A Kid Has Built a Rapping AI Based on an Analysis of Kanye West

Robbie Barrat is not your typical West Virginian teenager. While other kids were hanging out at the mall, Robbie built an artificial intelligence that can write its own rap lyrics. The analytical fuel for all this was the work of Kanye West. It’s a digital Weezy, sort of.

By examining the patterns of Kanye’s raps, Robbie was able to get his AI to do stuff like this.

Not bad. Does this mean we can now dispense with the real Kanye? (Via AV Club)

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