Hip-Hop Word Count
The Hip-Hop Word Count (HHWC) is a searchable ethnographic database built from the lyrics of over 40,000 Hip-Hop songs from 1979 to present day. The database is the heart of an online analysis tool that generates textual and quantified reports on searched phrases, syntax, memes and socio-political ideas.
Research: Education, Open Culture, Urban Research
Project Type: Activism, Data Visualization, Generative Art, Open Source, Software, Web
Tags: Data Visualization, Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop Word Count, Rap, Rap Lyrics, staple crops, Word Count