Fashion moves in cycles. What's new has already been done and what's old, over time, will reinvent itself in a new way. We take a look at the stars responsible for carrying the weight of hip hop’s hottest trends on their shoulders.
Oversized rope chains may be back in vogue, but it was rappers from the '80s like Big Daddy Kane, Rakim and LL Cool J who put this chunky gold jewelry on the map.
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