Five Rap Songs That Shout-Out Instagram

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Everyone loves Instagram, the social-media photo-editing app that lets you over-saturate blurry pictures of your dinner and then spam your friends on Facebook with them. But while high profile rap types like 50 Cent and Funkmaster Flex have gained followings for their revealing photo skills, some honorable rap types have been content to play humble and invoke the brand name in rhyme. Here’s the five best of those who are lyrically Instagramming it up.

1. Nas, “Daughters”

After Nas’s daughter tweeted pics of a box of condoms she keeps in her bedroom for her special company, the rapper was moved to write a song about it. Cue the moment of self-revelation when Nas admitted, “A box of condoms on her dresser then she Instagrammed it/ At this point I realized I ain’t the strictest parent.” It’s unclear whether they then bonded over her use of the Hollywood filter.

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