Rappers Who Are Tech Dumb

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Kanye West

Kanye West speaks onstage during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California

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Kanye West is one of the most advanced thinkers in hip hop, and while he’s ahead of the game as far as music, social issues, and fashion, he’s a bit behind as far as technology. The rapper only recently started using a cell phone, as well as email.


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When the rapper was freshly released from prison, he thought that Instagram was a myth. He told TMZ, “I ain’t never seen Instagram. I heard about it, but it was a new experience seeing it in person.”


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Nas definitely seems to know what he’s doing when it comes to social media, but he limits his use, and fans saw why when he did his Reddit AMA a couple years back. He even got help from a Reddit employee to answer all of the thread questions. We can’t blame him, though. Those threads are confusing.