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Genius Looks To Become Music’s “Number One Brand” After Securing $15 Million Funding

In late 2009, Yale undergraduates Tom Lehman, Ilan Zechory and Mahbod Moghadam were listening to a Cam’Ron song when deciphering the Diplomatic deity’s lyrics delivered…

Rap Genius Co-Founder Resigns After Comments About Alleged Santa Barbara Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto

Rap Genius co-founder Mahbod Moghadam is leaving the site after making inappropriate comments about the Santa Barbara suspect’s manifesto. The alleged shooter, Elliot…

Rap Genius Will Come Up In Google Searches Again Now

Rap Genius found out the hard way : Don’t f%$k with Google. The beloved website, dedicated to annotating and explaining rap lyrics, was blacklisted from Google’s search…

Google Punishes Rap Genius For SEO Violations

Popular lyrics website, Rap Genius, has been hit with the punish baton by Google as the search engine site discovered dubious SEO tricks in the sites name. The…

NMPA Issues Take-Down Notice To 50 Lyrics Sites

Google any song lyric and chances are RapGenius will be at the top of the crop. But now the self-funded lyrics site, which snagged a $15 million investment deal last…

VIBE & Rock Genius Present: 5 Most Emo Lyrics From ‘Kiss Land’ LP

To say that Abel Tesfaye has matured into Kiss LandThe Weeknd‘s new album—is not quite right. At the same time, he has learned much and matured personally and…

VIBE & RapGenius Present: 10 Most Ridiculous Lyrics On 2 Chainz’s ‘B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time’ LP

After scoring a spot on some of the best features of the last 365—”Fuckin’ Problems,” “All Me,” “Mercy,” and “Bandz a Make Her Dance”—2 Chainz finally returns with a…

VIBE x Rap Genius Present: Meek Mill’s 10 Hottest Lines From ‘Dreams And Nightmares’

The debut album by the Maybach Music Group “lieutenant,” Dreams and Nightmares, is a hardcore, headstrong look into the split between hood dreams and harsh realities…

Rap Genius x Vibe Present: Lupe Fiasco’s Top 10 Lines from ‘Food & Liquor II’

Lupe Fiasco’s highly-anticipated fourth studio album, Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1, drops today. The merits of this project will be greatly…