A standard of hip hop fashion, many rappers wear grills. Rappers with grills come in many forms. Some famous rap stars who wear grills got solid gold grills while other rappers with grills prefer ample amounts of diamonds. Some famous rappers with grills even wrote lyrics about their designer smiles.
Who will you find on this rappers with grills list? Kanye West told Ellen DeGeneres that he had his bottom teeth removed to make way for his diamond encrusted grill. Lil Wayne has had grills in the past. In 2007, Chamillionaire retired his grill so that people would take him more seriously as an artist. Other famous rappers with grills include Flavor Flav, Paul Wall, and Nicki Minaj.
Which rapper's grills are your favorites? Take a look at this list and find out.
Lil Wayne has had grills in the past, but in 2010 he revealed that he actually had dental surgery to achieve his diamond-encrusted look. "Imma die with these. These are my teeth," he said.
- Age: 38
- Birthplace: Hollygrove, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
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In 2017, ASAP Ferg debuted a custom grill - with ruby fangs and pink diamonds - which reportedly set the rapper back $10,000.
- Age: 31
- Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York
Out of all rappers, perhaps Paul Wall is the artist who has most celebrated the art of the grill. Speaking of his grills on Nelly's track "Grillz,", he said:
"I got the wrist wear and neck wear that’s captivating, but it’s what smile that’s got these onlookers spectating."
- Age: 39
- Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
Nicki Minaj showed off her new grill in a 2017 video.
- Age: 37
- Birthplace: Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago