Hip-Hop’s Love For ‘Street Fighter’
There are few games with as many lyrical mentions.
Capcom Games launched its Street Fighter franchise in 1987. The video game spans dozens of individual titles, and hip-hop first name-dropped it as early as 1994. Rap has paid tribute to the series in a variety of ways, including the hip-hop soundtrack for the 1994 Street Fighter live action film. Lyrical mentions often include references to characters and moves in the games.
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