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The Hip-Hop Flow Chart

Pop Chart Lab --> Design + Data = Delight --> The Hip-Hop Flow Chart A ranking of rappers by size of vocabulary--English class, much?


The Largest Vocabulary in Hip hop | This is one of the most interesting studies I've seen in years. See a spectrum of rappers and analysis of the vocabulary in their lyrics


Data scientist Matt Daniels charted the vocabularies of hip-hop artists against Shakespeare and Herman Melville.

The Largest Vocabulary in Hip hop - a lot of work went into this one. "[Shakespeare] uses 28,829 words, suggesting he knew over 100,000 words and arguably had the largest vocabulary, ever. I decided to compare this data point against the most famous artists in hip hop. I used each artist’s first 35,000 lyrics." Whoa.

from The Huffington Post

The Hip-Hop Artists With The Largest Vocabulary, Revamped

from Laughing Squid

A Hip-Hop Periodic Table by Pop Chart Lab Featuring 223 Naturally Occurring, Never-Word-Slurring Artists

Pop Chart Lab has created a hip-hop periodic table in association with the Hip-Hop Festival in Atlanta. It features naturally occurring, never-word-slurring artists in all, from N(as…

from BuzzFeed

Strong Evidence That The Wu-Tang Clan's Vocabulary Is Larger Than Shakespeare's

Matt Daniels compared Shakespeare’s vocabulary across his works — estimated to be 28,829 words — to some of the most famous artists in hip-hop. One stunning chart is below; his complete analysis is here.

Common, Kanye West - They Say I'm 14 on the ReverbNation Hip Hop charts for Bristol, CT.

from The Huffington Post

Breaking Down The Hip-Hop Artists With The Largest (Or Not) Vocabulary