James Bond could also be The Man with the Golden Gun, however it seems that Drake is the person with the golden PSP. A really shiny handheld console was lately noticed in a music video for the rapper’s music “Jumbotron Shit Poppin” (thanks, Kotaku) – that’s the official title, I swear.
Gaining 1.7 million views on YouTube since its launch two days in the past, the video has definitely made an impression on an ideal many eyeballs. Amongst all the standard bling proven within the footage is one notably fascinating object: a golden PSP. It’s seen proper initially, once more at 0:52, and as soon as extra at 1:28.
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The PlayStation Transportable was launched in 2004 in Japan and in 2005 in the remainder of the world because the first-ever handheld PlayStation console. Promoting over 80 million models over ten years earlier than being changed by the PlayStation Vita, the experiment was successful for Sony. Amongst its many followers and patrons on the time was none aside from musician and 13-time Grammy Award winner Pharrell Williams.
Williams was not fairly pleased with a mere normal version of the PSP, nonetheless. In 2008, he had a 14-karat gold casing made for his handheld console, which changed the standard plastic shell round all of the tech. Since this made the PSP a bit too heavy to simply carry round in his pockets – it weighs nearly 660 grams – Williams additionally commissioned a customized Goyard carrying case for it.
His love for the golden PSP didn’t final eternally, although, because it was offered off at public sale in 2022 along with a boatload of different gadgets Williams not had any want to own.
Right here’s the place Drake is available in. Apparently the rapper actually digs Williams’ style from over a decade in the past, so he spent a pair grand to purchase up the choices, together with that very cheesy PSP, which price him $19,375 in line with the itemizing.
Whereas the Goyard case was included within the public sale, Williams apparently didn’t put up his video games to be offered, so Drake simply purchased an unpleasant PSP and might’t even play something on it. No surprise he’s cluelessly flailing about with it in that music video, saying confused issues like “Jumbotron Shit Poppin”.