Posts tagged "Rap Genius"

Eminem Annotated Dozens of His Songs for Genius

Like Rick Rubin and A-Trak before him, Eminem has joined Genius to annotate dozens of his songs along with several other interesting tracks by additional artists. In his 40…
By: James Grebey / April 2, 2015

Rap Genius Gets Less Illegal, Licenses Universal Music’s Lyrics

The folks over at lyrics hub Rap Genius have made another step toward, ahem, doing it all legal. Co-founder Ilan Zechory announced his company's new…
By: Chris Martins / January 22, 2014

Rap Genius ‘Morons’ Return to Google’s Good Graces

Rap Genius is back on top. In an announcement over the weekend, the site said it had made peace with Google and returned to it…
By: Marc Hogan / January 6, 2014

Deeper Than Rap: Beyond Google’s Smackdown of Rap Genius

For spoiled modern tykes, Christmas-morning coal amounts to little more than an empty threat, but the naughty boys behind four-year-old hip-hop lyrics hub Rap Geniu…
By: Gary Suarez / December 30, 2013

Google Punishes Rap Genius for Using Search Hack

Rap Genius is bad at making friends. In November the National Music Publishers Association called the site "blatantly illegal" because they never actually obtained the…
By: Chris Martins / December 26, 2013

Rap Genius Pays Sony for Lyrics in Bid for Legitimacy

Earlier this week, popular song lyrics hub Rap Genius was named the number one offender on a list of 50 sites publishing artists' words without…
By: Chris Martins / November 14, 2013

Publisher’s Association Says Rap Genius Is ‘Blatantly Illegal’

The controversial, well-funded Rap Genius site is among 50 lyrics sites being hit with stern takedown notices from the National Music Publishers Association. The trade…
By: Chris Martins / November 12, 2013