Rappers’ love for Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat

johnny cageIf you’re like us, you had a Sega Genesis and played Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat religiously back in the 90s. You argued with your buddies about who was better, Ken or Ryu (of course, Ken – that hurricane kick was deadly). Sub-Zero or Scorpion (come on now, Scorpion! Get over here!). You also had notebook paper full of combination and finishing moves. Although I don’t play it anymore, I am still reminded of how much ass kicking was done by the characters in that game by rappers comparing themselves to these individuals. I hear these references pretty often, I guess they were die-hards like we were too. Nonetheless, here are 10 quotes of rappers referencing Street Fighter or Mortal Kombat characters I caught on the fly. Continue reading