It was really only a matter of time before Twitter, Facebook, and Foursquare became the subject of songs. First came the spoofs — abundant on YouTube — and then came the rappers, integrating boasts about their followers into freestyles. Now, there are an array of songs that namedrop social media platforms, from MySpace to Digg. The creep of the internet knows no bounds. After the jump, peruse our collection of tracks about social media so you can tweet to the beat.
1. “Follow U on Twitter” by Twista (ft. Cam’ron) (Right click + save as to download)
One of the most hilarious new entries in the hip-hop on social media canon, this ode to the micro-blogging website we all know and love (or love to hate) is a sort of weird paean to internet stalking. Cam’s verse is actually pretty great though, particularly that bit about Avatar.