The Story of Maths – The Rap Summary

If you like the Symphony of Science, then you might like this.

Thanks to Jonathan Swift for this, go check it out on Youtube.

I was recently blown away by the BBC’s documentary ‘The Story Of Maths’, and I felt it was ripe for a rap.

I’ve had a go hacking it up in Imovie, and have used the seminal Mos Def track ‘Mathematics’ as the backing.

I reckon I can make a fairly strong case that the use of both of these constitutes ‘Fair Use’ – The BBC footage under the ‘education’ clause, and the Mos Def track under the ‘parody’ clause.

In any case, I very much hope you enjoy it, and be sure to check out the original doco on this Brazilian person’s channel:



About Pak Liam

Living, teaching and traveling in Asia.
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