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    Watches Referenced in Hip Hop

    As the main genre of music that I listen to is mainly rap and hip-hop, and being a watch guy myself, I have always been able to pick out the references to watches in many songs. This inspired me to create this video about some noticeable watch references in modern day hip-hop. I hope that you enjoy the video because I know that I had fun creating it.


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    Watches Referenced in Hip Hop

    Thanks for that one! Some new ones for me. Was expecting these two:

    … Ball so hard, got a broke clock, Rollies that don't tick tock
    Audemars that's losing time, hidden behind all these big rocks


    ... I think I'm Big Meech, look at my time piece
    It's an Audemar, hundred racks at least


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    Broking so hard, i had to get a watch.
    Ho poked me so hard i couldnt get to watch
    Then doped me so hard, 4skin it turned to blotch
    Wokedup, now i lost my AP and all i gots a swatch

    Machete clan
    So long, and thanks for all the fish :)

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    On the list for a Rollie at my AD
    B**ch at the counter said you better wait ya see
    'put me on some list with a load of other fools
    I popped a cap in the counter and took tha jewels

    me

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    A similar thread arose a while back. Some that sprung to mind...


    Drake - U With Me?

    Heard a lot about me 'fore we started off
    I know you heard that my pool parties like Mardi Gras
    I know you heard that my girl is sponsored by Audemars
    That's why she always correctin' me when my time is off


    Skepta - Corn on the Curb

    No Rolex timepiece
    No Hublot kettle
    But still I know when it's time to jump in the car
    Put the foot to the pedal


    And quite an obscure reference, though one that made me smile when I heard it...

    The Mitchell Brothers - Rushed Red

    Another soldier lost
    And all just because
    He wanted to floss that Franck Muller watch

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    A Bear Pit State of Mind (The Handbag Hip Hop)
    By Looking4Love

    A Rap
    Yeah, yeah
    Ayo, my people, it's time.
    It's time, my people (aight, my people, begin).
    Straight out the hairy dungeons of rap.
    The clock drops deep as does my G Shock.
    I never argue, 'cause to argue is the mother of bitch.
    Beyond the walls of watches, life is defined.
    I think of hope when I'm in a Bear Pit state of mind.
    Hope the scotch got some crotch.
    My botch don't like no dirty tchotchke.
    Run up to the notch and get the cloche.
    In a Bear Pit state of mind.
    What more could you ask for? The big Rolex?
    You complain about hairy armpits.
    I gotta love it though - somebody still speaks for the Vostock.
    I'm rappin' to the handbag,
    And I'm gonna move your drag.
    Random, strong, quiet, like a Smiths
    Boy, I tell you, I thought you were a Speedmaster.
    I can't take the hairy armpits, can't take the SC shoes.
    I woulda tried to fight I guess I got no news.
    I'm rappin' to the drag,
    And I'm gonna move your handbag.
    Yea, yaz, in a Bear Pit state of mind.
    When I was young my mother had a talk.
    I waz kicked out without no lock.
    I never thought I'd see that walk.
    Ain't a soul alive that could take my Bear Pit rock.
    A smelly forum is quite the decorum.
    Thinking of hope. Yaz, thinking of hope (hope).

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    Rolled into London all the way from NZ
    Me and my homey hit the Rolex AD
    Man said you can’t keep the guarantee card
    I said, ‘that’s perfectly reasonable, I quite understand the situation’

    After the Rhymnoceros
    Last edited by simoscribbler; 3rd July 2018 at 10:46.

