The Ellen DeGeneres Show has always shown love to the genre of hip-hop and most recently, Snapchat king and We The Best mogul DJ Khaled sat down with the popular daytime host to discuss his keys to success and more. While Khaled isn't the first hip-hop guest to sit down on Ellen's hot seat, the "Hold You Down" DJ joins an elite group of hip-hop guests who have sat down with the television host.

The daytime talk show continues to keep its finger on the pulse of hip-hop and its trending topics and people. From debuting Kanye West's "Only One" music video to hosting Macklemore's first television performance, the daytime host and her creative team have done an amazing job in representing the good side of hip-hop culture. Known for hosting a slew of hip-hop performances from the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Travi$ Scott and more, Ellen has also featured the biggest names in the genre as guests on her show. Those who have sat down on Ellen's hot seat include: Drake, Ice Cube, Nicki Minaj, Andre 3000 and more. With DJ Khaled becoming the latest figure to represent the hip-hop culture on the Emmy-Award winning show, fans can only anticipate the next rap act to appear next to Ellen.

With the recent appearance of DJ Khaled on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, XXL rounded up all the hip-hop acts that have sat down with Ellen as a guest on her show. Excluding performances, here's 12 rap acts who have sat down with Ellen.

  • DJ Khaled

  • Kanye West

  • Nicki Minaj

  • Will Smith

  • Drake

  • Ice Cube

  • Andre 3000

  • CeeLo

  • Macklemore

  • Pharrell

  • T.I.

  • Diddy