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Does rap have to rhyme?

Well, that’s the thing: that’s a good question because if rap doesn’t rhyme, then how is rap supposed to be the language of the people? Rapping is a matter of style, but if you look at where all of music is headed, most of it is going to be computer-generated because that’s what’s going to […]

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Who was the 1st rapper?

Bam! The first rapper that people know is Tupac Shakur. That was back in 1989 or ’90. That would be a long time ago now. He died a year before the video for “All Eyez On Me” was released. There was just a scene that was part of “All Eyez On Me.” I remember seeing […]

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Who is the richest rapper?

This is pretty much a no-brainer: Jay Z. He is the wealthiest member of any rap group ever, with a net worth of $2 billion. That, along with the staggering fame and fortune he has accumulated as a leader on the Billboard Top 100, has helped propel Jay Z to an early exit from the […]

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How much is 16 bars of a song?

Weigh in on this question to see how we stack up: the song with the most bars at a time (in any order) received the most votes. The song with the most bars (in any order) received the most votes. More options? Check out the song’s chart. You still might see something you like to […]

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What is a forced rhyme?

In the case of verse-to-verse change, it allows for the speaker to create a different rhythm after the initial beat is changed. For example, a second, more forceful “I’ll be home in five minutes” could lead to a different beat. That’s why they were called forced rhyming changes or forced rhyming variations. In the verse-to-verse […]

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When was rap born?

Where did it come from, how did it start – that’s the hard part of the story, isn’t it? You know, and I’ll give a little nod to people who have actually spent time around it like a lot people who have studied the genre and read the history and all that stuff and it’s […]

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What is a bar in rap?

In rap, the bar is a small, enclosed area that may contain a bar stool, a drinking fountain, or a liquor cabinet, depending on the style of rap. Examples of bar situations include the following: Raps Raps are very simple, simple raps. They are not very complex rap songs. Sings or Rap Producers This is […]

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What rhymes with G?

Katharine Hepburn: If I’m really gonna do this, I will try to make it a little different for you. It has a different kind of power on the page. I like writing and I don’t really write what I really want to write. I can only write one way. So if I was going to […]

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How can I make music for free?

It was a real tough decision to decide to turn everything over to the internet – not only do I want to focus on writing songs, but I don’t want to make money off of that. It’s one of the reasons why this album will be free. To make music for free, you have to […]

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Who’s the best white rapper?

Let me check that one off your list. My personal favourite amongst the bunch is GLC, and that’s because he’s got a real ‘fuck you’ attitude. I always thought hip hop would eventually become a more nuanced genre if we could get a little more black and white and the music was more thoughtful and […]