Kanye West has thrown those Maybach keys. The “New Slaves” rapper and Kim Kardashian are reportedly shelling out major dough on new transportation for their daughter North, who was born in June and the world has yet to see. We’re not talking mini-vans and station wagons here. This is the American Dream-distorting couple! The two have commissioned two bullet and bomb-proof vehicles costing more than $1 million to get them around Los Angeles and protect them from all the crazies.
According to the U.K.’s The Daily Star, the G.O.O.D. Music rapper has reportedly dropped £250,000 (about $400,000) for a vehicle similar to “Cadillac One,” the Presidential state car driven around by President Obama that is equipped with armor plating and defense countermeasures. But that’s chump change next to the £800,000 (about $1,200,000) that’s being dropped on the family’s new SUV, similar to the Prombron Iron Diamond. The Prombron Iron Diamond is scarier than your average Hummer and made to withstand attacks from landmines and rocket-propelled grenades by the geniuses at the Latvian-based Dartz Motorz Company.
“Kanye is fully aware that his new family is so high-profile they attract the attention of weirdos and psychopaths,” a source told the Daily Star. “He aims to leave nothing to chance.”
Look out for the vehicles on the 405 this fall, as Kanye wants the cars ready “before he begins his US tour in October.”
“If there have been any kidnapping threats already against their daughter, he isn’t saying,” added the source. “But that fear is clearly in his mind.” Clearly.