The Spinners The Rubberband Man
used the office supply as a bass, and Soulja Boy used them as jewelry
, but T.I. wore rubber bands around his wrists to signify how much money he anticipated making - the more rubber bands, the bigger his predicted haul. He was always very organized, and back in his days as a hustler, he would use the rubber bands to wrap his loose bills in neat stacks, usually $1,000 per stack. As his career took off, the rubber bands became symbolic, representing the people still in the drug game. He was often asked about them in interviews. He wrote "Rubber Band Man" as an explanation.