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    Quote Originally Posted by simoscribbler View Post
    Rolled into London all the way from NZ
    Me and my homey hit the Rolex AD
    Man said you can’t keep the guarantee card
    I said, ‘that’s perfectly reasonable, I quite understand the situation’

    After the Rhymnoceros
    My homie was triggered
    He said this watch better be stickered
    "they get removed" man said, "its OK"
    So I bounced and made a thread on TZ-UK

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    Buy it
    Flip it
    Scratch that itch
    Got a nice diamond DJ
    For my new hot bitch

    No mother will keep my warranty card
    Buying this watch should t be so hard
    Kids who know nothing in the AD
    Know nothing bout nothing when taking wid me

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    Quote Originally Posted by ped View Post
    My homie was triggered
    He said this watch better be stickered
    "they get removed" man said, "its OK"
    So I bounced and made a thread on TZ-UK
    Said hey tee zed
    yo bro, yo bro,
    Rolex AD treatin me like a ho.
    Gonna take my green
    Things gonna get mean
    their modern sh*t aint like McQueen

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    Tell me how many Africans died for the baguettes on your Rolex - Ms. Dynamite

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    Quote Originally Posted by markbannister View Post
    Tell me how many Africans died for the baguettes on your Rolex - Ms. Dynamite
    Blud diamonds tho'

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    Quote Originally Posted by ped View Post
    On the list for a Rollie at my AD
    B**ch at the counter said you better wait ya see
    'put me on some list with a load of other fools
    I popped a cap in the counter and took tha jewels

    me
    I had a good chuckle at that!

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    Haha, all of these quotes are great! maybe a second part?


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    Quote Originally Posted by markbannister View Post
    Tell me how many Africans died for the baguettes on your Rolex - Ms. Dynamite
    Talented artist, what happened to her?

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    I agree. Have her first (only??) album.
    Same with the same genre The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    Talented artist, what happened to her?

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    *sigh, modern hip hop has lots its way with autotune mumble rap nonsense.

    bring back the old school that actually had some lyrical dexterity.

    "Runnin’ like a Rolex, stuck in the hype mode, track after track, keep it real for a fact..." - Sir Mix Alot

    "Here comes two big pioneers, rolex watches, Cars by the pairs, in stock we got shares...." - EPMD

    "They heard about the Rolex's and the Lexus, With the Texas license plates out of state...." - Biggy

    "Give up the rolex watch or you won't see another day" - Gangstarr

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    I think that it's really cool how you were able to find some references in older rap, to mix it with all the links from modern rap.


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    “Sit back and let me do my thing I know what time it is from the hands on my breitling” - from the rap in Alfonso hunter’s just the way

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    Some outstanding freestyling going on here

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    “They took my rings , they took my Rolex - I looked at the brother and said damn what next “ -Warren G - Regulate

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    Quote Originally Posted by eagletower View Post
    “They took my rings , they took my Rolex - I looked at the brother and said damn what next “ -Warren G - Regulate
    That line always seemed a little risky to me, like he’s inviting more trouble!

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    Recent one from Pusha T
    "had to find other ways to invest cos you rappers found every way to ruin pateks"

    And one from J Cole
    "Armed and dangerous, call the law
    Stick to the script, no audible
    Country ass n**** with an Audemars
    Can't spell the shit but I order more"

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    Girl I think you're special
    Strictly presidential
    You know the crib on the water now
    The Maybach stay watered down
    Project niggas giving orders now
    The gold presidential just to sport around
    I'm from the era of fitted caps and rental cars
    Dope pushers with ambition and pretty broads

    Rick Ross-Presidential

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    They took my rings
    They took my Rolex
    I looked at the brother
    Said 'damn whats next?!'

    Warren G - Regulate

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    Quote Originally Posted by eagletower View Post
    “They took my rings , they took my Rolex - I looked at the brother and said damn what next “ -Warren G - Regulate
    I should've scrolled down before posting!

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    Watches Referenced in Hip Hop

    ‘She said she likes my watch but she wants Steve’s AP...’

