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62 Rapper-Inspired Lookbooks

Fashion up in Celebration of Lil' Wayne’s Release from the Hosp

— March 21, 2013 — Fashion
Lil' Wayne’s release from the hospital has caused a huge sigh of relief for many of Wayne’s fans. The self-declared king of rap may cause controversy with his statements and alleged substance abuse issue, but there is no doubt that he is a fashion icon in the rap community.

Rap culture continues to have a large influence on fashion trends. This distinct genre of music undoubtedly showcases eye-catching fashion statements and bold looks to match its tastemakers' personalities. Mainstream rappers like Lil' Wayne have been an inspiration for many street styles and clothing lines over the years.

These rap-inspired lookbooks range from baseball-capped couture shoots to hipster grunge ensembles. The most prominent fashion element of rap and hip-hop are caps and sneakers. They have been integrated into countless outfits and have been re-interpreted to suit bohemian and street-glam looks.

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Boastful Californian Collections
Boastful Californian Collections
The Popular Demand Video Lookbook Features Freddie Gibbs
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Hip-Hop Chic Promos
Hip-Hop Chic Promos
The Leroy Jenkins Ladies Summer 2012 Collection is Badass
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Hiking Hybrid Sneakers
Hiking Hybrid Sneakers
Bernhard Willhelm's Fall/Winter 2012 Footwear Combines Outerwear Themes
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Rapper Couture Ads
Rapper Couture Ads
The T by Alexander Wang Fall 2012 Campaign Features Azealia Banks
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Hip-Hop Duo Kicks
Hip-Hop Duo Kicks
Bad Meets Evil x Converse Chuck Taylor is Dangerously Badass
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Humorous Hip-Hop Bags
Humorous Hip-Hop Bags
The 'I Like Big Books and I Cannot Lie' Tote Makes Sir-Mix-a-Lot Educational
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Rebellious Rapper Runners
Rebellious Rapper Runners
These Nike Air Revolution Shoes Come with a Public Enemy Customization
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Pinstriped Streetwear Caps
Pinstriped Streetwear Caps
KENZO Hats Mix Hip-Hop Style with Daring Patterns
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Style Evolution Pictorials
Style Evolution Pictorials
Terry Richardson Shoots Snoop Lion Photos For Vice
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Celebrity Rapper Streetwear
Celebrity Rapper Streetwear
Trukfit by Lil Wayne is Headed to Macy's Department Stores
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Rad Rap Icon Sneakers
Rad Rap Icon Sneakers
The Nike Air ‘Yeezy 2' Running Shoe is Endorsed by Kanye West
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Beatboxing Dance Shoes
Beatboxing Dance Shoes
The Adidas Mega Shuffle Promotes the Original Mega Shoe Line
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Hip-Hop Bandit Sneakers
Hip-Hop Bandit Sneakers
The Mobb Deep x Supra Collaboration Produces a Sneaky Camouflaged Shoe
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Satellite Image Prints
Satellite Image Prints
Minotaur and JAXA Down Jackets Get Down Google Earth-Style
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Hip-Hop Crossover Kicks
Hip-Hop Crossover Kicks
The White Mountaineering Timberland Mashup Produces Great Results
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Hip-Hop High Tops
Hip-Hop High Tops
The Supra x Just Blaze Skytop II Sneakers are Seriously Swagged Out
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Loitering Capped Shoots
Loitering Capped Shoots
The Caleb Trent for HERO Magazine Shoot is Gritty and Raw
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Rugged Rapper Kicks (UPDATE)
Rugged Rapper Kicks (UPDATE)
Prodigy of Mobb Deep Collaborates with Supra on Two New Sneakers
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Magical Rapper Photoblogs
Magical Rapper Photoblogs
Rappers Looking like Magicians Features David Blaine Wannabes
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Charitable Wooden Bling
Charitable Wooden Bling
Good Wood Custom Jewelry is a Rockin' Way to Help Haiti
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Eccentric Grunge Runways
Eccentric Grunge Runways
The Nozomi Ishiguro Tambourine Fall 2012 Collection is Edgy and Raw
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Hip-Hop Celebration Apparel
Hip-Hop Celebration Apparel
Adidas and Def Jam Celebrate Anniversary With Design Line
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Regal Rapper Editorials
Regal Rapper Editorials
The L'Uomo Vogue March 2013 Issue Features A$ap Rocky
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Rapper Retailer Campaigns
Rapper Retailer Campaigns
Another A$ap Rocky Fashion Connection is Born
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Studded Striped Sneakers
Studded Striped Sneakers
The Adidas Originals Superskate Mid Stud Shoes Blend Classic and Modern
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Hip-Hop Homage Tees
Hip-Hop Homage Tees
Twelve Bar FW 2011 Shirts Pay Tribute to West Coast MCs
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Freaky Rapper Fashions
Freaky Rapper Fashions
The Die Antwoord by Alexander Wang SS 2012 Collaboration is Fresh and Funky
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Coincidental Caps
