Rappers love speaking in the third person, according to this data

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Thursday 07 August 2014 15:00

A web developer has created a search engine that allows users to find their favourite rapper and see what their ten most used words are.

The results on Thotfinder show that a lot of the biggest names in hip hop like to say their own name:

While others favour slightly more abstract terms:

Dr Dre, meanwhile, just likes to use a disparaging term for women...

Thotfinder was created by Reddit user jeanpaulversace by pulling data from Rap Genius - using an artist's 20 most popular songs.

There are still a few kinks in the data - with the hook of songs skewing the lyrics - but the results make for good reading nevertheless.

H/T Brett Leppard and this Reddit thread.