Cars have been considered status symbols since the advent of the automobile, so there is no surprise they have ended up the subject of rap lyrics and showcased in videos since the early days of the genre (remember when The Sugar Hill Gang boasted about having, “… a Lincoln Continental and a sunroofed Cadillac”?). As the decades go by, the cars change. Sometimes the newest thing to hit the street is hot and sometimes classics from times past are what’s up. Here’s a list of some of the cars that have been celebrated the most in the industry over time. This list is by no means exhaustive – just some whips that have stood out over time.