Freestyle rap?

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eddy192837
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Alright i just got injured in my groin again soo i decided to pass the time by freestyle rapping cuz i just saw 8 mile the other day and it looks pretty cool to do. Anyone have any tips on how to be good? Or how can you even think so fast of ryhmes andstuff? Does anyone know how to do it and if you do can u help me!

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It's best to freestyle about things you're VERY familiar with (obviously). So pick a topic and a preferably slow beat to start off with and just let it go. You're not gonna be like Weezy or Eminem or anybody right off the bat, they're just talented but I've seen average people spit some crazy sh*t before.
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eddy192837
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i meann like wats the best way to get good at rhymin and thinkin of stuff on the spot and stuff?

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Yeah, I don't usually freestyle myself- at parties when people want to spit I'm normally the one who beatboxes :lol: but I'd say it would be an asset to have a relatively extensive vocabulary. A lot of lines that leave people saying "ooooooohhh" are the ones where you use a phrase with a double meaning. I'm having trouble thinking of a good example but I hope you can figure out what I mean.

Like Evan said start with slow beats because it gives you more time to come up with the next line. You have to let it flow; you can't be over thinking what you are doing.

Sometimes when I'm driving if I'm bored and stuck in traffic I'll freestyle over this or anything else by Eprom. Maybe try to find some music like that and just give it a go dude.

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ajc wrote:Yeah, I don't usually freestyle myself- at parties when people want to spit I'm normally the one who beatboxes :lol: but I'd say it would be an asset to have a relatively extensive vocabulary. A lot of lines that leave people saying "ooooooohhh" are the ones where you use a phrase with a double meaning. I'm having trouble thinking of a good example but I hope you can figure out what I mean.

Like Evan said start with slow beats because it gives you more time to come up with the next line. You have to let it flow; you can't be over thinking what you are doing.

Sometimes when I'm driving if I'm bored and stuck in traffic I'll freestyle over this or anything else by Eprom. Maybe try to find some music like that and just give it a go dude.
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^^^^There ya go :wink:

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