7. LL Cool J with the Kangol in "I'm Bad."
Forget snapbacks, bucket hats, and fitteds. In the '80s, cool cats were wearing Kangols and making them the most relevant accessory in hip-hop. LL Cool J has more or less had a Kangol attached to his head since he released the visual for "I'm Bad." It's a simple piece of headwear that's also representative of an entire rap generation.