    Tinie Tempah singing about one of these:

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    Haha I really like that line from Pusha T. You ruined Pateks


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    The new Future;

    I can’t do wrong
    I got the black A.P
    The Patek a two-tone

    https://youtu.be/4N5x1HpiuJs

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    The streets know me for gettin' P
    my daughter had her first Rollie when she was 3

    Nines - I see you shining


    100 g's worth of ice on the Audemars
    and we're in this street life till they call the law

    Jim Jones - we fly high


    Man, I'm high off life, f*ck it, I'm wasted
    Bathing Ape kicks, Audemars Piguet wrist

    Jay-Z - Allure


    Dress as I suppose, from my neck to my toes
    Neck full of gold, baguettes in my Rolls

    Mase - feel so good



    The Rose gold Presi got the pink stones in it

    Jadakiss - what u so mad at?

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    Producer Mike Dean was given a Rolex GMT for his work on Kanye and Jay-z's Watch the Throne.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    Talented artist, what happened to her?
    Her brother Akala is ten times better!! Reminds me of KRS ONE

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    Watches Referenced in Hip Hop

    Now tricks be looking at me like I'm they way up out the projects
    Can't put you on my payroll, and no I ain't got no Rolex

    Classic Andre3000 talking about his pimp days and clearly not enough money for fancy watches

    Surprised how many hip hop fans there are in here


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    I've composed a verse in the contemporary style. Million-seller right here, folks. The trick is to not use any consonants, and apply anaesthetic to one's jaw before recording (also helps for the multitude of facial tattoos required to succeed in this business).

    Uh
    Uh
    UH
    Lil Chump ri herr

    Muh bih gaw Roleh
    Uh
    She lah dat
    Uh
    Roleh Roleh Roleh Roleh
    Bih duh know yeh
    Roleh Roleh Roleh Roleh

    Bih gah ma numbbba
    Uh
    Roleh Roleh Roleh Roleh
    Roleh Roleh Roleh Roleh
    Ah werr aw day
    Fo ma bih
    Geeeh da Roleh

    Mah nih
    Uh

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    Quote Originally Posted by ddm27 View Post
    I've composed a verse in the contemporary style. Million-seller right here, folks. The trick is to not use any consonants, and apply anaesthetic to one's jaw before recording (also helps for the multitude of facial tattoos required to succeed in this business).

    Uh
    Uh
    UH
    Lil Chump ri herr

    Muh bih gaw Roleh
    Uh
    She lah dat
    Uh
    Roleh Roleh Roleh Roleh
    Bih duh know yeh
    Roleh Roleh Roleh Roleh

    Bih gah ma numbbba
    Uh
    Roleh Roleh Roleh Roleh
    Roleh Roleh Roleh Roleh
    Ah werr aw day
    Fo ma bih
    Geeeh da Roleh

    Mah nih
    Uh


    You're going to be bigger than Drake with skills like that

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    Quote Originally Posted by swatch View Post
    Producer Mike Dean was given a Rolex GMT for his work on Kanye and Jay-z's Watch the Throne.

    I can just hear Kanye saying: "Either my name goes first or I smash it right now - your call, Jay."

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    This came up on my Spotify recommended playlist randomly the other day and I thought the opening line was humorous.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kqmjw2tyBo8

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    Quote Originally Posted by KurtKlaus View Post
    Dress as I suppose, from my neck to my toes
    Neck full of gold, baguettes in my Rolls

    Mase - feel so good
    Having a sandwich in his car?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    Having a sandwich in his car?
    I believe young Mason was referring to the diamond baton hour markers on the dial of his esteemed timepiece.

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    A sub could be both!

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    I think, sorry !, Kanye West is incredibly talented but an arsehole. Life of Pablo is a fantastic album.

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    brilliant

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    Sky Dweller it was sentimental
    Rose gold it was sentimental
    Future - Draco

    Bought my b#tch a brand new Rollie and she still ain't happy
    Got that Cartier with diamonds and I’m laughing at ya
    Future - Super Trapper
    Last edited by Kingstepper; 13th July 2018 at 20:07.

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    Hi

    Old Skoolchool....




    My music tastes have broadened a little since then....

    Best - Neil

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    Future seems to reference watches a lot. AP especially
    Quote Originally Posted by Kingstepper View Post
    Future - Draco



    Future - Super Trapper

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