Hennessy, unlike Courvoisier however, has earned quite the reputation in popular culture. Various rap stars have mentioned the brand in their songs, and Kanye West has even been seen drinking it straight from the bottle at the VMAs.
This reputation that Hennessy has received has both its good sides and bad sides for various people. Kids trying to act gangsta will drink Hennessy to be like their rap star idols, and feel good about it. Conversely, people who genuinely enjoy the Cognac may be looked down upon as poseurs, when in reality they are trying to do no such thing.
Hennessy Cognac has been referred to as "Heem" in popular culture.
History Lesson: Napoleon liked Courvoisier and not Hennessy for a reason.
A fine French Cognac that many upscale people in the black community like to drink. It is a hard liquor that contains 40% alcohol. Many rappers like to give shout outs to Hennessy in their songs. When mixed with the alcohol Hpnotiq, it turns green, and is called an Incredible Hulk. Hennessy is not something poor people usually consume because it is very smooth and expensive liquor. They have other stuff for that like King Cobras.
2. Tell Rodney to bring over some weed, and some Hennessy.