Algorithm That Counts Rap Rhymes and Scouts Mad Lines

Incredible analytics on hiphop and can tell why I love true rappers and measure the way they can outperform other famous but ridiculous rappers that are all images and no substance. I read the article and it goes in depth to what a complex rhyme is about. Multi-sylabic rhymes are not the most easy thing to imagine, but having this open source, you could get some kind of mathematical rating, and measure you favorite songs.

Mining for Meaning

“Men lie, women lie, numbers don’t” – Jay Z

Among the many things rappers like to boast about, some are relatively easy to quantify, like money, whereas rhyming skills are something that have been very difficult to measure – up till now. In this post, I’ll present Raplyzer, a computer program which automatically detects rhymes from rap lyrics and which is used to rank popular rappers based on their average Rhyme factor. I’ll also present another program called BattleBot, which is a search engine for rhyming rap lines based on the algorithm used in Raplyzer.

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