GWJ Antiracism Book Discussion - Book 1 How to Be an Antiracist

With metal, I wonder if they’re counting all of the different languages that metal is sung in? With hip-hop, it makes perfect sense. It’s probably the only popular art form where newly created words are introduced to the world on a regular basis.

I think this has been on topic.

Slightly off: The oft used “Word!” and “Word up!”, which have made their way into mainstream worldwide usage, originated from hearing a reggae lyric incorrectly. The original word was “murder” pronounced mur-dah. Mur-dah became word up which shortened to word!