aubrey, B = Graham, C = Drake, D = Drizzy
13 – What was Future’s original stage name?
A = Bandzo, B = Rackz, C = Drizzy, D = Meathead: The Phuture
14 – Which artist from Young Money discovered Nicki Minaj?
A = Birdman, B = Lil Wayne, C = Drake, D = Tyga
15 – Which rapper from Compton was on the set of Tupac’s ‘California Love’ years before they were famous?
A = Kendrick Lamar, B = The Game, C = YG, D = Dr Dre
16 – Which of these four singles has sold the most with over 20 million units?
A = Drake – God’s Plan, B = Flo Rida ft. Kesha – Right Round, C = Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth – See You Again, D = Drake ft. Wizkid & Kyla – One Dance
17 – Which rapper co-wrote Will Smith’s hit ‘Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It’?
A = Snoop Dogg, B = Dr Dre, C = Pharrell, D = Nas
18 – Which actress was Snoop Dogg classmates with in high school?
A = Cameron Diaz, B = Oprah, C = Jennifer Anniston, D = Natalie Portman
19 – Which show did Wacka Flacka Flame get his name from?
A = The Muppets, B = The Simpsons, C = The Flinstones, D = Futurama
20 – Which hip hop artist made the most money in 2019 with over $150m in income?
A = Jay Z, B = Drake, C = Kanye West, D = Diddy
21 – In 1999, 50 Cent signed a record deal with Columbia Records. How much money did he get?
A = $100,000, B = $65,000, C = $250,000, D = $400,000
22 – In 2000, 50 Cent was going to release an album called ‘The Power Of Dollar’ but the album was never officially released. What’s the reason for this?
A = Competitors flooded the market with bootleg copies, B = Lost the audio file, C = Wasn’t radio-friendly enough, D = Couldn’t get clearance for features
23 – Wiz Khalifa briefly lived in London back in the 1990s. Which area did he live in?
A = Croydon, B = Lambeth, C = Camden, D = Harrow
24 – In the early 2000s, Pharrell and Chad Hugo had an extremely high radio presence. What % of all songs on US radio in 2003 were produced by The Neptunes?
A = 43%, B = 62%, C = 51%, D = 77%
25 – Which rapper once held the Guinness World Record for having most syllables in one second?
A = Twista, B = Eminem, C = Prodigy, D = Busta Rhymes