Don’t Call It A Comeback: Artists Who Struggle To Stay Relevant!

DMX's career is over, too bad his drug habits aren't!
DMX's career is over, too bad his drug habits aren't!
LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 2: (U.S. TABLOIDS OUT) Musician DMX performs on stage during the "1st Annual Video Game Awards" at the MGM Grand Garden Arena December 2, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show premieres on Spike T.V. Thursday, December 4 at 9:00PM ET/PT. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
It seems Bow Wow's music career is on the rocks so instead the rapper has turned to acting, we think that's a much better option!
It seems Bow Wow's music career is on the rocks so instead the rapper has turned to acting, we think that's a much better option!
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 03: (U.S. TABS OUT) Rapper and actor Bow Wow visits MTV's "Total Request Live" at the MTV studios in Times Square on September 3, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
Speaking of Bow Wow, Ciara's latest release was not very successful along with her singles. Maybe she should be like her ex-beau and turn to acting instead!
Speaking of Bow Wow, Ciara's latest release was not very successful along with her singles. Maybe she should be like her ex-beau and turn to acting instead!
LAS VEGAS - JULY 03: R&B singer Ciara performs at The Pearl concert theater at the Palms Casino Resort July 3, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ciara is opening for rapper Jay-Z as she promotes her new album, "Fantasy Ride." (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Ever since Murda Inc and Ja Rule collapsed, so did Ashanti's career!
Ever since Murda Inc and Ja Rule collapsed, so did Ashanti's career!
HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 11: Singer Ashanti performs at the grand opening party for Delphine restaurant at W Hollywood Hotel & Residences on February 11, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Delphine)
Eve has had some ups and downs with her music career, from Ruff Ryders to Aftermath, she continues to struggle and find a way to make it back on to the hip hop scene!
Eve has had some ups and downs with her music career, from Ruff Ryders to Aftermath, she continues to struggle and find a way to make it back on to the hip hop scene!
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 23: Rapper Eve speaks onstage at the 2009 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on September 23, 2009 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Lil Kim has been trying to make herself relevant lately with the diss records towards Nicki Minaj, etc. Kim you're starting to look desperate, just give it up!
Lil Kim has been trying to make herself relevant lately with the diss records towards Nicki Minaj, etc. Kim you're starting to look desperate, just give it up!
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Singer Lil' Kim performs onstage during the 2008 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 24, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
With the release of Nicki Minaj, it seems Trina's career continues to diminish. We don't see her comeback likely!
With the release of Nicki Minaj, it seems Trina's career continues to diminish. We don't see her comeback likely!
NEW YORK - JUNE 03: Rapper Trina performs onstage at the 2010 Vh1 Hip Hop Honors at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 3, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Ever since the break up of Destiny's Child, Kelly Rowland has struggled to find her comeback in the music industry! Well, at least we can say Beyonce is doing great!
Ever since the break up of Destiny's Child, Kelly Rowland has struggled to find her comeback in the music industry! Well, at least we can say Beyonce is doing great!
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 03: Musician Kelly Rowland performs the National Anthem before a game between the Chicago Bears and the New York Giants at New Meadowlands Stadium on October 3, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
When Cash Money Records fell apart, Juvenile's rap career went right along with it!
When Cash Money Records fell apart, Juvenile's rap career went right along with it!
NEW YORK - JUNE 03: Rapper Juvenile attends 2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at Hammerstein Ballroom on June 3, 2010 in New York, New York. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
We definitely think it's time for LL Cool J to retire, ASAP!
We definitely think it's time for LL Cool J to retire, ASAP!
NEW YORK -AUGUST 8: LL Cool J performs on the Toyota Concert Series on NBC Today in Rockefeller Center August 8, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)
Much like Lil Kim', Foxy Brown's rap career is washed up. Time to hang it out to dry!
Much like Lil Kim', Foxy Brown's rap career is washed up. Time to hang it out to dry!
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 23: Rapper Foxy Brown performs onstage at the 2009 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on September 23, 2009 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Keyshia Cole's last album was an ultimate FAIL. She released her last album and it was not too successful, we're hoping that she can try and stage another comeback!
Keyshia Cole's last album was an ultimate FAIL. She released her last album and it was not too successful, we're hoping that she can try and stage another comeback!
NEW YORK - JANUARY 22: (U.S. TABS OUT) Singer Keyshia Cole poses for a photo backstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios January 22, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
Tank, Ginuwine, and Tyrese all seem to have the same problem, they can't even stage a comeback as solo artists let alone a group comeback!
Tank, Ginuwine, and Tyrese all seem to have the same problem, they can't even stage a comeback as solo artists let alone a group comeback!
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 26: (L-R) R&B artists Tank, Ginuwine, and Tyrese arrive to the 2007 BET Awards after party hosted by 10 Cane Rum held at the Roosevelt Hotel on June 26, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Chad Buchanan/Getty Images for LMVH)
You know, we actually missed Shyne and anticipated his album release until we heard the first single. His rap career is equivalent to a Drake song, 'OVER'.
You know, we actually missed Shyne and anticipated his album release until we heard the first single. His rap career is equivalent to a Drake song, 'OVER'.
