Hip-hop, in part, has always been about stunting, about flaunting gold chains and popping champagne. That’s just a fact of the culture. Early on, rappers used cellphones and pagers in rap videos to exhibit cool. And overtime, the use of mobile technology in videos became all but commonplace.

From the classic Motorola DynaTAC to the iPhone 5S, we dial it all the way back to the late 80s and chart the evolution of mobile devices in rap videos. Peep game.

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Drew Pierce

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