If you love hip-hop, chances are you love pizza.
Of course, if you’re a warm-blooded human you most likely love pizza, and given mankind is responsible for the majority of rap music, that Venn Diagram coincides pretty perfectly. So, it’s no surprise that MCs have dropped quite a few pizza references over the years.
It’s in observation of today, the most slice-ariffic of holidays, that we bring you our five favorite pizza references in hip-hop.
Slick Rick – “Mona Lisa”
“Sit down eat your slice of pizza and be quiet.”
One of the slickest old school jams, “Mona Lisa” showed how romantic a pizzeria can be.
Das Racist – “Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell”
“I’m at the Pizza hut!”
Imagine being at a Hut where they Pizza was bountiful with the option for tacos on the side. What a time to be alive.
MF DOOM – “Gas Drawls (12″ version)”
“The supervillain cooler than a million, I be chillins / Still quick to slice squares like Sicilians”
Sicilians are square-shaped! Deep cut!
Mac Miller – “Kool Aid and Frozen Pizza”
“It’s a work of art – I ain’t talking Mona Lisa.”
Early Mac Miller knew how to properly pair pizza with certain activities…
Rihanna featuring Jay-Z – “Talk That Talk”
“I’m Flying out to Pisa, just to get some pizza”
When you’re Jigga, your pizza options aren’t exactly limited.