There Are Three Types of Gun Songs

The top song mentioning a gun-related term for each year based on stream counts from May — August 2016. Songs colored by genre cluster. Graphic: Diego Garcia-Olano. Data Source: Spotify, Genius

The three types of gun songs

The categorization of the top gun-related songs into three groups, each with the top terms that drove the clustering. Graphic: Diego Garcia-Olano. Data Source: Spotify, Genius.

Are we making more violent songs today?

The distribution of each song group by decade. Topic 1: Violent songs, Topic 2: Guns as metaphors, Topic 3: Guns in History and Politics. Graphic: Diego Garcia-Olano. Data Source: Spotify, Genius

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