Far East Movement at Passion Nightclub December 17
As opposed to rap-phobic product pushers like Hennessy, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation is totally stoked that peeps be name-droppin' its shit. In October, company spokesman Jeff Miller told Fortune that his employer was "thrilled" to hear Far East Movement's "Like a G6" referencing the G-650 aircraft, even amid lines about sucking back sizzurp and driving drunk. So maybe now the Los Angeles electro-rap crew will finally win a free private plane?
Probably not. (The G-650 costs roughly $58.5 million.) But considering the amount of gratis advertising Gulfstream has gotten out of the song, it's only fair that band members Kev Nish, Prohgress, J-Splif, and DJ Virman score some kind of sponsorship deal. After all, "Like a G6" edged close to Mach 1 in the months following its April 2010 drop date, eventually selling several million digital copies and taking the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Hence, a proposition for Gulfstream: What if Far East Movement wrote a jingle for your holiday ad campaign? Would that make up the difference? We're waiting to hear from you, Jeff.
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