30 Nov '16, 5pm
A Breakdown of 10 Luxury Cars Rappers Recently Rapped About
Glorification of materialism and wealth has always been a part of rap music. The music offers a message of resistance, empowerment and other socio-political issues since it derives from socially and economically impoverished urban settings in America. At the same time, an adoration of wealth and having fun is promoted with an equal amount of passion. One of these is rap music’s love affair with automotives, because owning a luxury car is a straightforward way to flaunt one’s financial prosperity and high-caliber taste. Although certain models and brands became trendy over the years — Jeeps in the 90s, Hummers and Escalades in the 2000s and European supercars in the 2010s — others, like old-school American brands remained relatively chic throughout the decades. Below, we’ve provided a breakdown of ten luxury cars that rappers have recently mentioned in notable songs.