‘Grillz’ Art Installation Uses Algorithmic Data to Visualize Hip-Hop Lyrics

‘Grillz’ Art Installation Uses Algorithmic Data to Visualize Hip-Hop Lyrics

Artist creates grills representing the music genre's lyrical patterns

Marnie Kunz
  • 15 october 2014

Artist Roopa Vasudevan brings hip-hop lyrics to life with her 3D-printed “Grillz” art installation. The project gives physical shape to hip-hop lyrics using an algorithm that analyzes certain keywords to produce geometric shapes for hip-hop anthems such as “Make It Rain,” “Been Around the World,” and “Juicy.”

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