On the occasion of the release of epicurious emcee Action Bronson's Rare Chandeliers tape with Alchemist, here's ten great food moments in rap history:
"Real G's move in silence like lasagna"
Lil Wayne - "A Milli"
Maybe the cleverest line to make mainstream rap radio since Cassidy sold Raid to a bug on "I'm A Hustler" but still pretty stupid. But, y'know, awesomely stupid.
"In a six but it's a BM and it's Pepsi Blue"
Jadakiss - "Time's Up"
One of those great lines that dates itself. Side note: everyone in The Lox raps their ass off but Jada's secret weapon is that he knows a lot of obscure terms for boring colors. I don't know if he's ever pulled up in an ecru whip, but if anyone would it would be him. He's like a tasteful Young Dro.
The Cooking Dance
Lil B, circa 2010
Let's not forget, Diddy made an imaginary omelet on stage at SXSW with the Pretty Bitch himself last year. If you're really advanced, you get to farm. Let that boy cook!
"We eat so many shrimp I got iodine poisoning"
Pimp C - Three 6 Mafia's "Sippin On Some Syrup"
Yo picture Pimp and Bun laid up in a hotel room high fiving each other as they take turns in the bathroom. They ball so hard they got the shits. The illest case of self-inflicted seafood illness ever (hat tip to when Stormy ate the Shrabster though).
Kanye West makes pasta on Chapelle's Show
Common - "The Food"
While Common performed "The Food" in a kitchen, Kanye made pasta while wearing a Louis Vuitton backpack (This was back when Kanye was still a refreshingly honest weirdo.)
"I get head, I bust nuts and eat steak"
Rick Ross - "Blow"
Long before he was rhapsodizing about lobster tails over Mahavishnu Orchestra album cuts, Rozay was on some more focused hedonism. Like dude is just lying in bed butt naked getting neck while sawing away at a butterfly-cut filet.