Everyone hears something different when they listen to Young Thug, and while he’s often dismissed as a ‘mumble rapper,’ there is meaning behind his slurred speech and flow. Genius spoke with Darin Flynn, Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics at University of Calgary about what makes Young Thug’s lyrical delivery so unique.

Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/a-linguist-breaks-down-the-emotion-behind-young-thug-s-vocal-style
Read all of Young Thug’s lyrics on Genius: https://genius.com/artists/Young-thug

Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz
Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius
Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius
Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom
http://genius.com

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!