Don't Call It a Comeback: Rap Genius Raises $40 Million and Drops the 'Rap'


Rap Genius, the annotation site that started with lyrics and has since broadened to include news and poetry, has raised a $40 million round of funding, according to a report

The investment was reported in a Business Insider feature on the company's trials and tribulations, which have included running afoul of Google and letting go of one of its cofounders in less than six months.

The round was led by Dan Gilbert, who also received some good news on Friday when LeBron James announced he would return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, which Gilbert owns. Read more...

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