The Art of Storytelling: A Hip Hop Time Capsule

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  • Boom Box
  • Illmatic cassette
  • Motorola 2-Way Pager
  • Grandmaster Flash's First Mixer
  • Biggie's Coogi Sweater
  • Run DMC
  • Flavor Flav
  • Flavor Flav
  • Lil Wayne's Skateboard
  • Jay-Z
  • ARMY HHA12 ArtOfStorytelling FbCover
  • Biggie, Jay-Z, Flavor Flav
  • "Rapper's Delight" 12-Inch

Motorola 2-Way Pager

Hip hop has always stayed on top of the latest technological trends, from beepers to iPhones to iPads. This short-lived, turn-of-the-millennium innovation, which helped introduce texting in the days before phones could do it well, wouldn'tve reached such massive (and brief) popularity if it wasn't for rappers name-dropping in it every other song.

(Photo: Motorola)

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