Halle Berry has become one of the most name-checked celebrities in hip-hop.
From Biggie to Missy Elliott, the Oscar-winning actress has found herself in the lyrics to your favorite rap song. So how does it feel to be on the receiving end of all the adoration?
ďI love it!Ē tweeted the Boomerang actress when asked by a fan.
For two decades, the name Halle Berry has been dropped on tracks including Kanye Westís ďNew Workout Plan,Ē J. Coleís ďHigher,Ē Missy Elliottís ďWork It,Ē Migosí ďVersace,Ē and Kendrick Lamarís ďMoney Trees,Ē just to name a few. She even had an entire song named after her, Hurricane Chrisí 2009 hit ďHalle Berry (Sheís Fine).Ē
JAY-Z has mentioned the Catwoman star twice on ďBeach Is BetterĒ off 2013ís Magna Carta Holy Grail and most recently on DMXís ďBath Salts,Ē where he raps, ďBe my Halle Berry, all you need is a catsuit.Ē
But when it comes to choosing her favorite rap reference, the 54-year-old actress canít pick one because they all hold a special place in her heart.
ďI think of these references like my children in a way. Thereís no way I could pick one,Ē she said during a 2019 appearance on ďHot Ones.Ē ďI love all these artists. Iím always flattered when any one of them include me and that they still remember me and know who I am. So to pick one would be like picking my daughter over my son. I love them all.Ē
OK, I always get asked which rap song reference is my favoriteÖ here is my answer. ?? pic.twitter.com/3iMye6Maxe
ó Halle Berry (@halleberry) June 9, 2021