In honor of the SAT getting rid of analogies, I present my own set of analogies. I was inspired to put together this little exercise after hearing on Radiolab how hip hop was being threatened by electronic dance music. Which totally makes sense—have you seen that video by Iggy Azalea’s homage to the movie Clueless?

So I started thinking about threatening relationships and here I go:

A:B::C:D in other words “A is to B like C is to D.”

The general premise (A is to B) is Peter Rosenberg’s view that that electronic dance music threatens hip hop.

electronic dance music : hip hop ::

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