As a rapper, one problem that you will inevitably face is something known as Writers Block. If you've never heard of the term "Writers Block" before, it simply means that you're stuck for whatever reason while you're writing your song. It's very frustrating when you attempt to begin writing a song and can't seem to catch any traction! Or perhaps even worse is when you do seem to have good momentum and then you run out of gas!!! ERRRR!!! Well, today's video is filled with lots of awesome tricks and hacks that you can use to ensure you never get stuck writing a song again! If you … [Read more...] about Never Get Stuck Writing A Song Again!
Have you ever noticed that some rappers are able to rap an entire verse without breathing? But when you rap their same verse you can't even get away half way through it without running out of breath? How come they are able to do it but you can't? Well, that's exactly what I'm going to be covering in this eye-opening video tutorial! So without further ado... LET'S GET IT!! https://youtu.be/ELgv0A0Sie4 … [Read more...] about How To Rap An Entire Verse Without Breathing!
In today's video I attempt to answer the age-old question... "Why are wack rappers getting famous?". I've found that in many cases this question derives from one of several common misconceptions. Let's take a look at each of them and see what we can learn from them! https://youtu.be/AN_IR-vkdL0 … [Read more...] about Why Wack Rappers Are Getting Famous
During part 1 of this tutorial, I explained what scatting was, how it works, the key benefits and I gave several examples of me scatting live! If you haven't already seen PART 1 be sure to check it out first via this link. In this video tutorial, I continue to expound upon and demonstrate the benefits that rappers receive from scatting! I also reveal how you can use scatting to improve your rap voice as well! You will also learn how you can get started with scatting immediately even if you can't come up with any cadences of your own! LET'S GET IT!! https://youtu.be/u6NMEs7z7PI … [Read more...] about How To Improve Your Scatting Part 2
Most people don't realize that rappers are musicians. This is why rappers are able to make their lyrics sound so "musical" over any instrumental! And the key to improving your rapping skills musically comes down to a really powerful technique rappers use called Scatting! In PART 1 of this video tutorial, I explain and demonstrate what scatting is and give you practical tips on how you can start improving your scatting skills now! LET's GET IT!! You can watch PART 2 of this video tutorial by clicking here https://youtu.be/gDtwwu40gNE … [Read more...] about How To Improve Your Scatting Part 1
With all the videos and articles there are that teach you how to rap it can be overwhelming and confusing to know where you should start. Well, that's the purpose of this straight to the point video tutorial! Within it you will learn the most common mistake beginner rappers make and how to easily avoid doing the same! And you might be surprised what it actually is! I hope you enjoy! https://youtu.be/fRC6CwhJMas … [Read more...] about The Most Common Mistake Beginner Rappers Make!
https://youtu.be/1FwPm127baI If you're a rapper that struggles with the following... Remembering how your flow and lyrics connect together Where your rhyme schemes are placed within each bar Where you're supposed to be taking all of your breaths Then you're likely not structuring your rap lyrics correctly. If you aren’t quite sure how to structure your rap lyrics then today, then don't worry because that's exactly what today's video tutorial is all about! In this video tutorial, I will give you a behind the scenes look at how I structure my lyrics. If you follow this … [Read more...] about Structuring Rap Lyrics
Being creative is all about having a workflow that allows you to be as free as possible so that nothing get's in your way! When it comes to songwriting I've found that working on your songs within a DAW helps boost your productivity and it's just way more fun! In this video lesson I will be explaining what a DAW is, what's the best one to use, and the 5 biggest reasons you should be using a DAW to write your songs. Also, as an added bonus I demonstrate how to actually get started using a DAW correctly! Without further ado... LET'S GET IT!!! https://youtu.be/WLMgi--NvdY … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why You Should Be Using A DAW To Write Your Songs
In order for you to be able to rap your verses and hooks correctly the same way every time you must remember the following How does your verse begin? On the 1st beat, before the 1st beat, or after the 1st beat? Which syllables land on each beat within each bar, as well as which syllables land between each beat of each bar. Where do you take breaths or pauses? Where within each bar are your rhymes schemes placed? You may be wondering how in the world you are supposed to remember all of that?!? Don't worry I've got you covered! Two words... BAR … [Read more...] about How To Structure Your Rap Lyrics With Bar Sheets
One of the keys to having a really good sounding rap voice is learning how to control it with proper breathing techniques. If you are having issues with running out of breath then this will have a negative impact on your rap voice. Because It will cause the energy and the tone of your rap vocals to diminish significantly. In today's video, I'm going to be sharing with you my 5 best breathing techniques which will ensure that your rap voice always sounds as good as possible. So without further ado, LET'S GET IT!! https://youtu.be/K8mT-RFghZk 1. Reduce Vowels Okay, tip number one is to keep … [Read more...] about The 5 Best Breathing Techniques For Rappers