Bling. We used to see oodles of it during hip hop’s heydey – from Lil’ Wayne (who coined the term) and 50 Cent to old schoolers Flav-o-Flav and Run DMC. But times have changed, with the lingering recession keeping diamond grillz and oversized pendants to a fading glimmer.
If you’re going to make your ‘comeback’ opening an awards show on top of a volcano, you better have the goods to back it up. And Kanye’s Pharaoh-inspired look certainly rose to the occasion with giant gold jewelry Sarah Palin could probably see from her back yard.
And the price tag? They each retail for a nice two-bedroom in the burbs – a mere $300,000.
(The Horus. The Horus.)