Hip-Hop is the most profane genre of music followed by heavy metal, according to a new study by Musixmatch. The popular lyrics website analyzed lyrics from eight genres, including hip-hop, indie rock, metal, rock, electronic, folk, pop, and country.
The study concluded that Lil Wayne and Chief Keef are the most profane artists in mainstream music by analyzing frequency and quantity of swear words throughout their catalogs. Wayne has used 3,960 profane words in his 12 albums, with "nigga," "bitch," and "fuck" identified as the words he used most often. 2Pac came in second with 3,742 profane words, and Snoop Dogg in third with 3,535 words. Keef earned the top spot for the highest frequency of profanity, swearing once every 20 words. Dr. Dre and N.W.A. rounded out the list at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. Check out the breakdown below and take a closer look at the full study here.