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50 Graphical Breakdowns Of Our Favorite Rap Songs

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While looking at some of Elisabeth Fosslien's rap lyrics in chart form last night, it occurred to me rap music lends itself perfectly to graphical representation. Charting rap lyrics is nothing new; Rob Harvilla broke down the then-number-one song "This Is Why I'm Hot" with graphs way back in 2007. But there have been several other tracks worthy of the finest in Venn diagrams and bar graphs in the five years since then. How else would we know exactly how good it feels to be a gangsta without precise plotting on x and y axes?

After the jump we've got several graphical representations of rap songs* along with the answer for the harder-to-guess ones. Special thanks to Jamphat and Freakonomics for the assist.

We know one O.G. who would be all over this guessing game if he could read:

* Disclaimer: some of these may arguably not be rap songs. Feel free to defame my mother about it in the comments.

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Snoop Dogg feat. Nate Dogg, Kurupt, and Warren G - Ain't No Fun (If The Homies Can't Have None) [via]

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T-Pain - Apple Bottom Jeans [via]

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M.I.A. - Paper Planes [via]

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Amerie - 1 Thing [via]

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Eminem - Love and Hate [via]

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