Coincidental Caps
The Hundreds New Era Hat Shares Our Initials, We Don't Mind
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Hip-Hop Duck Boots
Hip-Hop Duck Boots
10 Deep and Timberland Collaborate for 'The Mighty Ducks'
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Brazen Rapper Lookbooks
Brazen Rapper Lookbooks
The Mark McNairy 2013 Spring/Summer Collection Features Danny Brown
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Hip Hop Promo Shirts
Hip Hop Promo Shirts
Stussy Seattle x Blue Scholars Tees Add Some Pumping Music Flavors to Fashion
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Graphic Urban Fashions
Graphic Urban Fashions
The Zebra Katz ‘IMA READ’ Cap is Already Sold Out
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Hip-Hop Hats
Hip-Hop Hats
New Era's Vault “Summer in the City” Collection Heats Up the Season
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Submerging Rap Fashion Portraits
Submerging Rap Fashion Portraits
Andy J. Scott Photographed the Hip-Hop Fashion in Los Angeles
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Highlighter Portraits
Highlighter Portraits
Staple 'Highlighter' Series Features Neon Portraits of Hip-Hop Icons
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Somber Rapper Lookbooks
Somber Rapper Lookbooks
The Bloodbath SS 2012 Editorial is Hard and Moody
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Urban Olympic Apparel
Urban Olympic Apparel
The Olympia Collection Shows Spirit for the Games
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Hip-Hop Suspenders
Hip-Hop Suspenders
Andre 3000's Benjamin Bixby Old-School Elephant Suspenders
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Classic Hip-Hop Snapbacks
Classic Hip-Hop Snapbacks
Rocksmith x Wu-Tang Caps Brings Da Ruckus to Fashion
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Honorary Rapper Leather Sneakers
Honorary Rapper Leather Sneakers
The Big Sean x Adidas Originals Shoes are Limited to 380 Pairs
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Bandana-Clad Editorials
Bandana-Clad Editorials
The Jake Shortall for Hysteria Shoot Has Swagger
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Baseball-Capped Couture
Baseball-Capped Couture
The Just Cavalli Resort 2013 Collection is Exotically Sporty
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Hip-Hop Sportswear
Hip-Hop Sportswear
The Wu-Tang Clan Hockey Jersey is Nothing to Mess With
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Statue-Centric Catalogs
Statue-Centric Catalogs
The Kenzo x New Era Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Exudes Swagger
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Hip-Hop Winterwear
Hip-Hop Winterwear
The Moncler Pharrell Williams Collection Will Keep the Cold Season Hot
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Pinboard Rapper Caps
Pinboard Rapper Caps
The D.Original Cork Snapback is a Portable Message Board
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Rock Star Urban Headgear
Rock Star Urban Headgear
Rep Artists with the LIVE NATION x New Era 59FIFTY Caps
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Couture Rapper Photography
Couture Rapper Photography
The A$APPARI$ WAD Editorial Features the Fashionable Hip Hop Artist
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Lavish Rapper Lookbooks
Lavish Rapper Lookbooks
LRG 2012 Holiday Collection Features Atlanta Rapper Gucci Mane
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Studded Gangster Styles
Studded Gangster Styles
The Liu Chang by Elliott Morgan Portrait Series Has Street Swag
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Intrusive Rap Entourage Shoots
Intrusive Rap Entourage Shoots
The A$AP Rocky Interview Magazine Shoot Features Edgy Streetwear
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Hip-Hop Tour Snapbacks
Hip-Hop Tour Snapbacks
The New Era Black Yankees Snakeskin Hat Pays Tribute to Watch The Throne
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Vintage NYC Street Style Photos
Vintage NYC Street Style Photos
Jamel Shabazz' "Back in the Day" Takes Us Back
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Hipster Grunge Ensembles
Hipster Grunge Ensembles
The Swagger FW11 'Derange' Collections Mixes Modern Hip-Hop & 90s Styles
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Wild Graphic Tees
Wild Graphic Tees
Dissizit 2011 Spring Shirts Brings Wicked Designs for the Coming Season
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Modern Hip-Hop Apparel
Modern Hip-Hop Apparel
The AAPE Fall 2012 Collection by A Bathing Ape Has Musical Influences
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Street Swagger Shoots
Street Swagger Shoots
The V Magazine Queen of Hip-Hop Editorial is Electric-Hued
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Hip-Hop Denim Couture
Hip-Hop Denim Couture
Blues Remixed in the Jean-Paul Gaultier Spring 2010 Collection
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Hip-Hop Swagger Apparel
Hip-Hop Swagger Apparel
Bee Line Fall/Winter 2012 Collection Premiers in Tokyo
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Slick Sneaker-Inspired Caps
Slick Sneaker-Inspired Caps
VLACED Streetwear Creates Stylish Hybrid Headwear
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Seductive Streetwear Lookbooks
Seductive Streetwear Lookbooks
The CBNC x Ebbets Field Flannels 2012 Winter Collection is Sensual
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