VCs and MCs: The Striking Parallels Between The Rap And Tech Community

VCs and MCs: The Striking Parallels Between The Rap And Tech Community
technology

The history of both the rap industry and tech industry bear a humorous similarity to each other, now commemorated with lockets.

Kyana Gordon
  • 8 september 2011

In light of recent events that have unfolded within the tech industry in the past few weeks, the fine folks at Betamale Productions created ‘VCs and MCs’ to celebrate the noteworthy similarities between the rap game and tech community. Framed in a locket-style pendant, a pair of images chronicle the history of both industries, starting with the pioneers, Afrika Bambataa, the Godfather of hip hop, and George Doriot, who is widely acknowledged as the founder of the modern day venture capital industry.

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