The 12 Best Audemars Piguet Shout-Outs In Hip-Hop

Rappers are known for loving their expensive and stylish timepieces. Luxury watches have become iconic in hip-hop history and culture and over the last few years  the brand that has been getting the most love from the stars is Audemars Piguet.

Jay-Z drops the brand’s name on a number of his tracks, Swizz Beatz designed a number of AP watches and Rick Ross even named a mixtape after them.

But these rappers are not alone in showing their admiration for the Swiss watch brand. Just check out Vibe Magazine’s list of the The 12 Best Rap References About Audemars Piguet Watches.

# 1.

The Rapper: Jay-Z

The Song: “N***** In Paris” from 2011’s Watch The Throne

The Lyrics: “Ball so hard, got a broke clock/Rollies that don’t tick-tock/Audemars that’s losing time, hidden behind all these big rocks”

# 2.

The Rapper: Rick Ross

The Song: “B.M.F. (Blowin’ Money Fast)” from 2010’s Teflon Don

The Lyrics: “I think I’m Big Meech, look at my timepiece/It’s an Audemar, hundred racks at leas

# 3.

The Rapper: Trae Tha Truth

The Song: “I’m On” from 2011’s Street King

The Lyrics: “Don’t gotta shop, I ain’t payin’ for s***/This Audemar on my wrist, got it, harder to miss”

# 4.

The Rapper: Jim Jones

The Song: “We Fly High” from 2006’s Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment)

The Lyrics: “100Gs worth of ice on the Audemar/And we in the street life until they call the law”

# 5.

The Rapper: Lil Wayne

The Song: “Marvin’s Room (Freestyle)” from 2011’s Sorry 4 The Wait mixtape

The Lyrics: “I told her ‘Sorry for the wait,’ I value her time like an Audemars-Piguet”

# 6.

The Rapper: Jay-Z

The Song: “Mr. Nice Watch” from J. Cole’s 2011 album, Cole World: The Sideline Stor

The Lyrics: “Y’all n***** better not call the law/Get no blood on my Audemar”

# 7.

The Rapper: Meek Mill

The Song: “I’ma Boss” from 2011’s Self Made, Vol. 1

The Lyrics: “Audemar on my wrist, bustdown/We poppin’ bottles like I scored the winning touchdown”

# 8.

The Rapper: Young Jeezy

The Song: “Hustle Hard (G-Mix)” from 2011’s Hustlenomics

The Lyrics: “Need rooms, just bought a new safe/Audemar just got a new face”

# 9.

The Rapper: Chris Brown

The Song: “Drop Rap” from 2010’s In My Zone 2

The Lyrics: “Fresh up off the stove, I’m hotter than a b****/Black diamond Audemar is holding down my wrist”

# 10. The Rapper: Wiz Khalifa

The Song: 2011’s “Chuck”

The Lyrics: “See my watch and wanna know how much it really cost/That’s an Audemar”

# 11.

The Rapper: Game

The Song: “400 Bars” from 2011’s The R.E.D. Room mixtape

The Lyrics: “Check my Audemar, no clouds in my stones”

# 12.

The Rapper: Jay-Z

The Song: “Off That” from 2009’s The Blueprint 3

The Lyrics: “I’m so tomorrow the Audemar says yesterday”


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