Is Rap intelligent music? Or does it matter?

I'm a musician, having playing drums for 11 years, and guitar for 3. I am experiencing difficulty advancing in guitar. A rap song came on and it made me think, "Should I just give up, get a rhyming dictionary, talk about bitches and hoes and the hood, and just make music on the computer." Can... show more I'm a musician, having playing drums for 11 years, and guitar for 3. I am experiencing difficulty advancing in guitar. A rap song came on and it made me think, "Should I just give up, get a rhyming dictionary, talk about bitches and hoes and the hood, and just make music on the computer."

Can anybody honestly say that rap is intelligent music?
Do any intelligent people listen to rap seriously?
What is the relationship between intelligence and rap music?
What is the most intelligent genre of music?
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