Hooniverse Asks: What is the best rap/hip-hop car of all time?

One of my favorite songs of all time is Gz and Hustlas by Snoop Dogg. The beat epitomizes everything perfect about early 90’s West Coast hip-hop. Snoop crushes the track with his signature flow, and the entire album has sold well over 11,000,000 copies to this day.
During the song, there’s one line that always sticks with me. It’s when Snoop mentions his ride; a ’78 Coupe DeVille. The car itself wasn’t anything special, but to Snoop it was the shit at that point and time in his life. Hell, it still might be to this day. Regardless, the car fits the song and the time period perfectly.
What is the greatest rap or hip-hop car of all time though? I don’t think it’s the ’78 DeVille, even if it’s a part of one of my personal favorite songs. The ’64 Impala is definitely on the list somewhere. Modern rap and hip-hop love flashier machines, but I’m not sure a current Rolls-Royce really deserves a nod here.
What say you? Sound off with your favorite featured vehicle in a rap or hip-hop song.

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24 responses to “Hooniverse Asks: What is the best rap/hip-hop car of all time?”

  1. acarr260 Avatar

    Any answer other than a 1964 Impala is incorrect.

    1. neight428 Avatar

      It’s the archetype. There are others, but they are just variants that started with the six-four.

    2. Jeff Glucker Avatar
      Jeff Glucker

      I thought that as I typed it out

    3. theskig Avatar

      Yes the Impala is THE rap car. At least for the “old school” (until the end of 90’s)

    4. 0A5599 Avatar

      Upgraded to a Pacifica these days.

  2. GTXcellent Avatar

    I can’t stand most rap and/or hip-hop and I couldn’t tell you any rap car.
    So instead, here’s The Bottle Rockets and “Thousand Dollar Car”

    1. Monkey10is Avatar

      …and my nomination for the worst?
      (Worst song/artist — that is; I’m not throwing shade on the mighty fivepointoh.)

  3. Alff Avatar

    My hooptie

  4. robbydegraff Avatar

    Can I nominate the Bimmer 7 Series that Suge Knight was driving when Tupac got shot?https://www.thesun.ie/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2017/02/jh-composite-tupac-bmw-1.jpg?strip=all&w=750&h=500&crop=1

    1. Monkey10is Avatar

      Nomination accepted; but in this context the correct marque name is surely ‘Bimaz’?

  5. fede Avatar
  6. Hatchtopia Avatar

    Dunno about all those fancy rides. I’m thinking a ’69 Buick with pickles on the rug.

    1. ConstantReader Avatar

      ^^^How to shit up a boat-tail Riv.^^^

  7. theskig Avatar

    Ok but the title say “What is the best hip-hop car of all time” and in the end of the article “your favourite featured veichle in a rap song”? What do you want to know? 🙂

  8. Zentropy Avatar

    You lost me at “rap/hip-hop”. The only car I know from this genre at all is the 1st-gen Mustang fastback in the DMX video, and that only because I enjoyed Deadpool.

  9. crank_case Avatar

    Q-Tips moms 74 Dodge Dart, may not be bling, but good for road trippin to Mexico.

  10. salguod Avatar

    I have no answer to the question at hand, but that minty Cadillac reminder me how GM was really tops in styling in the malaise era. I realize that isn’t exactly an impressive accomplishment, but I think it stands up to scrutiny.
    Look at the crisp, clean lines and how well integrated that big diving board bumper is with the body by using the flush end fillers (most of which have turned to dust now) and the way the end of the bumper lines up with the side marker and turning lamp. Their mid cycle refreshes were well executed and frequently an improvement, not just different because it’s time for something different. GM has always paid attention to the design details, more so than most other manufacturers, and it showed even in then.

  11. NapoleonSolo Avatar

    That’s a very pretty old Caddy. 😉

  12. Rust-MyEnemy Avatar

    “Right now I got this hatchback, and everywhere I go, yo, I get laughed at”
    Skee-Lo and his Pinto

  13. wunno sev Avatar
    wunno sev

    the video for the Wu Tang’s CREAM a W124 (or a W140, I can’t tell tbh) driving through Manhattan at night. I now have a W124 coupe of the same vintage. the car was absolutely built to bump melancholy 90s hip hop at a reasonable volume at night. no experience feels more correct.

  14. Krautwursten Avatar

    Devin the Dude did in fact make an entire song about the Cadillac DeVille, Jeff.

    I got my toolbox, got my booster cables, and jack
    I get where I’m goin, two quarts of oil will get me back