Hip-Hop’s Top Brand Name-drops of 2005

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mercedeshiphop.jpgWith Jay-Z issuing a gag order on Cristal, rap music’s beloved baubles of big pimpin’ are becoming increasingly difficult to determine. Luckily, Agenda Inc. did us the favor of sorting through all the death threats, drug references, financial bragging and sexul suggestion of last year’s top Billboard tracks to prepare the following report on the top ten most name-checked brands in music:

TOP TEN MOST-MENTIONED BRANDS OF 2005

10. AK-47, 33 mentions
9. (tie) Cristal, 35 mentions
9. (tie) Louis Vuitton, 35 mentions
7. Chevrolet (really?), 40 mentions
6. Hennessy, 44 mentions
5. Rolls Royce, 46 mentions
4. Bentley, 51 mentions
3. Cadillac, 62 mentions
2. Nike, 63 mentions
1. Mercedes-Benz, 100 mentions

Unsurprisingly, athletic shoes, expensive booze, automatic weaponry and luxury cars have proven themselves to be the most sought-after fortunes of rap fame. We did some research of our own, and have produced a list of the 10 LEAST mentioned brand names after the jump!

TOP TEN LEAST MENTIONED BRANDS OF 2005

10. ITT Technical Institute
9. Fast Cash Check Cashing and Payday Loan Services
8. Barnes & Noble Booksellers
7. White Castle Restaurants
6. Dark Eyes Vodka
5. US Welfare Program
4. Build-A-Bear Stores
3. Chia Pet
2. Relief Fund for Exploited South African Diamond Miners
1. Martha Stewart Home and Lifestyle Solutions

And there you have it.

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