Drake's Watch Has Actual Hotline Bling
"Hotline Bling," Drake's 2016 parable on the Shakespearean plight of modern communication, had many scratching their heads. What did the phrase mean? Why was a rapper looking so smug and so torn all at once, on the steps of a
We refer you to an iced-out, platinum-certified Rolex Day-Date 40 Yellow Gold: a watch that's bold enough on its own, but becomes something worth immortalizing in
Rolex Day-Date 40, rolex.com
It's got every right to. An aptly-named champagne dial hides innards well-lauded within
Granted, diamonds may not be your best friend. But such a watch is a logical installment within the grand canon of hip-hop. Drake has expensive taste. Exceedingly so. Not sipping Château Lafite Rothschild overlooking the vista of Crillon-le-Brave expensive, but Lamborghini expensive. Drop a London flat deposit on a bottle of Grey Goose with a sparkler
Hence the iced-out bling. So, if you're still baffled by the seminal wail-rap record that is "Hotline Bling" (it's a ringing mobile phone, by the way), know that there's another interpretation. Just dial 1-800-ROLEX.
This story originally appeared on Esquire.co.uk. Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.