Fig. 12. Biggie: A closer look at “Who Shot Ya” (solid line) through the lens of average dip length

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. 12. Biggie: A closer look at “Who Shot Ya” (solid line) through the lens of average dip
    length. Biggie is represented by the dotted line; New York City-based rappers by dashed
    line. Range of dip length from .2 to 1.8 syllables. Length from the center signifes the
    number of syllabic events within the dip > 0.