It’s obvious. The whole country is having to curtail spending and re-budget in order to work their way through our suffering economy. However, during every financial downturn we’ve ever had in America, there has been a group of filthy rich people that could maintain their super high standard of living despite the sad state of the economy . These people include your stereotypical uber rich Hollywood starlets and Madison Ave. residents, but what about these big name rappers that show off all their diamonds and expensive houses? You know the ones that ball and shot call in their videos with countless beautiful women, diamond encrusted chains, and expensive whips. Rappers with expense accounts the size of some country’s national banks and cars for every week of the year. How are these guys making their way through the recession? The Daily Show investigates.

http://ccinsider.comedycentral.com/2009/10/09/the-daily-show-and-slim-thugs-music-video-still-a-boss/

(Sorry I can’t embed it the video. Embedding videos on WordPress is a pain in the ass unless it’s from youtube.)