• Hip hop x Science

    We're passionate about using research to inform the way we design, build and evaluate our work. The mission to deliver creative skills for young people is a big one. To give us the best chance of success, we're working with educators, AI specialists, neuroscientists, linguists and young people . Below is some of the research that has inspired us.

    Literacy and language learning

    Work we've used to consider the foundations of issues such as language development, phonological awareness and vocabulary acquisition. More

    Digital health and well-being

    This is the core of our purpose. To use hip hop as a platform to improve well-being. We're lucky that some of the world's leading researchers in the field are partners we're proud to work alongside. More.

    Computational linguistics

    Papers and articles that have helped us think about analysing hip hop lyrics and classifying rhymes computationally. More

    Language and music

    Research around music and memory, Mondegreens and more.

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    Terms & Conditions
    Terms & Conditions
    Thanks for visiting LYRICAL KOMBAT. We’ll do all we can to ensure you have an enjoyable experience. When we refer to "LYRICAL KOMBAT" in these Terms, we mean LYRICAL KOMBAT LIMITED, the www.lyricalkomb.at site, and/or any LYRICAL KOMBAT application(s) that you access, according to the context.
    Here’s what you need to know...
    1. Introduction
    2. Our trading details
    3. Use of the Website
    4. Offers and Promotions
    5. General
    1. Introduction
    These terms and conditions (the "Terms") set out your rights and obligations, and those of LYRICAL KOMBAT ("we" or "us"), in relation to this website, www.lyricalkomb.at (the "Website"), any LYRICAL KOMBAT application(s) that you access (the "App") and any products, services and material of any kind available through the Site, the App or us (the "Services").
    We are a company registered in England and Wales under registration number 10203727 under the name LYRICAL KOMBAT LIMITED; the address of our registered office is 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX. When we refer to "LYRICAL KOMBAT" in these Terms, we mean us, the Site, the App and/or the Services, according to the context.
    By registering with LYRICAL KOMBAT, you accept that you are entering into a contract with us under these Terms. People who register with LYRICAL KOMBAT establish an "Account", and become "Users". Visitors to LYRICAL KOMBAT who do not register with LYRICAL KOMBAT, but who nevertheless use the Site or download the App, affirm that they are bound by these Terms each time they access LYRICAL KOMBAT.
    You must be at least 13 years of age to use this website or the app.
    If you do not agree to these Terms, you must not use this Website or the App.
    You should be aware that these Terms may change from time to time
    You will be able to access most areas of LYRICAL KOMBAT without registering your details with us.
    2. Trading details
    Whenever you buy a product through this Website or the App, you will be contracting with LYRICAL KOMBAT, a limited liability company incorporated in England and Wales under company number 11263442.
    Registered office: 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX.  
    Email address: hello@lyricalkombat.com
    3. Use of the Website 
    3.1 Content Rules
    You are responsible for the content you create and should not create anything that includes any content or material which:
    *infringes anyone's copyright: 
    *infringes any other rights, such as a trade mark, of any person or entity or a duty owed to any person or entity, such as a duty of confidentiality
    *contravenes any applicable law (including, without limitation, any criminal law) or regulation
    *is false, inaccurate, misleading, offensive, abusive, threatening or defamatory, or that might cause needless annoyance, inconvenience or distress to any person
    misrepresents identity or impersonates any person
    *includes any material containing personally identifying information about another person, such as their address, phone number, or email address, except with the written approval of that person
    *contains material which is pornographic, obscene, indecent or offensive, which promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age, or that may incite hatred or violence against any person or group
    may harass, upset, embarrass or alarm any person
    *advocates, promotes or assists any unlawful act
    The above are our Content Rules..
    3.2 Circumstances Beyond Our Control
    Neither we, nor any delivery service that we use, shall be liable for any failure to perform Services where such failure or delay results from any circumstances outside our reasonable control; these circumstances include but are not limited to adverse weather conditions (such as snow, flood and extreme winds), fire, explosion, accident, traffic congestion, obstruction of any private or public highway, riot, terrorism, act of God, or industrial dispute or strike.
    3.3 Abuse of service
    You agree not to use LYRICAL KOMBAT directly or indirectly for any unlawful purpose, or to cause distress or offence to any person. You also agree not to upload, email to us or print any material which might infringe our Content Rules 
    3.4 Intellectual Property
    All text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, page layouts, design and other material that appears on the Website or App is protected by LYRICAL KOMBAT’s or third party copyrights, trade marks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. "LYRICAL KOMBAT" is our trademark, and you agree not to display or use it in any manner without our prior written consent.
    You may use and access LYRICAL KOMBAT to the extent required for the use of the Services in accordance with these Terms, and for the purpose that we make them available. You are not allowed to remove any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property notices contained in material taken from LYRICAL KOMBAT.
    You are not allowed to use LYRICAL KOMBAT (or to copy or use any material found on LYRICAL KOMBAT) for any commercial purpose other than purpose for which rights of usage have been granted.
    No-one may use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access LYRICAL KOMBAT for any purpose without our prior express written permission.
    3.5 Website content and service access
    We will always try to ensure that LYRICAL KOMBAT is available 24 hours a day. However, we will not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time, or for any period.
    3.6 Links
    Occasionally, we may provide links to other websites or resources for your convenience. We do not endorse the contents of those websites and are not responsible for their availability or service. We will not be liable in any way for any loss or damage which you may suffer by using those websites. If you decide to access linked third party websites you do so at your own risk.
    3.7 Liability
    We use reasonable care and skill to provide LYRICAL KOMBAT in accordance with our specifications for LYRICAL KOMBAT but:
    the Services are provided "as is"
    *we cannot and do not guarantee that LYRICAL KOMBAT or the Services will meet your requirements
    *We shall have no obligation, duty or liability whatsoever in contract, tort (including negligence, breach of statutory duty and any other tort) or otherwise, save as expressly provided in these Terms.
    *Nothing in these Terms excludes or restricts our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence, nor our contractual obligations in respect of products we agree to supply.
