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RapGenius.com Could Be the Future For Explaining Rap Lyrics -- And Just About Everything Else -- Online
Over the last 10 years, websites that rely on crowdsourcing have become some of the most effective information-based products of the Internet revolution. But one unlikely site with roots in New Haven, RapGenius.com, may be altering the future of crowdsourced sites. With an infusion of $15 million of Silicon Valley investment cash earlier this year, RapGenius is likely to get a lot more attention — good and bad — fast. They even hope to get President Obama on board.
By Chris Burns
December 5, 2012