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.
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.