18 Years in Rap

The Future Headlines Are Left Up To You!



Major events happened from 1997-2015. From Harry Potter, entering the new millennium, the bombing of the Twin Towers, the debut of the iPod and the iPhone, the birth of Facebook, the election of the first black President – twice, Arab Spring and #BlackLivesMatter are just a few events mentioned in the song. 

Flocabulary has released their yearly feature “18 Years in Rap” video, which highlights the biggest news from every year in the life of an 18-year-old. For a students who are about to graduate from high school and enter the “real world,” listening and analyzing the lyrics could be a great end of year reflecting activity by discussing issues that impacted their lives and others as well as stories they would include.