Number One Hit By Migos Recalls Other Songs Mentioning Popular Brands

It was just as I had suspected. If I saw the appellation of the song in the amount one position on the charts, “Bad and Boujee” by Migos, I ventured a ache as to the acceptation of the closing word. A quick Internet analysis abreast me that, indeed, it was a beneath anatomy of bourgeoisie.

Aside from the accurate chat in its title, “Bad and Bourjee” aswell stands out because of the abundant references to cast names. An commodity on a affairs from National Public Radio in actuality advised that actual topic, if anchorman Kat Lansdorf appeared on the August 22, 2016 copy of All Things Considered.

Lansdorf assured that the amount one hit by Migos and Lil Uzi Vert mentions 19 brands in all,including Subway and Segway. She again discussed how that actuality aggressive journalists Kim Bashin and Lance Lambert to appraise added blueprint toppers from the endure three years to see how abounding of them independent cast names, and they baldheaded no beneath than 212 references.

While their abstraction centered alone on amount one songs, actuality are ten added hits absolute an allusion to a brand. These tunes did not ability the top spot, but they are in abounding cases even added acclaimed than the amount one singles from the account of Lambert and Bashin.

America by Simon and Garfunkel

This highlight from the duo’s Bookends anthology refers to Mrs. Wagner Pies, which the brace eat while on the bus counting the cars on the New Jersey Turnpike.

Ballad of Alferd Packer by Phil Ochs

The appellation appearance served as a abundance adviser who, afterwards accepting trapped in a snow storm, resorted to cannibalism to survive. Ochs imagines that the guy spends abundant of his eighteen year book absent of Duncan Hines.

I Shall Be Free by Bob Dylan

Before the access of his bedrock career, Dylan recorded several folk songs in the talking dejection appearance of his idol Woody Guthrie. This one from the Freewheelin’ record jokes that the accompanist knew the abundant granddaughter of Mr. Clean.

Now I’m a Farmer by the Who

Pete Townshend satirizes the government arrest in the acreage industry on this clue from Odds and Sods, apprehensive if with incentives anyone would abound a ample abundant crop to accomplish abundant blah flakes to endure New York until 1993 (or twenty years from the date of the song).

Rapper’s Delight by the Sugar Hill Gang

The aboriginal rap song to accretion airplay on boilerplate radio stations, this addictive tune appearance verses by Wonder Mike, Hank and Master Gee. Mike is the one who seeks abatement from Kaopectate afterwards a afflicted meal at a friend’s house.

Therapy by Loudon Wainwright

This appellation clue has the folk accompanist abusive the allowances of counseling sessions, alms a big box of Kleenex for the one hour appointment.

Planet of Weeds by Fountain of Wayne

Chris Collingwood dreams of a far abroad abode area anybody lies about in peace, watching movies and munching on Doritos.

Big Shot by Billy Joel

The Piano Man drills a acquisitive ex in this hit from 52nd Street, sarcastically acceptance that “They were all afflicted with your Halston Dress.”

Driver Education by Indigo Girls

This adorable clue from Poseidon and the Bitter Bug mentions a adorable artefact as well, the archetypal Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup.

Freeze Frame by Godley and Crème

This duo started out with 10cc afore breaking through on their own with the accident video for “Cry,” and after this appellation clue that uses Thermos as a allegory for love.

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