There is no doubt that the majority of people do not know the history of grillz. Yes, we know about the fronts and grillz worn by our favorite musicians and influencers, but do we know where it all began? Who started it and why? For us to acknowledge grillz' impact on Hip-Hop and Pop Culture, we must first acknowledge its past. Many people believe grillz originated in Egypt, but they were actually first worn by wealthy women of Etruscan society to signify royalty. Throughout history, Grillz has remained synonymous with wealth and riches.  

So let's look into the history of Grillz and why it's still prominent in Black History.