From a Rap Lyric Database to a Transgressive Board Game

 - Aug 5, 2011
Kickstarter has grown dramatically in its popularity over the past couple of years and it is due to amazing projects like the rap lyric database by Tahir Hemphill. Whether it is a musical pair of gloves or pandemic theatre shows or even Kickstarter's own referential t-shirt, there is something here for everyone to admire.

The rap lyric database by Tahir Hemphill is certainly one of my favorites because of its complexity and scope, but there are so many good ones that I tend to like them all. Let this be the inspiration for your own Kickstarter project.

Implications - The popularity of crowd funding and micro payment platforms has exploded over the last couple of years. Websites like Kickstarter give artists a direct link to their patrons and brings about exciting projects. Companies should leverage Kickstarter as a promotional tool to attract a younger demographic.