Kash Doll gave Big Sean a pair of Cartier sunglasses

by

comment
Is this the most Detroit gift exchange ever?

Detroit rapper Kash Doll gifted Big Sean a pair of Cartier Buffs.

Kash Doll shared the exchange in a video on Twitter with the caption, “Detroit love ❤️,” and fans went crazy.


One person tweeted, “This is the sweetest Detroit shit my Detroit eyes could have ever witnessed in my Detroit ass life.”


The two rappers worked together in 2017 on Big Sean’s collaborative album with record producer Metro Boomin on a track entitled “So Good," and are set to release more music this summer.

There's no secret that Detroiters have a deep love for the expensive frames, and they are a huge part of Detroit culture.

Outsiders may not understand the significance, but Cartier glasses are a status symbol in the Motor City. They are so coveted that they have become deeply associated with crime — according to the Detroit Police Department they have been the cause of nine homicides, 17 non-fatal shootings, and 2,158 robberies between 2012 and 2016.

You can read more about the relationship between Cartier and Detroit culture in a 2018 Metro Times cover story.

Stay on top of Detroit news and views. Sign up for our weekly issue newsletter delivered each Wednesday.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.