You know how we know you’re getting real old?
The amount of time that has flown by is depressing. For people over the age of 22, it feels like it was just yesterday when we ran to the store to purchase Illmatic. The good old days—back when shirts was 6 XL, baggy jeans we’re the thing to wear and high fashion was considered FUBU and Enyce.
XXL put together the following list of hip-hop facts and observations that will make 20-somethings and up feel really old and sad. But don’t fret, people younger will never know the joys of BET’s Rap City.