Rappers and statement timepieces are inseparable. It’s commonplace for rappers to give shout outs to luxury watch brands. In turn, the movers and shakers of time such as Rolex, Hublot, and Audemars are lining up to grab a piece of elite rappers’ wrists. Here are 12 rappers and their favorite dive watches:

Drake

The Canadian born rapper is no stranger to the finer things. Along with his eye for fashion, he is a known Rolex head. He has been spotted donning a Rolex Yacht-Master II during NBA games.

The Yacht-Master II is an expansive 44mm diameter diver for the gentleman who appreciates a grandiose yet casual display.

Jay-z

Rap mogul Jay considers himself a watch collector. He is known to wear impressive, expensive timepieces as well as modestly-priced pieces.

His collection of divers includes a $1 million Hublot Big Bang birthday gift and a Rolex GMT Master II

. The GMT is a true classic, with its elegant 40mm diameter.

Nas

Award-winning rapper Nas is vocal about his vast collection of luxury watch brands. His social media pages are a testament to his expansive collection.

He has been spotted in several appearances sporting a modest Rolex president day date. The Rolex Day-Date is a casual timepiece that lining is interchangeably used as a diver. It measures 41mm diameter and costs upwards of $30,000.


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