    We, our agents, directors, officers, shareholders, employees and subcontractors will not be liable to you or anyone else, whether in contract, tort (including negligence, breach of statutory duty or other tort) or otherwise:
    *for any loss of revenue, data, business, anticipated savings, profits, opportunity, goodwill or reputation, or for any business interruption
    *any loss or corruption of data
    *any loss or damage which does not directly result from (or which exceeds that which was caused as a direct result of) our breach of this Agreement, howsoever caused or arising
    *Except as expressly stated elsewhere in these Terms, all representations, warranties, 
    conditions and other terms, whether express or implied (by common law, statute, 
    collaterally or otherwise) are hereby excluded, except in the case of fraud, or where such exclusion is not permitted by law.
    *We will not be liable for any failure to perform our obligations under these Terms caused by matters beyond our reasonable control.
    *You agree to indemnify us fully, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of any breach of the Terms by you, your use of the Website or App, or anything done while your Account is logged into the Website or App.
    The provisions of this section shall survive the termination or expiry of these Terms.
    3.8 Suspension
    We reserve the right at any time and without notice (a) to suspend or terminate your ability to access LYRICAL KOMBAT, (b) to suspend or terminate your use of all or part of the Services and/or any then-current orders for products, and/or (c) to take technical and legal steps to stop you from using LYRICAL KOMBAT if you appear to us to be in breach of any provision of these Terms. Should we do so, you acknowledge that we shall not incur any liability to you or to any other person.
    In addition, we are entitled to suspend provision of all or part of the Services at any time if we are obliged or advised to comply with an order, instruction or request of any limb of government, or any regulator, court or other competent authority.
    3.9 Contact from third parties
    If anyone contacts us in relation to your or your Account's use of LYRICAL KOMBAT or a transaction associated with you or your Account, then you agree:
    *to provide all reasonable information and assistance we may require in connection with responding to that contact
    *to respond promptly and accurately to it, should we pass the message to you for a response
    4. Offers and Promotions
    The offers and promotions which we make available on our Website or through our App are governed by terms and conditions which will be accessible to you at the time here.
    5. General
    These Terms are intended to contain your entire agreement with us relating to the Services, the Website and the App.
    If any of these Terms is found to be invalid this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions which shall remain fully enforceable. Our failure to act with respect to a breach of these Terms by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.
    Only you and LYRICAL KOMBAT shall be entitled to enforce these Terms. No third party shall be entitled to enforce any of these Terms whether by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise.
    We reserve the right to change these Terms from time to time, and post the new version on LYRICAL KOMBAT. The new version of these Terms will take effect:
    *commencing 28 days after the date of posting (or such later date as we indicate in the 
    relevant posting), if any of the changes is to an operative provision of these Terms which is capable of adversely affecting you
    *immediately upon the date of posting (or such later date as we indicate in the relevant posting), if the changes are not reasonably capable of adversely affecting you - 
    examples of which would include, without limitation, (i) changing the name of, and/or the web-address that you use to access, LYRICAL KOMBAT, and (ii) the refinement of 
    provisions that are already included or referred to in these Terms
    In either case, if you do not wish to be governed by the new version of these Terms, you must cease to use the Services and LYRICAL KOMBAT. For the avoidance of doubt, we will not have any liability to you in that event.
    These Terms, the Services and each order and purchase of a product shall be governed by English law.
    You and we each submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in relation to disputes arising in connection with these Terms, the Services and any order for or purchase of a product.
    We don't separately file the Terms entered into by Users when they use our site. Please make a durable copy of these Terms by printing and/or saving a downloaded copy on your own computer. They are offered in English only.
    These Terms, together with the LYRICAL KOMBAT Ts & Cs, are intended to contain your entire agreement with us relating to the subject-matter of these Terms. 
    If any of these Terms is found to be invalid this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions which shall remain fully enforceable. Our failure to act with respect to a breach of these Terms by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. 
    We reserve the right to change these Terms from time to time, and post the new version on the Website. The new version of these Terms will take effect on a date that we will specify at the time. 
    You and we each submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in relation to disputes arising in connection with these Terms, LYRICAL KOMBAT Rewards or any of the subject-matter of these Terms. 
    These Terms take effect on 28th of February, 2019
    Privacy Policy
    Privacy policy
    This privacy policy sets out how LYRICAL KOMBAT LIMITED (“LYRICAL KOMBAT”) uses and protects any information that you give LYRICAL KOMBAT when you use this website. LYRICAL KOMBAT is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
    LYRICAL KOMBAT may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.
    What we collect
    We may collect the following information:
    contact information including email address
    demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
    other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
    What we do with the information we gather
    We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
    Internal record keeping
    We may use the information to improve our products and services.
    We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
    From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests. We do not pass your details to third parties.
    We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
    How we use cookies
    A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
    We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
    Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
    Links to other websites
    Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
    Controlling your personal information
    We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties but this will be on an individual basis and you will not receive mass mailouts from LYRICAL KOMBAT. We may email you to recommend an event-related service or idea, but it would be specific to you and your situation.
    You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to.
    If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us – hello[at]lyricalkombat We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.