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Drake, Nas, Rakim, and Biggie are coming to Sprite cans

Drake, Nas, Rakim, and Biggie are coming to Sprite cans


Coming to cans and bottles near you this summer

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Sprite's built a tight relationship with hip-hop over the years, partnering with rappers from Kurtis Blow to Drake — and Sprite is furthering that relationship with a new line of limited-edition cans and bottles. The collection is called "Obey Your Verse," and it features inspirational lyrics spanning 25 years of hip-hop history. The first set of 16 features five selections each from the discographies of Drake, Nas, and Rakim, along with a single line from The Notorious B.I.G.'s catalog.

"When I wrote these lyrics, I never imagined my fans would someday have the opportunity to enjoy a can of Sprite and experience my art in a totally original way," Nas said in a statement. I'm not surprised he never imagined that — it's an incredibly specific thought — but I'm happy for him nonetheless. The collection is available now through the end of the summer. You can check out a few of the cans and a list of all 16 lyrical snippets below, and we'll update you once we can confirm that Grant Hill still drinks Sprite.