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10 Celebrities You Didn't Know Guest-Starred on 'Moesha'

From Bow Wow to Kobe Bryant to Lil Kim, Brandy's classic '90s sitcom had a LOT of surprise celeb guests

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Jamie Foxx

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One of Moesha's earliest guest stars, Jamie Foxx played "Woody" in a Season 1 episode.

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Lil' Kim

The Queen Bee played a girlfriend with expensive taste in a later episode of the classic show.

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Bow Wow

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Back when he was still Lil Bow Wow, the veteran MC also made an appearance as one of the cutest guests on the series. He and Brandy would later team up again for the song "Dance With Us," a track with Diddy for The Wild Thornberrys Movie soundtrack.

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Gabrielle Union

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An early break for the star who was just in her early twenties at the time, Union played "Ashi" in Moesha's first season.

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Dr. Dre

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Dre doesn't make many public appearances these days, but he did come out to guest star on Moesha during its heyday.

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Mary J. Blige

The queen of Hip-Hop Soul gave a quick performance on Moesha. Watch above as Brandy breaks it down to some live Mary J.

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Shaquille O'Neal

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And this NBA legend wasn't the only basketball player to guest on the show...

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Kobe Bryant

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...because his teammate Kobe Bryant also guested on the show! The NBA star and Brandy famously went to Bryant's prom together in real life, and Brandy has said that she kept both the prom dress and corsage from that night.

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MC Lyte

A slew of '90s rap and R&B stars appear in a particular 1997 episode where Moesha and friends go to a festival that features everyone from A Tribe Called Quest to 112.

We loved seeing trailblazer MC Lyte here too, as Brandy would later work with her on the "I Wanna Be Down" remix that brought together fellow badasses like YoYo and Queen Latifah. Look out for Lyte at the 5:49 mark.

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Snoop Dogg

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Snoop working with Brandy on Moesha wasn't the only time the two would collaborate. Years later, the R&B diva guested on his song "Special," also featuring Pharrell

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