New Study Reveals Chris Brown, Kanye West, and Beyoncé’s Lyrics Are Below a Third Grade Reading Level

Posted: May 19, 2015 in Current Events, Pop Culture


A recent study by Seatsmart proves that the lyrics in hip-hop today really aren’t that advanced, and that some of today’s top artists songs don’t pass a third grade reading level. In fact, in the study, which was put together by Andrew Powell-Morse, he found the overall reading level in Billboard hits have declined since 2005, with hip-hop having the lowest lyrical intelligence out of the four major genres in music. Morse put together this study by examining lyrics of certain Billboard hits and plugging them into Readability Score, and then figured out the average reading level, and more. For the full story, click here

With that being said, maybe I can shamelessly plug a couple of my own videos here:




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