Tyga Dropped $500,000 On Four Pound White Gold Chain That Will Blind You If You Look Too Long

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Imagine dropping a half million dollars just to make a statement to your haters, who could either be real or imagined.

Tyga is the latest artist to make a questionably sound financial decision by dropping $500,000 for a four-pound, 18k white gold Archangel chain featuring St. Michael trampling on Satan, an ode to the New Testament.

The chain, which Tyga rocked at Coachella and on the cover of his new single ‘Goddamn,’ was designed by famed celebrity jeweler Ben Baller and IF & Co. Jewelry, who claimed in an Instagram post that Satan getting stomped out is a reference to Tyga’s comeback and triumph over his haters after an impressive return to music as of late.

Tyga also copped 10 extra smaller versions of his chain for his crew, which you can see in the third photo below.

The chain is unquestionably dope, but a questionable choice for someone who had his car repossessed for the third time since 2016 for simply not making payments. Oh yeah, and as Page Six points out, the 29-year-old also owes nearly $900K in back taxes after he refused to pay the IRS anything between 2011 and 2016.

Hopefully Ben Baller already got paid.

Check out some of the insane work he’s done for other celebrities.

Kid Cudi pendant:

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Kid Cudi X Bape Custom Pendant with Custom Bape Camo Puffy Link Chain. 18K Rose Gold VVS1/D White Diamond Baguettes – Bale Black diamonds – Hair, Beard, Outline VS1 E/F White diamonds – T-Shirt, Puffy Link Cognac diamonds – Face, Skin Canary diamonds – Rings, Puffy Link Pink Sapphires – G-Shock, Puffy Link Blue diamonds – Pants, Puffy Link White & Red Enamel – Bapestas Custom cut Oval shaped 1 carat each Red Ruby Eyeballs Total Carat Weight = 80 Total Gold Weight = .75 Kilogram Artwork by @nigo Chain by Ben Baller for @IFANDCO #BenBallerDidTheChain #KidCudi

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Ruby Tesla ring:

A Big Lebowski pendant for John Mayer:

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I don't roll on shabbos @johnmayer 🎳 Bro you are one of my favorite people to talk to about everything from Japanese streetwear to music to of course watches. And now you are one of my favorite people to make jewelry for. Thank you for trusting me and letting me do my thing for your big bday gift. This is Top 3 career piece for me out of over 600 custom made pieces in a 12+ year span. Also this is the first piece I have ever hallmarked β€œVVS” on. You set the bar so high with originality… Did I mention that I FUCKING LOVE THIS PIECE! AND you let me bust down the Hermes link! Lol!!!! πŸ™πŸΌ #TheBigLebowski #TheDude #JeffBridges #JohnMayer #HappyBirthday #BenBaller #IFANDCO #VVS #18Kgold #CoenBrothers #BenBallerDidTheChain

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A Marilyn Manson pendant for Lil Uzi Vert:

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.@liluzivert goin crazy again. This time I made him a 100 carat VS diamond spiked choker "Uzi Vert" chain and a 55 carat black & white diamond Marilyn Manson pendant… This year has been insane. And this is in the top 3 piece I've ever made in my career and Uzi already has a piece in my top 5 as well. @IFANDCO IS THE ONLY SHOP making custom link chains with invisible locks! We're the only ones putting diamond baguettes as teeth inside custom pieces. Remember spaceships don't come equipped with rearview mirrors! πŸš€ #LuvIsRage2 coming soon! 🀘🏼 #LILUZI #IFANDCO #MarilynManson #VVS #BlackDiamonds #DiamondBaguettes #CognacDiamonds #CustomJewelry #NOCVDs #GAMEOVER πŸ’€

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And most importantly, an iced out mustard bottle.