AI Kanye West
Francesca Altamura, New York, Mar 20th 2017
Cybernetic relationships have changed. We now prioritize the intelligent, autonomous, and communicative object over the human actor who is increasingly relinquishing their agency with the invention of every device. Even the intuitive art of rapping can be outsourced to a machine, courtesy of 17-year old genius, Robbie Barrat. While it may not be anywhere near a punch-line king, this AI bot has machine-learned from over 6,000 Kanye West lyrics, and can now freestyle its own original verses.