Video: how rappers today, writers have become

In the first rapsong ever corresponded to each last word of a sentence with the last word of the next sentence. Nice and simple! Today, that is anything but this: rappers are true writers become rhyme’s handling of which Shakespeare nervous would have become. In this video you can see how clever their lyrics really are.

Kendrick Lamar © Reuters

Vox went for this movie a chat with Martin Connor, a writer and scholar who rhyme, rhythm, and beats of the greatest rappers ever study. From the very simple “The Breaks” by Kurtis Blow to Kendrick Lamars “Rigamortis”: this film about the evolution of the rap leaves you full of admiration behind.


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