Used to watch the show on Channel 4 called Riptide

from A Tribe Called Quest – Rap Promoter Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Riptide is a TV detective show from the mid 80s. Channel 4 is New York’s WNBC, the longest-running television channel in the US.

What is it with rappers and obscure 80s detective shows?

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