• Birdman becomes proud owner of an $8 million Maybach Exelero; Hasn’t paid for it yet

Rappers tend to have some of the biggest paychecks known to man. Even "Birdman" who may not be the most recognized or the most talented rapper has enough money to splurge now and again. Keeping that in mind, it’s no wonder that he recently became the owner of a Maybach Exelero for which he paid an incredible $8 million. Considering Forbes lists him as the fourth wealthiest rapper and he is also the proud owner of a Bugatti Veyron and a Maybach Landaulet, this latest purchase shouldn’t astound anyone.

"They got this new Maybach that I want that costs $8 million, I gotta have it," he said in a recent interview, and why shouldn’t he when his net worth is estimated to be $100 million?

The Exelero is powered by a V12 biturbo engine that develops an impressive 700 HP at 5,000 rpm and 753 lm.ft of maximum torque at 2,500 rpm. It can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds and hits a top speed of 218 mph. If that isn’t impressive enough, there is only one Exelero in the world.

UPDATE 08/15/2011: Either Birdman has changed his mind or the money from his old CDs isn’t coming in as fast as he would like it to because the rapper has yet to pay for his expensive new ride. According to a representative of European entrepreneur, Arnaud Massartic (the current owner of the Exelero), Birdman has yet to pay for the Maybach. All this means is that anyone with a spare $8 million can still snag the vehicle and pull a Jay-Z/Kanye makeover. (MotorAuthority)


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  (1) posted on 10.27.2013
  (419) posted on 07.17.2012

He has to pay for it unless someone takes it away from him. He should be enlightened because he has Bugatti Veyron.

  (797) posted on 07.5.2012

He has to pay for it unless someone takes it away from him. He should be enlightened because he has Bugatti Veyron.

  (503) posted on 07.4.2012

He’s very addicted to super cars. Well, who wouldn’t if this Exelero seems inviting to you. Rappers intend to have things that will make them unique and famous. I bet from being not-so-famous. He will reach stardom for acquiring the only Exelero in the world.

  (577) posted on 06.4.2012

They should just take it back from him.

  (539) posted on 06.1.2012

Companies should be wary of those who can and who cannot pay the car loan on time. They should blacklist them immediately too.

  (472) posted on 05.4.2012

Wow, he really has no shame. Technically, he doesn’t fully own it yet.

  (526) posted on 04.24.2012

Well, you’ve said it. He’s not-so-famous, so I don’t even know why Maybach allowed him to have it in the first place. Maybach Exelero certainly appeals to rappers’ tastes because of its flashy design and impressive engine.

  (630) posted on 09.9.2011

 Based on what I have read before, he already owns the vehicle, but it seems that he is just tested driving the car. And I agree, that he doesn’t like the excessive power output of the car. I think it would be better if he chooses a slower car like the Mercedes AMG. 

  (599) posted on 09.9.2011

Well, in the first place, I think he will not enjoy the high speed performance of the Bugatti, since he is not that into speed! What’s the use of owning a speedy vehicle when you are not happy on its awesome ponies! 

  (797) posted on 09.7.2011

I like the styling of the vehicle. This luxurious car deliver an impressive amount of power. I think its kind of odd for a supercar.

  (466) posted on 09.7.2011

haha. I was laughing on the news about the unpaid Bugatti Veyron of Birdman! Just like what I have thought, how come a not so well-known artist owned such vehicle!

  (595) posted on 08.16.2011

I doubt if Birdman can really catch up this one. Well, the article said that he hasn’t paid it yet so I wonder why is that so. Maybe he still needs
to work hard for him to pay that thing.

  (372) posted on 08.16.2011

For an unknown rapper like him. Me either wonder on how can he afford this million dollar car! Maybe he is just test driving the car or he borrowed from a friend!hehe

  (231) posted on 08.16.2011

hahaha. Oh yeah! I guess guys there’s no more reason to envy this rapper! Well, it seems that needs to sell his Veyron in order to cash out this one!

  (466) posted on 07.26.2011

Birdman, the rapper? He afforded this $8 million Maybach Exelero? whoa! Maybe I’ll change my career now. haha kidding aside I’m so impressed with him. He may be really like this car for him to throw $8 million just for this one. I can’t blame him co’z this car is really pretty and cool.

  (599) posted on 07.19.2011

I wonder why he choose this car over the Veyron? This car is suit to be an executive car and it doesn’t look sporty as well aside from its elegant styling.

  (257) posted on 07.19.2011

For a freaking millionnaire I bet the price of the car is equivalent to a dime! It seems that there’s a good market in rap industry.. what if I start making my first record now..hehe

  (460) posted on 07.12.2011

I’ve been reading a lot of him owning such kind of expensive cars. I hope he’ll invest wisely and use his money to generate more income rather than spending such kind of luxury.

  (647) posted on 07.4.2011

The figure performance of the car is quite impressive and its quite impressive on how car manufacture boost the power of their vehicle up to 700+ hp! Its quite near to the speed record of the Bugatti car.

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