So you practiced on rapping about everything, kicked some fire freestyles but now you are ready to capture your words for an eternity. As a requirement for doing so you have to have equipment for recording your vocals or someone who wants to record you. But for the fact that you do it on your own, you will maybe have no clue what to be aware of when recording your fire bars.
This article is meant to be your guide for some good sounding quality records of your rap and when you consider the following points you will definitely improve your recordings and the quality of those (if you aren’t already know these tips)!
Do you have the feeling that you are not able to write about certain topics and you are limited in your language? That everytime you write a rap it’s more a pain than a wonderful experience? Here on my article how to rap – practicing writing lyrics I will show you some tips & tricks on how to improve in your writing skills and your language. Following my suggestions in this article will give you improvements and you will find writing lyrics is more fun than you thought. I’m sure about that. So let’s start!
Welcome to the second part of “Starting from the Bottom – Arrangements”.
This series tries to give you an overview of how songs are built up and what makes songs to songs. In the last article I showed you the definitions of the arrangement of a song, starting with the Intro, going into the “16 Bars” or how it is actually called “Verse” and to the Hook, the Bridge and the Outro. I promised to show an example of three very popular or at least famous rap songs and how they are built.
Everybody of us listens to it and enjoys the sound and the vibe a song can give us. No matter if we are out with the homeys or chillin with the girls, driving around in the city with the car or partying all night in a club. We love (Rap/HipHop) Music!
But some of us are not just consumers who loves to hear to Music. Some of us want to create those hot songs going all viral in the internet and getting played at the radiostations forth and back. So they ask themselves: How can I write a Rap Song? How is a Rap Song arranged?