Never Change 2.1: Jay’s Bars


The infographic above is part of a study, Never Change 2.1. Never Change 2.1 is an analysis of Jay-Z’s lyrics to see if you take the man out of the hood, can you take the hood out of the man? Using the singles from Jay-Z’s albums, four themes were counted (drugs, guns, crime and the law) to analyze the lyrical changes as the  MC from Marcy went from drug dealer to music mogul.

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