Ben Horowitz And The Founders Explain Why A16Z Put $15M Into Rap Genius: “Knowledge About Knowledge”

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http://techcrunch.com – Ben Horowitz loves hip-hop, but in an interview with TechCrunch he outlined a deeper vision behind his firm’s $15M investment into Rap Genius. “Knowledge about knowledge over time becomes as important as the knowledge itself”, said Horowitz about the value of the site explaining lyrics, religion and more. Watch Rap Genius’ founders tell me their roadmap for bringing understanding across the web. “Our model is actually the Talmud”, said Horowitz. He believes Rap Genius could expand to make any important text that’s too dense or confusing into som (IT news)