Is the latest creation from Pop Chart Lab. It’s a taxonomic web of 636 rappers, and a hilarious deconstruction of hip-hop artist nomenclature.
Rap may be characterized by its beats, hooks, and lyrics, but it’s just as known for its ostentatious names. Pharoahe Monch. The Last Emperor. Lord Finesse. Sir Mix-a-Lot. They’re all rappers, sure, but they’re also self-appointed royalty - for whom no one questions the bloodline.
The infographic includes
The professors (Professor X, Professor Griff, Professor King Bean and Large Professor), the dictators (J. Stalin, Napoleon, Tragedy Kadafi, and Hilta) ….
The resulting graphic is a totally overwhelming, pseudo-logical masterpiece.