Dragon Ball influence in Popular Culture

The Influence that Dragon Ball has on Our Culture


Occasionally, While I listen to music or am watching television shows, I will notice references to one of my favorite animes: Dragon Ball Z (and other related series)

The article below lists some of the occasions the multiple Dragon Ball series have been referenced in both popular culture

DB List of Influences on Popular Culture

Some of the most notable artists that have included Dragon Ball references in their music are:

  1. Rap Artist Chance the Rapper
  2. Rap Artist Childish Gambino
  3. Rock/Rap Group Linkin Park
  4. Rap Artist Kendrick Lamar

This is a piece of fan art made of Chance the Rapper and his child. Chance used this image as a cover photo for a playlist he created on Spotify.

In this image, Chance the Rapper is pictured in a cartoon style as Goku and his child is pictured as Gohan

Dragon Ball References don't only appear in music. Dragon Ball References appear in many forms of popular culture media. Some of the media sources that these references are included in consist of:

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