In his 1994 track "Warning," Notorious B.I.G. famously exclaimed, "touch my cheddar, feel my Beretta." Was he talking about cheese? Probably not. But we are. And while it's impossible to pinpoint when and how exactly cheddar became synonymous with cold, hard, cash, but if we had to venture a guess, it'd probably be because everyone loves it and everyone wants it—and it often comes in golden yellow bricks.