Rap Genius has been growing a lot of late, and is well recognised as a leading lyrics provider for rap music. Its growth and steps towards the mainstream have been in no small part down to its party trick – it allows users to annotate the lyrics with their meaning. In the verbose world of modern rap, where a strong sense of locality means allusions are even harder to follow, a site like Rap Genius has been both inclusive and globalising.
Now, however, they have taken an interesting new step. Posted up last night is the full text of the King James’ Bible ready for you to start annotating. A quick skim through shows some serious scholarly efforts and some… well, not so serious.
You should really take a look here.