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The Shameful History of Hip Hop in Video Game Advertising

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Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, video game publishers and their cohorts in the marketing world thought it would be a good idea to use rap in their commercials. It was not.

This clip takes us on a tour of some of the worst, and while some are stretching the definition of hip-hop, others are entirely accurate. And excruciating.

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