Friday, November 22, 2013

Old School Friday: 'Skypager' - A Tribe Called Quest

Geek Lyric: In a song flush with quotable lines, "Beeper's goin off like Don Trump gets checks. / Keep my bases loaded like the New York Mets" stands out simply because of the Donald's longevity. [SOURCE]

Hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest developed a reputation for insightful political and social commentary, but the group also celebrated gadgets and tech. They frequently trumpeted the swinging benefits of one particularly awesome status symbol of the '80s and '90s: the pager.

A recurring feature on our blog ... Old School Friday! Every so often we will share a music video from back in the day that had a technology twist. If you have ideas on potential songs you think should be included ... please share!

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