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Posted July 29, 2019 by Chris in Features
 
 

Hip Hop’s Top Three BLINGIEST Videos

Originated from the word bling bling , bling means to show off expensive jewelry, cars, property and more. Flexing is in the game yo! If someone’s droppin’ a cool £12 million on real estate to shoot the song, you can see why they are the top blingiest videos.

  • Lil Wayne ft Static – Lollipop

“Ow, uh huh no homo (Young mula baby)
I say he so sweet make her wanna’ lick the rapper
So I let her lick the rapper”

  • Lil Wayne

This popular song Lollipop by Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. aka Lil Wayne was released in 2008. This is Lil Wayne’s and Static Major,s ( aka Stephen Ellis Garrett’s) most successful single till date and they have blinged hard on this one.

Would you believe they spent £12,500,000 to film at a poker star’s home in Las Vegas?

 They also spent £125,000 on vehicles! They used a 964 Chevorlet Impala Convertible and Custom International CXT Stretched Limousine. What is even blinging without high-end clothes and watches? Unsurprisingly, they’ve spent £50,000.Jewelry like multiple luxury gold chains, high-end watches, and Lil Wayne’s Grills cost about £400,000. It is also notable that £2,000 on luxury food and beverages. The video production cost itself was £150,000.

Lil Wayne is dubbed to have invented the word bling. All these add up to a total of £12,675,000, making it the topmost blingiest hip hop video!

  • 50 Cent – Candy Shop

“I’ll take you to the candy shop
I’ll let you lick the lollipop
Go ‘head girl don’t you stop
Keep going ’til you hit the spot, whoa”

  • 50 Cent

The song is written by Curtis James Jackson III aka 50 Cent and features Olivia. “Candy Shop” was released in 2005 as a part of the  album The Massacre. It was nominated for the best rap song at the 2006 Grammy Awards. It is also 50 Cent’s third number-one single and fifth top-ten single. 

While a large Hollywood mansion cost them £7,000,000, a 2004 BMW 645Ci [E63] and a Saleen S7 cost them about £450,000! Wouldn’t you like to know that 50 Cent’s watch alone was £60,000? His ring, diamond earring, and gold chain made a total of £20,000. 

Adding the video production cost of £150,000, the total comes up to £7,840,000!

  • 21 Savage – A lot

“How much money you got? (A lot)
How many problems you got? (A lot)
How many people done doubted you? (A lot)”

-21 Savage

A lot is a very recent song released on December 20, 2018, which now has over 45,000,000 views.

This team also went with the real estate of £7,000,000 and the video production cost of £150,000. The clothing and watches cost them £20,000 and the jewelry about £5,000. 21 Savage went grand with his stage which cost him £10,000 and the luxury food and beverages about £10,000.

Guess the total, would you?

Yeah, it adds up to £7,195,000 making it the third blingiest hip hop video.

This content and infographic was taken from ‘The Hip Hop Blingdex: Rap Edition’ produced by Betway Casino


Chris

 
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