A Spoken Word Song About Loving and Hating League of Legends

By Evan Narcisse on at

Riot Games knows that the community of players that's built up around League of Legends can engage in some jerky behaviour. They're trying to fix that. If you want to know what's bothering folks, the collective frustrations of many LoL enthusiasts can be heard in one man's voice. He's rapping. Kind of.

Jesse Chisolm's the guy dropping bars about one of the world's most popular video games and his four-minute composition does a great job of sketching out the arc of how a nascent, happy-go-lucky player constituency went from building each other up to taking each other down. The bigger a phenomenon like LoL gets, the harder it is to keep it pleasant for everyone.