Wikipedia:WikiProject Hip hop/Assessment

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Welcome to the assessment department of the Hip hop WikiProject! This department focuses on assessing the quality of Wikipedia's hip hop related articles. While much of the work is done in conjunction with the WP:1.0 program, the article ratings are also used within the project itself to aid in recognizing excellent contributions and identifying topics in need of further work.

The ratings are done in a distributed fashion through parameters in the {{WikiProject Hip hop}} project banner; this causes the articles to be placed in the appropriate subcategories of Category:Hip hop articles by quality and Category:Hip hop articles by importance, which serves as the foundation for an automatically generated worklist.

Articles by Quality[edit]

Featured article FA A-Class article A  GA B-Class article B C-Class article C Start-Class article Start Stub-Class article Stub Featured list FL  List Wikipedia Book Book Category page Category Disambiguation page Disambig  Draft  File  Portal  Project  Template  NA  ??? Total
WikiProject Hip hop  articles by quality     Refresh

Frequently asked questions[edit]

How can I get my article rated? 
Please list it in the section for assessment requests below.
Who can assess articles? 
Any member of the Hip hop WikiProject is free to add or change the rating of an article.
Why didn't the reviewer leave any comments? 
Unfortunately, due to the volume of articles that need to be assessed, we are unable to leave detailed comments in most cases. If you have particular questions, you might ask the person who assessed the article; they will usually be happy to provide you with their reasoning.
What if I don't agree with a rating? 
You can list it in the section for assessment requests below, and someone will take a look at it. Alternately, you can ask any member of the project to rate the article again.
Aren't the ratings subjective? 
Yes, they are, but it's the best system we've been able to devise; if you have a better idea, please don't hesitate to let us know!

If you have any other questions not listed here, please feel free to ask them on the discussion page for this department.


Quality assessments[edit]

An article's quality assessment is generated from the class parameter in the {{WikiProject Hip hop}} project banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject Hip hop|class=???}}

The following values may be used for the class parameter to describe the quality of the article (see Wikipedia:Quality scale for assessment criteria):

FA (for featured articles only; adds articles to Category:FA-Class Hip hop articles) Featured article FA 
A (adds articles to Category:A-Class Hip hop articles) A-Class article A 
GA (for good articles only; adds articles to Category:GA-Class Hip hop articles)  GA 
B (adds articles to Category:B-Class Hip hop articles) B-Class article B 
C (adds articles to Category:C-Class Hip hop articles) C-Class article C 
Start (adds articles to Category:Start-Class Hip hop articles) Start-Class article Start 
Stub (adds articles to Category:Stub-Class Hip hop articles) Stub-Class article Stub 
FL (for featured lists only; adds articles to Category:FL-Class Hip hop articles) Featured list FL 
List (adds articles to Category:List-Class Hip hop articles)  List 

For pages that are not articles, the following values can also be used for the class parameter:

Book (for Wikipedia books; adds pages to Category:Book-Class Hip hop articles) Wikipedia Book Book 
Category (for categories; adds pages to Category:Category-Class Hip hop articles) Category page Category 
Disambig (for disambiguation pages; adds pages to Category:Disambig-Class Hip hop articles) Disambiguation page Disambig 
Draft (for drafts; adds pages to Category:Draft-Class Hip hop articles)  Draft 
File (for files and timed text; adds pages to Category:File-Class Hip hop articles)  File 
Portal (for portal pages; adds pages to Category:Portal-Class Hip hop articles)  Portal 
Project (for project pages; adds pages to Category:Project-Class Hip hop articles)  Project 
Template (for templates and modules; adds pages to Category:Template-Class Hip hop articles)  Template 
NA (for any other pages where assessment is unnecessary; adds pages to Category:NA-Class Hip hop articles)  NA 
??? (articles for which a valid class has not yet been provided are listed in Category:Unassessed Hip hop articles)  ??? 

After assessing an article's quality, comments on the assessment can be added either to the article's talk page or to the /Comments subpage which will appear as a link next to the assessment. Adding comments will add the article to Category:Hip hop articles with comments. Comments that are added to the /Comments subpages will be transcluded onto the automatically generated work list pages in the Comments column.

Quality scale[edit]

WikiProject article quality grading scheme

Importance assessment[edit]

An article's importance assessment is generated from the importance parameter in the {{WikiProject Hip hop}} project banner on its talk page:

{{WikiProject Hip hop|importance=???}}

The following values may be used for the importance parameter to describe the relative importance of the article within the project:

Top (adds articles to Category:Top-importance Hip hop articles)  Top 
High (adds articles to Category:High-importance Hip hop articles)  High 
Mid (adds articles to Category:Mid-importance Hip hop articles)  Mid 
Low (adds articles to Category:Low-importance Hip hop articles)  Low 
NA (adds articles to Category:NA-importance Hip hop articles)  NA 
??? (articles for which a valid importance rating has not yet been provided are listed in Category:Unknown-importance Hip hop articles)  ??? 

The importance parameter should be assigned according to the importance scale below.

Importance scale[edit]

Requesting an assessment[edit]

If you have made significant changes to an article and would like an outside opinion on a new rating for it, please feel free to list it below.

  1. Compton (album) (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) Abhinav0908 (talk) 16:11, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  2. David Stones - Requesting assessment (HipHopDoc (talk) 04:54, 31 March 2013 (UTC))
  3. Suffa (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) — requesting re-assessment as the article has been substantially expanded since last being assessed in April 2009. sroc (talk) 14:05, 28 April 2013 (UTC)
  4. A.J. Crew (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) -- Currently Unassessed. No edits made by me, but it's newly added to WP:Hip Hop. Thank you in advance. --Buspirtraz (talk) 00:22, 15 September 2013 (UTC)
  5. Express Yourself (N.W.A song) (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) — requesting re-assessment as the article has been expanded since last assessment.
  6. Junior M.A.F.I.A. (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) — Don't know when this was last assessed and I didn't make significant edits, but I feel this needs a reassessment with regard to importance - I feel like this fits better as "medium" importance, but I am not very familiar with the assessment process. -KaJunl (talk) 22:26, 13 April 2015 (UTC)
  7. Midnight Marauders (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) — requesting assessment Blackjays1 (talk) 20:31, 22 April 2018 (UTC)

Assessment log[edit]

Hip hop articles:
Index · Statistics · Log
The logs in this section are generated automatically (on a daily basis); please don't add entries to them by hand.

Wikipedia:Version 1.0 Editorial Team/Hip hop articles by quality log is a direct link to the bot log.

After updating an assessment, or adding our Project Template to a talk page, you may choose to run our Assessment bot.
Just click Run the bot right away on the bot's User page. A new Window will open; type Hip hop in the Category field, then click Submit.