DeepBeat is a rapping AI that probably won't win any battles
If you’re concerned about robots coming to replace you at your job, maybe it’s time to consider a career change: it looks like rappers are safe for now.
In a new paper out this week — excellently titled “DopeLearning: A Computational Approach to Rap Lyrics Generation” — Finnish researchers describe a system — excellently titled “DeepBeat” — that mines a database of rap lyrics, then remixes them into a new song.
The paper starts by explaining that “rap lyrics require both creativity, to construct a meaningful and an interesting story, and lyrical skills, to produce complex rhyme patterns, which are the cornerstone of a good flow,” but maybe the program isn’t quite there yet. DeepBeat snaps together stanzas of great rap but doesn’t seem…
Source:: The Verge