Black Amex sounds as opulent as its name

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The American Express Centurion Card is the ultimate status symbol. Otherwise known as the Black Card, the card is issued on an invitation-only basis -- according to Wikipedia, whose word we're going to have to take because we know precisely zero cardholders -- to the upper echelon of the upper echelon, an exclusive club that, sadly, you and I will never belong to.

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I'm a broke hobo who literally can't afford to pay attention, as they say (seriously, motherfuckers, stop calling already -- check's in the mail). I don't qualify for a pre-paid Visa, much less a Black Card. Regardless, that doesn't mean I can't imagine that I'm a well-heeled aristocrat chopping it up with fellow well-heeled aristocrats, blessed to be obscenely wealthy and living in a world where thousand-dollars bills are used for coasters.

I don't know what those people listen to, obviously, but I'll tell you what, if I was balling hardcore like that, I'd be in a cherry CRX... er, I mean, Aston Martin...with a fresh pair of kicks and a new lid for every day of the week -- and this would be my soundtrack.

The decadent sounds Pattrick Collins and Matthew Loui deliver as Black Amex just scream opulence. I can so see myself cruising with the top down, blasting these beats like Sonny Crockett strolling on South Beach. All I need now is an alligator and a yacht. Okay, wrong decade, but this my fantasy, so step off. Feel free to conjure whatever images you want. Just be sure to make sure you've got your Black Amex.





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