Fig. 17. 1979-82 (e.g. Sugar Hill Gang, Melle Mel). Number of syllables per line, and percentages of each, during this period.

From Rhymes in the Flow: How Rappers Flip the Beat by Macklin Smith and Aurko Joshi

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  • American Studies
  • Literary Studies:Poetry and Poetry Criticism
  • Music:Popular Music
  • African American Studies
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  • Fig. 17. 1979–1982 (e.g. Te Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel). Number of syllables per line, and
    percentages of each, during this period.