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Graphing H-Town Rap

Inspired by Rob Harvilla’s mathematical dissertation on Mims’s “This Is Why I’m Hot,” and the similar exercises in graphed hip-hop here, I decided to try my hand at graphing some H-Town rap classics. I hope you enjoy them.

"You Don't Know," Paul Wall, with Bun B

"The Game Belongs to Me," UGK

"Mind Playing Tricks on Me," Geto Boys

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"Trigga Happy Nigga," Geto Boys

If you want to play, you can make some rudimentary pie charts and bar graphs at this site.

Send them to Keith Plocek as a PDF, and we’ll post them on here. I will send the winner a prize. – John Nova Lomax

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