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Which Rappers And Divas Get Paid For Product Placement?

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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PAY TO PLAYER? Mr. Method Man Everyone on the Internet has been hit by various marketing spam—from solicitations to attend events or mention products or pose nude (just me?)—but not all bloggers have yet been approached to pay to have your product mentioned "within the actual lyrics of one of the worlds most famous recording artists upcoming song/album." This is what it's come to! Today, Wired takes a look at the amazing case of the anti-advertising artist—who was running a "virtual sweatshop"—who mistakenly got spammed by "the Kluger Agency," who has apparently done product placement business with Mariah Carey, Ludacris and Method Man. (Noooo, not Method Man!)

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