Since the genre’s inception, hip-hop and chains have become practically inseparable. Over the past few decades, the low-hanging, priceless metal has gone on to represent every facet of hip-hop culture thanks to the dizzying amount of options available to the genre’s finest. From Lil Jon’s “Crunk Ain’t Dead” chain to Run-D.M.C.’s iconic dooke chains, hip-hop’s infatuation with signature pieces deserves a closer look. In order to recognize this unique relationship, we’ve compiled a list of hip-hop’s 10 most iconic chains. For the full list, head over to Green Label.

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