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Hip-hop has always prided itself on being ahead of the curve: the unreleased car, next season's fashion, phones from the future. The problem with being so on-point is that it's hard to stay afloat when waves move so quickly. In two years, heads have gone from rocking fitted caps to snapbacks to bucket hats, with weathermen predicting du-rags on the horizon (again).

While PT Cruisers and Pepsi Blue may come and go, lyrics are forever. Complex takes a look back at the most regrettable lines of years past, revealing a graveyard of technology and a crypt of pop-culture references that haunt our present, in 50 Rap Lyrics That Sound Incredibly Outdated Today.

Written by Eric and Jeff Rosenthal (@ItsTheReal)

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