Drake Now Owns Pharrell Williams’ $20,000 Golden PlayStation

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Hello, welcome, let’s take a break from industry news and global doom and talk about a rap video and a very, very expensive PlayStation portable handheld.

Producer, rapper, and anime enthusiast Pharrell Williams was somewhat notable for owning a 14k gold Blackberry a very long time ago (I told you, it’s been a very long time). To keep the topic going, he bought a PSP in 2008 and “commissioned a 14K gold PSP case to replace stock plastic.

This shinier a lot of The heavier PSP (at 660g compared to 280g for a standard PSP) was not designed to be easily carried around in your pocket; To add to the extravagance of the handheld itself – which wasn’t jewelry, he still used it to play –Pharrell also had a custom Goyard case made.

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Why am I telling you this now, in 2023? Partly because I just found out and thought the idea of ​​Pharrell Williams owning a gold PlayStation Portable was about the last days of Rome act of pre-GFC extravaganza I could think of , to share in a feature on this site, that’s all about video game history.

I’m also telling you this in 2023 because the exact same PSP has just appeared in a new version Drake video, after The Canadian rapper spent a few million dollars to buy some of Pharrell’s old stuff – mostly jewelry –at an auction. The PSP is visible just a few seconds later, is waved onto the screen at around 0:50 and comes very close to the camera at 1:29:

Drake – Jumbotron Shit Poppin (Official Music Video)

If you want to see more pictures of PSP, here is the auction list (on Pharrell’s own auction site)showing that it was sold for last year $19375

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