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Hip-Hop Breakups: The Hit Squad Vs. SkyPager

August 27th, 2010
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Back in the day rappers had a pre-Twitter-like service in SkyTel’s, SkyPager (made famous by the Tribe Called Quest song of the same name). Rappers would call an 800 number, dictate their message to an operator in 140 characters or less who in turn would type the correspondence to the recipient’s receiving pager.

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