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05/05/2014: Largest Vocabulary in Hip hop infographic

Possibly more than most lyricists, rap artists are known for squeezing a lot of words into their music. It stands to reason that designer and coder Matt Daniels, whose previous efforts include an etymology in hip hop project, would compile …

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Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Eminem

A notable quote from Eminem, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 126  in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The …

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

As a nine-year old, I received my first hip-hop cassette tape, “On the Rap Tip,” as holiday gift from my mother. (My second cassette was a bootleg of 2 Live Crew I stole from my older sister!). I was a …