A Brief History of Rappers Co-Signing Timberlands



The classics are classics for a reason, and Timberlands have been a staple in the hip-hop style for decades, just like retro Js. Whether it was Biggie and Nas hitting the Concrete Jungle in the ’90s or Jay-Z sitting courtside at a Nets game, you couldn’t help but feel the rugged, yet simplistic, look of the work boots paired with denim. We looked back through some of the greatest emcees’ work on the mic, paying homage to the iconic 6″ Timbs with A Brief History of Rappers Co-Signing Timberlands.

Lyrics: “Timbs for my hooligans in Brooklyn”
Artist: The Notorious B.I.G.
Song: “Hypnotize”

Lyrics: “Suede Timbs on my feet makes my cipher complete”
Artist: Nas
Song: “The World is Yours”

Lyrics: “It don’t make sense, goin’ to heaven with the goodie-goodies/Dressed in white, I like black Timbs and black hoodies”
Artist: The Notorious B.I.G.
Song: “Suicidal Thoughts”

Lyrics: “My Timbs start feeling like they Nike Airs on me”
Artist: Jadakiss
Song: “Run”

Lyrics: “In my leather and my Timbs like it’s 1998”
Artist: Drake
Song: “The Motion”

Lyrics: “Remember baggy jeans, the Timberlands in November/Shorty called me Santa in December”
Artist: Raekwon
Song: “Duck Seazon”

Lyrics: “Check the square roots, Girbauds and Timberland boots”
Artist: Lauryn Hill
Song: “Nappy Heads Remix”

Lyrics: “The power of the truth was shooting through my Timberlands”
Artist: Diddy
Song: “Best Friends”

Lyrics: “In Brooklyn I rock Timberlands”
Artist: The Game
Song: “Let Us Live”

Although you may not be able to claim the fame like our favorite rappers, you can dress like them. Check out all the different styles of Timberlands at