The Best Tech References In Rap: From Android To Zuckerberg

The Best Tech References in Rap: From Android to Zuckerberg

Rappers have had a love affair with technology that started long before Biggie Smalls was name-checking Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. And their rhymes cover everything from the CEOs to mobile platforms. Here, we present you with the best tech references in rap.


Tity Boi aka 2 Chainz: Got One

Asking me what I'm on I say my bank account is on steroids Trappin' off my Android Tryin' not to go fed

Bill Gates

Outkast: Red Velvet

Bill Gates don't dangle diamonds in the face Of peasants when he Microsoft'n in the place

Lil Wayne: Bill Gates

All these bitches and n****as is hatin' I used to be ballin But now I'm Bill Gatin'


Kanye West: I'm In It

Damn your lips very soft As I turn my Blackberry off And I turn your bath water on And you turn off

Chief Keef feat. Riff Raff: Cuz My Gear

Weight, heartburn: Mylanta Adversaries call me on my Blackberry Now I'm in the laundry mat: Darryl


The Game: Ali Bomaye

N****s tough on them blogs and never did nothing at all On the road to the riches, bitches not tagging along

Chirp (as in Nextel, Blackberry, etc.)

2 Chainz: I Love Dem Strippers

They say it's for the birds, so I bought a kilo My Boost Mobile Chirpin', it must be my amigo

Kendrick Lamar: Sherane a.k.a. Master Splinter's Daughter

She didn't tell, just gave me her Nextel Dropped the number, we chirped the whole summer and well

Maceo: Nextel Chirp

N***a don't hit me on the Nextel chirp If you're tryin to conversate about some motha fuckin' work


Danny Brown: DNA

Bitches swimming topless in Chlorine off morphine Emails on iPads don't answer when phone rings


Kid Cudi: Make Her Say

Down, down for a damn, Cudi already said it Her poker Facebook, I'd already read it


Fabolous: Killin 'em

Her body nice, face dime Give her that iPhone 4, FaceTime


Big Sean feat. Nicki Minaj: Dance (Arse) Remix

Only time you on the net is when you Google my arse

N.O.R.E.: Google That

I really drink Tiger Balm (you could Google that) And I shot n****s too (you could Google that) See, I smoke big (you could Google that)

Higgs Boson

Chance the Rapper feat. Twista: Cocoa Butter Kisses

And when it come to rapping fast, I'm the Higgs Boson And though my style freakish I could still break your body down to five pieces like I did Voltron

Hewlett Packard

Lil Wayne: Lollipop

I Anita Bake-her, now she caught up in that Rapture I got so much chips, I swear they call me Hewlett Packard


Kanye West - Blood on the Leaves

She Instagram herself like #badbitchalert He instagram his watch like #madrichalert

Nas: Daughters

Said she don't know what got inside this child's mind, she planted A box of condoms on her dresser then she Instagrammed it

Trinidad James: All Gold Everything

This one's for them colleges, those bad hoes at Spelman Shoutout to all them freshman, on Instagram straight flexin' (woo!)


2Chainz feat. Drake and Lil Wayne : Where U Been?

I get high and I fly past, I don't know nothing 'bout iChat I work in this iPhone they need an app called iTrap


Rick Ross: Fuck 'em

iPhone and iPad, Air Max, and my gat Left hand got 10 bands; back pocket, four stacks


Jay Z: The Prelude

Befo' Steve Jobs made the iPod Was gettin' head jobs, we call that intimate

Kanye West: So Appalled

If God had a iPod, I'd be on his playlist My phrases amazes the faces in places


Rick Ross: 9 Piece

I'm smoking dope, I'm on my cell phone I'm selling dope, straight off the iPhone

Lil Wayne: Let the Beat Build

Used to think my shit didn't stink boy was I wrong, Approving million dollar deals from my iPhone


Jay Z: DOA

This is anti-auto-tune, death of the ringtone, This ain't for iTunes, this ain't for sing-alongs


E-40 feat. Danny Brown: All My N***az

They rap and they sell coke Bust ya head like a cantaloupe In the summer a peacoat My iPhone is jailbroke


RIP: Young Jeezy feat. 2 Chainz

A pocket full of dead prez Attached to your girl like a .jpeg Party scene turn to a murder scene


LOL :-): Trey Songz feat. Gucci Mane and Soulja Boy

Shawty just text me Say she wanna sex me LOL smiley face, LOL smiley face Shawty sent a Twitpic Saying come and get this LOL smiley face, LOL smiley face


A$AP Mob: Bath Salts

Ru-run up if you wanna Mac in the backpack, right by the Macbook And I rep that Harlem And my Zombie


Clipse: Keys Open Doors

At you make believe rappers I smile! HA!

Canal Streeting my style, like you internet sharing my files

You MySpace n****s

Lupe Fiasco: Hip Hop Saved My Life

Reps Northside, so he rocks them braids

Got 1100 friends on his MySpace page


Notorious B.IG.: Juicy

Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis When I was dead broke man I couldn't picture this


2 Chainz feat. Fergie: Netflix

I smoked a blunt for dinner, another blunt for breakfast 2 Chainz, got 'em staring at my necklace Let's make a sex tape and put it on Netflix

Trinidad James: Madden on Gamecube

So the next time you on the couch, chillin' lookin' at Netflix Know that I was in yo' house, giving yo' bitch the business

A$AP Rocky: Brand New Guy

Twisting up weed, I'm digging her out Just filling her out Do all that shit you be talking about While you gone? Shit, Netflix on your couch


Jay Z: Girls, Girls, Girls

You remind me of my Jeep, but not no Kia We can talk on my cell, but not Nokia


Lil Wayne: Steady Mobbin'

You cannot reach me on my Samsung, I'm busy fuckin' the world and givin' the universe my damn tongue


Lil Wayne: A Milli

Call me what you want bitch, call me on my Sidekick Never answer if it's private, don't you hate a sly bitch?

Jay Z: Encore

If Hov's a Blackberry Bold, shorty is a Sidekick


The-Dream feat. 2 Chainz and Beyonce: Turnt

Turnt up, all the way to the ceiling Burnt up, till you ain't got no feeling On my phone, like Siri, Talkin bout you gon kill it


Jay Z: Somewhereinamerica

Yellow Lambo in the driveway A buck 30-five, I'm on the highway Frank Sinatra on my Sonos

Loud as fuck, I did it my way


Jay Z: Tom Ford

Fuck hashtags and retweets, 140 characters in these streets

Chance the Rapper feat. Childish Gambino: Favourite Song

Dang Dang Dang Skeet skeet skeet She do that thing for three retweets

Chance the Rapper: Everybody's Something

And why god's phone die everytime that I call on him? If his son had a Twitter wonder if I would follow him?

Baby Bash feat. E-40: Go Girl

Beat it up like a champ, and, ah, she re-twitter Bash Be Goin' Hard is the headline news


G.O.O.D. Music: The Morning

Love us or not, the Mark Zuckerbergs of the Block Hug a knot, staying rich, we was built for the guap

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