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Cadillac themes in rap music

ABFF Founder Jeff Friday, Cadillac VP Don Butler and filmmaker Spike Lee
ABFF Founder Jeff Friday, Cadillac VP Don Butler and filmmaker Spike Lee

During the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in South Beach in June, filmmaker Spike Lee and Cadillac global vice president Don Butler waxed poetic about the fruitful love affair that African Americans have had with Cadillac that extend all the way back to the Great Depression and continue to this day.IMG_0218


The director of Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X and Inside Man took it one step further and discussed just how many times rappers have incorporated General Motors’ flagship luxury brand, affectionately nicknamed “Caddy,” into their songs over the years.


That got us thinking: what are some of the songs in hip hop that give shout-outs to the beloved Cadillac? Let’s take a look.

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