From Business Insider:
"William Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language.
But a new graph by data scientist Matt Daniels shows that some of today's most popular hip-hop artists can go word for word with the playwright and poet.
On his website, Daniels points out how Shakespeare used 28,829 words throughout his canon, which suggests "he knew over 100,000 words and arguably had the largest vocabulary, ever."
Daniels graphed the vocabularies of artists like Kanye West, Drake, and LL Cool J to see where they ranked in relation to Shakespeare. To keep the graph fair to both new and old artists, Daniels used only the first 35,000 lyrics of the artists."
"Here are some takeaways from the graph:
If you wanted to find out more or play around with Daniels' interactive graph, you can do so here."