May 8, 2014
Aesop Rock Albums From Worst To Best
In 2014 we appraise hip-hop on its forthrightness. Take, for example, the two front-runner Grammy-nominated hip-hop albums of 2013: Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid M.A.A.D. City and Macklemore's The Heist .
May 8, 2014
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Shakespeare and the most literate rappers
Yep, you read that right. While rap music is generally presented as a form of street poetry and therefore more urban than urbane, many modern rap artists are not about just about the glories of the "thug life" or offering the typical expletive-laced boasts, taunts, and verbal beatdowns.
The American Scholar
How Many Words Does a Wordsmith Make?
What does it mean to have a large vocabulary? To throw around hibernaculum and obstreperous , parsimony and rapscallion -or even rock-bottom-brow slang terms-in contexts you might not expect? The question has been on my mind thanks to a recent analysis of the "largest vocabularies" in hip-hop that has monopolized my Facebook feed for the better ... (more)
Wu-Tang Clan has bigger vocabulary than SHAKESPEARE, Infographic reveals
Fashion's most extravagant evening! Kim Kardashian and Victoria Beckham lead the way at the star-studded Met Gala in New York Castro left house of horrors unlocked for a YEAR before his victims escaped because he WANTED girls to go and joked about them getting book deals, lawyer claims one year on Are YOU a psychopath ?: New book by British special ... (more)
The Largest Vocabulary in Hip Hop: Who Does It Belong To?
Designer, coder and data scientist Matt Daniels recently took it upon himself to find out once and for all who had the largest vocabulary in hip hop.