Big news coming from Genius this week. The knowledge project announced that advertising and music industry titan Steve Stoute is now a member of the company’s board of directors, joining Tom Lehman, Ilan Zechory—who are the founders—and Ben Horowitz of Andreesen Horowitz, and Dan Gilbert, owner of Quicken Loans and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Stoute’s first big artist, Nas was one of the first to invest in the company, back when it was called Rap Genius. Those two have an incredible history. Let’s break it down.

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