Rapping Truth To Power. “The study’s authors concluded that ‘the overwhelming message in hip-hop wasn’t that the rappers disliked the idea of justice, but they disliked the way it was being implemented.'” This is part of why sites like Rap Genius are so important. Hat tip: Elise.

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  1. A friend recently mentioned to me that he couldn’t figure out why on earth Rap Genius raise *so* much funding. My theory is that Rap and Hip Hop are the just beginning. Rap Genius will evolve into Everything Genius, sorta the Quora for interpreting the meaning of everything (or at least everything expressive).

    Do you think that’s where it’s going?