The 50 Best Video Game References In Hip-Hop

12. Lupe Fiasco, "Go Go Gadget Flow" (2007)

Lyric: "All me, no ghost, no 16 bit like Sega Genesis!"

Double-time flows tend to rush punchlines past the ears like a speeding train, but we need to press pause to appreciate this one. Would hardcore gamers know that rap verses are referred to as sixteens (as in 16 bars long)? Would non-gaming rap fans know that the Sega Genesis was from the generation of consoles that used 16-bit graphics? Would anyone take this much time to explain that? Probably not.

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