Thursday, July 06, 2006

Hip-Hop’s Top Brand Name-drops


Billboard Magazine has released the following report on the top ten most mentioned name brands in music.

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

Not surprising to hear that athletic shoes, expensive booze, automatic weaponry and luxury cars were the most mentioned. Here's a list of the 10 LEAST mentioned brand names!

10. ITT Technical Institute

9. Fast Cash Check Cashing and Payday Loan Services

8. Barnes & Noble Booksellers

7. Schnucks

6. Harvard Law

5. US Welfare Program

4. Office Depot

3. Chia Pet

2. Relief Fund for Exploited South African Diamond Miners

1. Martha Stewart Home and Lifestyle Solutions