Profanity Explorer

A comprehensive visualization of profanity in Rap!

Compare Rappers across Profanity types!

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% profane words

Disclaimer: While featured verses are attributed to the corresponding featured artist, sometimes they get attributed to the main artist erroneously. For example, there is a small percentage of "n-words" incorrectly attributed to Eminem.

Profanity timeline

How has profanity in Rap evolved over time?

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% profane words between 1987-2013

p.s - Hovering over the visualization while its in transition will mess it up. Refresh if that happens!