Rappers in Pink

The trend may be gone, but the power of the color remains.

Jay-Z circa 2006 - Remember when pink was all the rage amongst the rap elite? Well, in honor of breast cancer month, we pay tribute to the rappers who made it OK for the most masculine of men rock the pastel hue.(Photo: Matthew Simmons/WireImage)

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Jay-Z circa 2006 - Remember when pink was all the rage amongst the rap elite? Well, in honor of breast cancer month, we pay tribute to the rappers who made it OK for the most masculine of men rock the pastel hue.(Photo: Matthew Simmons/WireImage)

What's Next?\r\r - Male entertainers have long worn earrings (some diamonds the size of broaches!) and chains, but over the past two decades especially, there’s been more and more who have rocked items that were once considered “only for the ladies.” Cam'ron helped rappers feel OK with wearing pink in the ‘90s and somewhere along the way in the ‘10s we’ve seen the rise of skinny jeans and deep V-necks. Some are even scooping up items straight from the women’s section. What women’s trends do you think will be the next to crossover?\r\r(Photo: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

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Cam'ron (2003) - The leading man of the harlem rap crew Dipset can be credited for singlehandedly starting the pink craze.(Photo: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Kanye West (2004) - Before he was a fashion icon and designer, Kanye was just a guy from Chicago's south side. His version of getting fresh back then was an argyle and a v-neck.(Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

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Kanye West (2004) - Before he was a fashion icon and designer, Kanye was just a guy from Chicago's south side. His version of getting fresh back then was an argyle and a v-neck.(Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14: Musician/actor Fonzworth Bentley attends Bevy Smith's "In The Pink" celebration of the launch of Belvedere Pink Grapefruit on Friday May 14th, 2010 in New York City, New York.  - (Photo: Fernando Leon/PictureGroup)

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Fonzworth Bentley (2010) - The pink trend didnt end for some. Instead, it opened the door to a whole new world of Easter-colored button-downs to be worn all year-round.(Photo: Fernando Leon/PictureGroup)

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Chris Brown (2011) - Chris Brown loves a bow tie and this one is pink. How chic?(Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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Flavor Flav (2004) - A man who wears a clock that's bigger than his head is never afraid of making a statement. Here, Flavor Flav poses with Brigitte Nielsen at the VH1 Big in '04 event while rocking a rose colored blazer.(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Flavor Flav (2004) - A man who wears a clock that's bigger than his head is never afraid of making a statement. Here, Flavor Flav poses with Brigitte Nielsen at the VH1 Big in '04 event while rocking a rose colored blazer.(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Diddy (2005) - The trendiest man in showbiz rocks a pastel pink polo at the Lamb By Gwen Stefani Spring 2006 fashion show during Olympus Fashion Week. (Photo: Mat Szwajkos/Getty Images)

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Diddy (2005) - The trendiest man in showbiz rocks a pastel pink polo at the Lamb By Gwen Stefani Spring 2006 fashion show during Olympus Fashion Week. (Photo: Mat Szwajkos/Getty Images)

Fat Joe (2004) - Even the most gangster of rappers rocked the pink trend at its peak of popularity. Check Fat Joe in a shiny pink blazer. (Photo: Dave Hogan/Getty Images) 

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Fat Joe (2004) - Even the most gangster of rappers rocked the pink trend at its peak of popularity. Check Fat Joe in a shiny pink blazer. (Photo: Dave Hogan/Getty Images) 

Andre 3000 (2003) - Always one to push the fashion envelope, Andre 3000 of Outkast rocks a baby pink LB cardigan in honor of his album The Love Below.(Photo: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

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Andre 3000 (2003) - Always one to push the fashion envelope, Andre 3000 of Outkast rocks a baby pink LB cardigan in honor of his album The Love Below.(Photo: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)