It seems that today everybody loves Donks. According to Urban Dictionary donks are classic large cars fitted with 20” (or even more impressive) wheels, colored brightly and with one of a kind interiors. They’re very popular in the southern states and most of them are owned by people with a lot of money. Another thing mentioned by the same source is that donks often appear in rap videos.
If this online definition makes donks justice or not, you can decide for yourself after you will see some famous owners of these cars.
In the pictures above you can admire Leonard Pope and his donk. Pope is an American football player born in the south in 1983. He is nicknamed Champ and he also set up a foundation named CHAMP, in which the word means Creating Hope And Making Progress, to help underprivileged children of America.
Pope has a 1975 Caprice with Lamborghini doors.
Darius Miles is a former professional basketball player from Illinois. He had a successful career in the NBA since 2000. A few years after he entered NBA, he also entered the movie industry, as an actor. In 2011, Miles managed to get into trouble, as he was arrested for carrying a loaded gun in an airport.
Miles’ donk is a 1975 Pontiac Bonneville.
Devin Hester is a professional football player from Florida. He currently plays in the NFL as a wide receiver and return specialist, for the Chicago Bears team. He was introduced to football by his step-father as he had a depression because of the illness of his mother and death of his biological father. Hester loves his donk and uses it all the time. An interesting fact about him is that he was raised a Christian and brings a Bible with him at every game.
Lil Wayne is one of the people that might not have a donk of his own, so he is not included in the category above. Still, he surely proved he is a fan of these cars. He has a song named Donks and you can see a great video made by fans for the song with pictures of real donks.
Celebrities are not the only ones to love donks, but they are among the few people that can afford to have such cars. And maybe this is one of the reasons why donks are so attractive for regular people, they represent a symbol of wealth and power.