386621 01: (NEW YORK NEWSPAPERS OUT) Rapper Jamaal "Shyne" Barrow arrives at Manhattan Supreme Court March 13, 2001 in New York City. The jury is expected to begin deliberations later today after the defense and prosecuting attorneys end their summations. (Photo by Robert Mecea/Newsmakers)
We love Janet, but everytime she tries to make a comeback, it just turns into a disaster. She should definitely stick to movies these days!
We love Janet, but everytime she tries to make a comeback, it just turns into a disaster. She should definitely stick to movies these days!
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 19: Janet Jackson promotes her book "True You: A Guide To Finding And Loving Yourself" at Barnes & Noble, 5th Avenue on March 19, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images)
Young Jeezy has been trying to release his next album 'Thug Motivation 103' for over a year now, we don't see a comeback likely in the near future!
Young Jeezy has been trying to release his next album 'Thug Motivation 103' for over a year now, we don't see a comeback likely in the near future!
CAMDEN, NJ - JULY 31: Young Jeezy performs onstage during the America's Most Wanted Music Festival at the Susquehanna Bank Center on July 31, 2009 in Camden, New Jersey. (Photo Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)
Oh, Omarion! We think your music career is over along with boy bands!
Oh, Omarion! We think your music career is over along with boy bands!
NEW YORK - AUGUST 13: (U.S. TABS OUT) Omarion appears onstage during MTV's Total Request Live at the MTV Times Square Studios on August 13, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
Tiny tried to relaunch her career without the rest of her group members from Xscape, FAIL! We think she should just stick to being T.I.'s wife!
Tiny tried to relaunch her career without the rest of her group members from Xscape, FAIL! We think she should just stick to being T.I.'s wife!
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Tameka 'Tiny' Cottlegave, wife of rap artist T.I. accepts the BET Viewer?s Choice Award on behalf of her husband onstage during the 2009 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 28, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Nelly was gone too long and no one cared when his album was released. Time for him to go back into hiding with Ashanti!
Nelly was gone too long and no one cared when his album was released. Time for him to go back into hiding with Ashanti!
DALLAS, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Nelly performs onstage during the Bud Light Hotel event with performances by Nelly, Ke$ha and Pitbull on February 5, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Getty Images for Bud Light)
50 Cent's last two albums were not successful at all, we think his career is over right along with G-Unit. The good thing is, he's rich enough to do anything he wants so we guess it doesn't matter!
50 Cent's last two albums were not successful at all, we think his career is over right along with G-Unit. The good thing is, he's rich enough to do anything he wants so we guess it doesn't matter!
LAS VEGAS - JUNE 06: Rap artist 50 Cent performs at The Pearl concert theater at the Palms Casino Resort June 6, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
50 Cent officially killed The Game's career, Rest In Peace!
50 Cent officially killed The Game's career, Rest In Peace!
NEW YORK - AUGUST 26: (U.S. TABS OUT) Rapper The Game visits MTV's "TRL" at the MTV studios in Times Square August 26, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
Poor Lloyd, right along with Ja Rule and Ashanti his music career is done.
Poor Lloyd, right along with Ja Rule and Ashanti his music career is done.
NEW YORK - MAY 30: Singer Lloyd performs at "Ultimate Prom" hosted by Hearst Magazines and Universal Motown at the Grand Hyatt New York on May 30, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
Whatever happened to Chingy? He came, he left, he tried to come back again...we think he should stay gone this time!
Whatever happened to Chingy? He came, he left, he tried to come back again...we think he should stay gone this time!
LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 07: Rapper Chingy arrives at Spike TV's 2007 "Video Game Awards" at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on December 7, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Busta Rhymes last couple of releases have not been too successful either. He's been on a lot of singles and doing collaborations lately, let's hope this comeback he's staging will work for him!
Busta Rhymes last couple of releases have not been too successful either. He's been on a lot of singles and doing collaborations lately, let's hope this comeback he's staging will work for him!
HOLLYWOOD - DECEMBER 02: Singer Busta Rhymes performs at "Movies Rock" A Celebration Of Music In Film held at the Kodak Theatre on December 2, 2007 in Hollywood, California. Movies Rock will be broadcast December 7, 2007 on CBS. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Missy tried to release a song last year and no one cared. Maybe she should just stick to producing because we like Jazmine Sullivan!
Missy tried to release a song last year and no one cared. Maybe she should just stick to producing because we like Jazmine Sullivan!
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24: Recording artist Missy Elliott performs onstage at BET's 106 & Park at BET Studios September 24, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
Poor Ja Rule, he couldn't stage his comeback and now he's going to jail. Life is tough!
Poor Ja Rule, he couldn't stage his comeback and now he's going to jail. Life is tough!
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 1: Special guest Ja Rule performs on the "Best of Both Worlds" tour, November 1, 2004 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The tour was originally a collaboration featuring Jay-Z and R. Kelly, but Kelly was removed from the tour after an incident on Friday, October 29, 2004. R. Kelly filed a 75 million USD lawsuit on November 2, 2004 against Jay-Z for breach of contract accusing his fellow recording artist of threatening behaviour and sabotaging the tour out of spite and jealousy. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
Remember when Mase tried to comeback and sign to G-Unit? Big mistake!
Remember when Mase tried to comeback and sign to G-Unit? Big mistake!
MIAMI - AUGUST 29: Rappers Sean "P. Diddy" Combs (L) and Mase pose in the press room at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards at the American Airlines Arena August 29, 2004 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
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