Dr. Johnson Is Now Explaining Shakespeare on Rap Genius

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What the headline says. The greatest literary critic in Western history, Samuel Johnson, just got a Verified Artist account on Rap Genius. Already he is going wild explaining the Shakespearean canon, exactly as he did in the eighteenth century.

His jowls are quivering in excitement.

Needless to say, he has been granted the highest level of authority on the site. You can find updates on his latest, Godlike explanations here.

Will James Boswell ever get verified, so as to be able to explain Johnson? Stay tuned.

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  1. [...] 18th century writer Samuel Johnson has also joined Rap Genius from beyond the grave, his writings explaining William Shakespeare‘s [...]

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