Well, here we are in the 21st Century. Pretty much exactly where George Orwell, Philip K. Dick, and lots of potheads expected us to be: With the government eavesdropping on our every conversation. Besides Orwell and Dick and potheads, though, you know who else predicted our current state pretty accurately? Rappers.

Rappers have known the deal for a long time now. Edward Snowden's historical exposure of the National Security Agency’s massive surveillance architecture only confirms widespread suspicion. Here are 16 examples that prove the old adage, "Just because you’re paranoid, doesn’t mean the government isn’t spying on you."

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