Many hip hop artists have become immersed in the fashion industry, from Jay-Z and Diddy to Nicki Minaj and Rick Ross. Other artists like Drake have even described the wardrobe of their ideal woman in songs like "Fancy." Of course, the connection between rappers and designer threads isn't anything new. Hip hop lovers know that these two go hand in hand and have been connected as far back as the '90s with Notorious B.I.G's mention of Moschino in "Hypnotize." According to this infographic, however, the link between the two industries is only strengthening.
7. Louis Vuitton
"I'm some ghetto chic, I'm where the hood and high fashion meet/Oooh wee I'm like the camouflage Louis" — Jay-Z, "Jockin' Jay-Z"
"Terrorize your city, from the spliff committee, kick ass till both Timberlands turn sh*ty." — LL Cool J, "4 3 2 1"
"My Adidas walked through concert doors and roamed all over coliseum floors" — Run DMC, "My Adidas"
"Versace, Versace, Medusa on my head like I'm iluminati" — Migos, "Versace"
"So if the devil wear Prada, Adam Eve wear Nada, I'm in between, but way more fresher." — Kanye West, "Can't Tell Me Nothing"
"And the Nikes on my feet keep my cypher complete Nike nike nike nike nike nike nike nike nikes" — Mac Miller, "Nikes On My Feet"
"And we stunting like Gucci Gucci, Louis Louis, Fendi Fendi, Prada, Basic bitches wear that shit so I don't even bother" — Kreayshawn, "Gucci Gucci"