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Get this project as a poster on Pop Chart Lab! I included mixtapes if the artist was just short of the 35, words. As a benchmark, I included data points for Shakespeare and Herman Melville, using the same approach 35, words across several plays for Shakespeare, first 35, of Moby Dick.
Each word is counted once, so pimps, pimp, pimping, and pimpin are four unique words. To avoid issues with apostrophes e. Hip hop is full of slang that is hard to transcribe e. The Reddit hip hop community was in uproar, claiming Aesop would absolutely be 1.
Sure enough, Aesop Rock is well-above every artist in my dataset and I was obliged to add him to the chart. In fact, his datapoint is so far to the right that he should be off the chart I'm lazy and didn't adjust the scale.
Here's a breakdown of the number and percent of words used by each member. To understand each rapper's vocabulary of unique words in Wu-Tang's first five albums, I chose a 3, word threshold so that each person was on an equal footing.
Of the three, Kool Keith has the most diverse vocabulary. For a taste of his work, check out his album with the largest vocab: Jamaican-born rapper Canibus and southern-based group CunninLyguists. Take a look at the regional break-out below: The south has the lowest average 4, and the east-coast the highest 4, In fact, only 4 of the 17 southern-based artists in the dataset are above average.
My guess is that this is a function of crunk music's call-and-response style, resulting in more repetition of words.
While Lil Wayne has never been celebrated for the complexity of his word choices, I expected 2pac, Snoop, and Kanye to be well above average. It's also worth noting that Drake, one of the most popular artists of late, is 83 on this list. But this shouldn't undermine an artist whose raw energy and honesty were the most memorable qualities of his music.
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