The Rap Map is responsible for "Mapping the Gangsta Terrain of the Planet," -- a difficult task involving listening to numerous songs, watching many movies and doing lots of research. This map has to be the most culturally informative I have ever seen.
The Rap Map can simply be a fun way to lose a couple of hours, taking you from one rapper's childhood home to another rapper's regular stores.
Implications - The crazy thing about the Rap Man is how seeing how many rappers come from a certain area, which explains their rap style, slang and influences. It also hammers home the importance of a strong local rap community in the development of a rapper. And it makes it even MORE impressive when a rapper is able to rise to the top without a strong local community.
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Trending: Older & Chilly
Research: 831 clicks in 301 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Rap Map
Related: 73 examples / 56 photos
Segment: Males, 18-55
Comparison Set: 27 similar articles, including: musical maps, internet media maps, and lyrical search engines.
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