Wu-Tang Clan has always been for the children, but at least one of its members is for the students, too. The Genius/GZA has teamed with Columbia University professor Christopher Emdin to create Science Genius BATTLES, a program that uses Hip-Hop to teach science in New York City schools.
It was recently announced that the good folks at Rap Genius are to receive a hefty investment of $15 million from California-based Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz. For the unfamiliar, Rap Genius is an online community for Hip-Hop fans on which crowd-sourcing provides lyrics of rap songs and annotated explanations to clarify their meanings.
Ed: The guys of Rap Genius are back once again to deliver the goods on what made our ears perk up this week. This is the third installment of the Rap Genius’ Lyrics Of The Week presented by Hip-Hop Wired. Take it away, guys. This week in hip-hop saw the long-awaited return of a few major […]
Ed: We are perfectly aware of the fact that this is the second one of the week, let us cook. Take it away, Rap Geniuses. This week saw some big news in the hip-hop world. Action Bronson (a.k.a. the New York Times‘ favorite rapper) found a record deal via Left Brain of Odd Future, thus causing […]
Ed: Hip-Hop Wired has always been a champion of lyrics and those who say them best. So what better way to pay homage to the slickest bars of the week than to link up with the guys who do it best over at RapGenius? Every week, the homies over at the website will takeover Hip-Hop Wired […]