Change is a part of life. From food, fashion, lifestyle, everything has been changing with the passage of time. In history, Jewelry is one of the symbols for Africans to show their wealth and success. When we talk about famous Jewelry without hip hop fashion which is incomplete. Hip hop Jewelry trend starts from the hip hop rock stars, and this trend got so much fame from state to state. The history of hip hop jewelry is long-standing, until now, it has experienced 50 years. The original element of the hip hop jewelry goes to DJ which is famous for street and dance art. You often see those wearing long chains, four-finger rings, and mouth Jewelry.
The history of hip hop Jewelry
The history of hip hop Jewelry could date back to the 70s. The trend was basically started in the 1970s by DJ Kool he starts to wear Jewelry at parties. After that, many rappers started to wear gold chains in the upcoming days. Then Kurtis added the gold jewelry on his album cover and got a huge appreciation from the people.
In the mid of 1980s, hip hop fashion was on its peak and many famous names like Eric B. & Rakim added more into the trend. In the beginning, chain length was short and later it turns into a long chain, and now a chain with a locket is most commonly used among hip-hop rappers.
When we talk about the hip-hop ring fashion, the credit goes to LL Cool J, it was a great creation by LL Cool who started to wear four-finger rings; After the creation of the ring, Biz Markie takes it into the next level by use of Diamond in it.