A look at how Wheelchair Jimmy became Champagne Papi.
On Aug 13, 2015 by Ziwe Fumudoh
The celebrated novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner took it upon himself to translate Kendrick Lamar for a (lame) audience.
On Feb 10, 2015 by Miles Klee
1,2, 3 annotate.
On Feb 6, 2015 by Audra Schroeder
Genius's rebranding continues.
On Jan 12, 2015 by Audra Schroeder
The user comments on Rap Genius are often dubious in tone and content. It’s different when the public face of a company decides to annotate.
On May 26, 2014 by Audra Schroeder
Data scientists have charted the prevalence of drug mentions in hip-hop.
On May 18, 2014 by Kate Knibbs
The renegade lyrics site falls in line with the NMPA.
On May 6, 2014 by Kate Knibbs
The real issue is that Google is the only game in town.
On Dec 28, 2013 by L. Rhodes
Rap Genius' defense: All our competitors are worse.
On Dec 26, 2013 by Aaron Sankin
Detailing the abundance of mentions for social media sites over 23 years of rap tracks.
On Dec 4, 2013 by Chase Hoffberger
The National Music Publishers' Association will negotiate with Rap Genius before trying to sue it out of existence.
On Nov 18, 2013 by Kevin Collier
The days of hosting lyrics sites that don't pay up to record labels appear to be over. And other sites, like Rap Genius, are being swept up in the flood.
On Nov 11, 2013 by Kevin Collier