The biggest vocabularies in Hip Hop

Shakespeare utilised no fewer than 28,829 different words across his entire works. The brainy git. Intrigued, digital strategist Matt Daniels used token analysis to determine a selection of rappers’ vocabularies and ranked them based on his findings. 

Perhaps surprisingly, some artists vocal dexterity exceed the Bard’s legendary lexicon – and one rapper in particular, Aesop Rock, is impressively ahead of the competition. Read more about the project here.

Posted in Inspiration — over 8 years ago