Rap Map: Mapping Lyrical Content

Rap Map: Mapping Lyrical Content

The project from Rap Genius chronicles who said what about where in the often hyper-local world of hip-hop.

Shaun Savage
  • 23 august 2010

The Rap Map is a Google Map powered website brought to us by the people behind the Rap Genius Blog. It’s premise is to analyse the lyrics of hip-hop and then map notable places and locations contained therein. The project is in it’s nascent stages and as a result many notable cities with proud heritage within the genre such as Baltimore and Washington (at the time of writing) are not represented.

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