At first glance rhyming words may seem overwhelming and a seemingly mysterious gift that only the elite wordsmiths have been gifted with since birth. But the truth is rhyming isn't so elusive once you start to break down the fundamentals of how they actually work. In this article I'll give you a detailed overview of all the different ways you can creatively begin rhyming words like a boss! Let's jump right in! Introduction To Rhyming Words When you break down what rhyming words actually is it's simply the use of similar sounds in some type of pattern that have a relationship to one another. … [Read more...] about Rhyming Words Like A BOSS!
A common question I get asked from my fellow up and coming rappers is if I could share some techniques on how to memorize lyrics. Well that time has finally come and during this article I will give you my personal technique that has helped me memorize my rap lyrics for over a decade. So without further ado lets dive right in! How To Eat An Elephant In short the way that you memorize lyrics is the same way that you eat and elephant...one piece at a time! Many people make the mistake of trying to memorize too many lyrics at one time and quickly get discouraged and start thinking something must … [Read more...] about How To Memorize Lyrics
It's one thing to know how to rap but knowing how to write a rap song is a completely different ballgame. In this article I will break down the key fundamentals to aid you during your future song writing journeys. These techniques will help you approach songwriting with a more methodical and foccused approach and will help you build your songs with finesse. Cinematic I like to think of a song like a movie. Movies are stories, experiences & journeys that captivate you. They give you experiences that you otherwise would have never had. They can make you feel scared, anxious, curious, … [Read more...] about How To Write A Rap Song
It's quite magical when the moment of inspiration hits you to write a song. It's prudent to immediately start jotting down your lyrics as you're being showered with fresh ideas that spark your creativity. But these moments don't last forever and you must take advantage of them as much as possible while you have them. In this article I will share a valuable technique on how to write rap lyrics faster so you can maximize your productivity during your next writing session. Zoned Out Have you ever been in the middle of a mental stimulating conversation with a person? One that's so interesting … [Read more...] about How To Write Rap Lyrics Faster
Have you ever began writing a song and everything seems to be coming together perfectly? Then after a few more hours of working on it you seem to no longer love it? In fact you start questioning everything and end of backtracking and changing things? In this article I hope to shed some light on what's actually happening when you are experiencing this common occurrence among songwriters. Newly Acquainted Have you ever discovered a new song that you love and then after listening to it over and over again you notice your excitement and admiration of it diminishes significantly? Are you just … [Read more...] about Writing A Song With A Fresh Perspective
We've all at some point of time dealt with the frustrations of writers block. You're excited about finally getting to work on your new song only to be greeted by absolute nothingness. In this article I will shed light on a few things you could do that may liberate you from this artistic stronghold. Flatline Have you ever wondered what prompted you to write in the first place? Was it inspiration? How about desperation or even frustration? Music is all about feelings and emotions and often times that is exactly what causes us to express ourselves. But what if our emotions are completely flat, … [Read more...] about Overcoming Writers Block