Whip It: Rap’s Biggest Car Name-DropsPublished by Rondell Conway on Friday, July 6, 2012 at 12:33 pm.
Crash the Whip: Rap’s Biggest Car Name-Drops
Rock music may have classics like “Little Red Corvette” and “Mustang Sally,” but there’s no doubt that hip hop is the automobile industry’s number-one source for free advertising. Kanye West and G.O.O.D. Music have Lamborghini’s ultra-high-end Murciélago model on everyone’s lips with their now platinum-selling hit “Mercy,” and the Italian carmaker was happy for the shout-out. “We appreciate the publicity,” a spokesman for the company told Complex recently. ”This is another example of the use of a Lamborghini in various art forms. Communicating success, individuality and creativity are hallmarks of the brand. “And lucky for Lambo and other automakers, they have rap music to communicate those things for them. Click on for some of hip hop’s biggest car name-drops.
Rick Ross feat. Drake and Chrisette Michele, “Aston Martin Music”
Rozay’s love for cars no one can afford doesn’t end with the Bugatti though. In 2010, he teamed up with Drake and Chrisette Michele for the hit “Aston Martin Music.”
Lloyd Banks feat. Juelz Santana, “Beamer, Benz or Bentley”
The Bawse isn’t the only indecisive car-obsessed rapper. Lloyd Banks and Juelz covered all the bases by shouting out their three fave brands on the 2010 hit “Beamer, Benz or Bentley.”
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