Quantifying rappers’ rhyming skills

“Women lie, men lie, numbers don’t” – Jay-Z

Last Monday night, I posted to my personal blog a small study where I analyse the lyrics of Finnish hip-hop artists. By Tuesday night, the post had attracted over 32,000 page views, several online newspapers had reported about it, and I had given an interview to a national radio station. In this post, I will give a brief summary of what all the fuss was about. Continue reading