The Best Air Max Lyrical References In Hip Hop


The Game – ‘Hate It Or Love It’ – The Documentary {2005}

That’s ten years, I told Pooh in ninety-five,
I’ll kill you if you try me for my Air Max 95s;

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Very likely the most known Air Max reference in music, the infectious 50 Cent chorus on ‘Hate It Or Love It’ takes a sharp turn after Game makes mention to how he started gang-banging after his friend was killed for a pair of Barkleys. Instead of glorifying how he once was willing to take the life anyone who tried to steal the Air Max 95s right off his feet, The Game came with conscious, observational bars in the next verse about the paradox between the usual happenings throughout the inner city.