Bill Cosby makes a Hip-Hop album, let the world rejoice

Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesKevin Winter/Getty ImagesNo, the 70-year-old comedian won't be rapping about J-E-L-L-O. Bill Cosby's album, Cosby Narratives Vol. 1: State of Emergency, due out next month, will be a mix of hip-hop, pop and jazz and feature the rapping of others. "It really looks at the frustration and the anger that a young man may have." Hey, at least it's a CD with a purpose! [CTV]

There have been a slew of celebs-gone-singer/musican in recent years (Paris Hilton, Jared Leto, Lindsay Lohan, Adam Brody) and we're sure there are more on the way (Scarlett Johansson). After the jump, a list of stars with albums that you may be surprised about.

Retired-Yankee fielder Bernie Williams
Actor Leonard Nimoy
Actor William Shatner
Model/actress Milla Jovovich
Philosopher Nietzsche
Actor David Hasselhoff
Actress/screenwriter Julie Delpy
Actor Vincent Gallo
Director John Carpenter
Actress/Family Ties alum Tina Yothers (Jaded)
Actress Juliette (Lewis) and the Licks.
Basketball star Shaquille O'Neal
Actor Keanu Reeves (Dogstar)
Actor Russell Crowe (30 Odd Foot of Grunts/The Ordinary Fear of God/Whatever they're called).
Actress Jada Pinkett Smith (Wicked Wisdom)
Actor/Martial Artist Steven Segal
Writers Stephen King, Dave Barry, Matt Groening and others (The Rock Bottom Remainders)
Actor Robert Downey Jr.
Actress Minnie Driver
Actor Billy Bob Thornton
Actor Peter Sellers

Would you be interested in checking out any of these projects or do you think these famous names should stick to their day jobs?