When photos were released of rapper Rick Ross as a corrections officer, many questioned his street cred. After all, here was a guy who rapped about breaking the law with the same regularity with which most people brush their teeth.

At first, Ross denied the authenticity of the photos, but he later 'fessed up to XXL Mag and defended his old life, saying, "Yes, it was me in those pictures. But I’ma tell you this. Me taking that job, I was doing my job. You understand what I mean?”

Regardless of what he said to try and restore his hardcore rep, Ricky Rozay got arrested in 2008 on gun and drug charges, so that surely reversed any ill opinions of the former CO.