Ever wondered what the most popular ride in hip-hop is? Wonder no more. You can thank MC Big Data for running the numbers.

Data analyzed songs from 1995 to present via Rap Genius and built charts breaking down, not only popular models and makes of cars mentioned in rap, but also their waning and waxing popularity. Of particular note is the infographic detailing which MC had the most car shoutouts in his lyrics. 

The charts speak for themselves.

Car Makes and Models in Rap Songs

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According to the chart, the most frequently name-dropped car make is the Mercedez Benz. If you break it down even further, it’s the ’64 Chevy Impala that gets the most nods.

Car Popularity Over Time

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Makes that have gained popularity over time include Aston Martin, Audi, Bugatti and Ferrari. While Hummer, Jeep and Lexus have gone out of favor since 2000.

Artists With Most Car Mentions

Artists With Most Car Mentions, via Medium.. Image 3.Artists With Most Car Mentions, via Medium.

Rick Ross is the MVP of rap’s car endorsement game. Other rappers who could potentially give up their rap laurels for jobs as cars salesmen: Game, Gucci Mane, and Soulja Boy among others.

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