A short guide to collecting and cleaning lyrics’ data from Genius.com and to creating Wordclouds for exploratory data analysis and comparison.

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INTRODUCTION

Have you ever wondered how your favourite artists’ lyrical content differs? Do all of them focus on romance? Maybe one of them has a nihilistic point of view and encourages you to live life to the fullest without worrying too much about the moral ambiguity of the world around you? Perhaps that artist you never truly cared for brings up political notions once too many times?

This guide will provide you with the tools in Python and corresponding explanations…

Vinayak Arora

I make a mean curry, try (really hard) to solve problems and am a heavy metal enthusiast. Learning to be a data analyst @University of Bonn, Germany.

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