34 Rap Facts That Will Make You Feel Old
You'll never listen to rap the same way.
5. The Fugees' magnum opus The Score came out in 1996.
Joey Bada$$ was 1 year old.
They only know him as Mark Walhberg.
10. The year Ice Cube was born, The Beatles' Abbey Road was the top album, and the average home cost $27,900.
13. If 2Pac and Notorious B.I.G. were still alive they would both be in their 40s.
14. When Sir-Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back" reached the top of the charts, floppy disks were used to store electronic files.
And now looks like this.
16. "Sugar Sugar" by the Archies was the No. 1 song the year Jay Z was born (1969).
17. He is also the same age as Chief Keef and Wiz Khalia combined.
Chief Keef is 18, Wiz Khalifa is 26, Jay Z is 44.
18. This is Lil Romeo at the height of his rap career in 2001.
This is what he looks like now.
19. N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton came out when Kendrick Lamar was 1.
23. This is what Lil Kim looked like in the late '90s...
And this is what she looks like now.
25. When Notorious B.I.G.'s Ready to Die was released there were two billion less people in the world.
27. He is also older then Earl Sweatshirt and Mac Miller combined.
Earl is 20, Mac is 22, and Method Man is 43.