Artist: Lupe Fiasco
Song: "Hip-Hop Saved My Life" (2007)
Lyric: "1100 friends on his MySpace page/"Stack that Cheese" got 700 plays/Producer made him take it down, he had to pay"
Lupe's tale of a rapper taking the viral route to stardom isn't far from the truth. Rappers like Childish Gambino, Big Sean and J. Cole built their fanbases online. It's no coincidence that "Stack that Cheese" sounds like some of our favorite turn-up anthems today.
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