If your school offered Spanish, French and Chinese as language options you may have noticed that because of the difficulty, Chinese class sizes were dwarfed by the others. Now, let’s just say your school offered Spanish, French, Chinese and Rap as languages, well, students would be begging to take Chinese. As guys, we don’t enjoy acknowledging when we don’t know something. It’s why the whole “men never ask for directions” thing started (also cause we don’t need them). But, when it comes to rap music we need to put our collective machismo behind and admit we don’t know what the hell they’re talking about half the time. In Understand Rap, William Buckholz breaks down lyrics from popular rap songs so you and your grandma – cause the complicated language is what’s most likely been holding her back from enjoying hip-hop – can know what they’re spittin’.