Tahir Hemphill is building a database of rap lyrics layered with metadata and location. The Hip-Hop Word Count, he calls it.
From his Kickstarter proposal:
“The idea to build the Hip-Hop Word Count came out of having hundreds of heated and passionate discussions about rap music: Who was the best rapper of all Read More
Kickstarter sent the first crowd-funded film to the Sundance Film Festival this year with Matthew Lessner’s The Woods, about a group of anarchist 20-somethings who abandon civilization and move to the forest.
Kickstarter is primarily a way to raise money, but the platform has become a way to build an engaged audience even before creating Read More