Rap Genius

Growth Strategies

Rap Genius Raises $40 Million and Changes Name to 'Genius.' But That's Not the Whole Story.

An inside look at how the annotation startup is looking to rebrand after a string of controversial events that culminated in the firing of one of its co-founders.

Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

Entrepreneur.com partnered with Social Media Week to come up with a list of startups that have potential for a breakout year.

Lyrics Site Rap Genius Returns to Google Search

The site explains how it practiced bad SEO and then fixed its issues and returned to Google.

Why the Rap Genius Story Is Really About Google

Online marketing expert Ian Lurie explains how Google going after the lyrics-annotation website may not be fair.

The Stupid Way Rap Genius Got Burned by Google

Traffic to the lyrics site is down enormously after Google banned it for trying to game the search system.