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J-Cee
05-10-2010, 07:07 AM
http://www.sendspace.com/file/z24q98

Pass: Sneaky


Whether you're a beginner who's never spit a verse in your life, or a veteran trying
to expand your lyrical mastery. Flocabulary gets your rhymes to the next level.
From wordplay to punchlines, from metaphors to multisyllable rhymes,
The Rapper's Handbook covers all the crucial elements of freestyling, writing
rhymes and battling. Each chapter features lyrical examples and advice from
professional rappers. Lyrics are analyzed under a microscope to figure out exactly
how the best emcees craft their lines. Written by the creators of Flocabulary,
whose innovative hip-hop has been featured in press throughout the world,
the tips in this book have helped thousands of emcees gain the confidence
and skills to rock the microphone.

Some of what's covered in this book:
Freestyling.
Elevating Your Rhymes.
Performing.
Battling.
Recording.

SID
05-10-2010, 08:05 AM
Fuck that shit. If your a natrual your a natrual.

You can't "learn" to become an emcee.

You are born one.

J-Cee
05-10-2010, 08:40 AM
Just postin it..may be good for someone who wants to rap..but i rap to so i know where ya comin from.

Mai Wang Tu Phat
05-10-2010, 09:53 AM
I just think it takes listening to a lot of hip-hop, PRACTICE, doing research, listening to it in all forms, I've never tried this hip-hop help shit, but it could be helpful. Who knows. Also, Justice is right, in a way, it takes the right sort of intellegence and wit to do it.

SKAMPOE
05-10-2010, 10:44 AM
says i need a password....

INF
05-10-2010, 10:53 AM
oh man.....never.never dude.


these types of book are most likely the same kinds as "how to get girls easy"


dont do it.



KRS one though does have a book out there thats like the hiip hop bible or something.I seen it on youtube. now go cop that if you gonna cop a hip hop book.you will def learn something from that about structure and discipline and what it took for us to get this far.

J-Cee
05-10-2010, 10:57 AM
lol true,i wouldn't read it personally to learn or get tips n shit,have read a bit of it though to see what was about,has some alright stuff in it..but yeah..

J-Cee
05-10-2010, 10:58 AM
and my bad the pass is Sneaky

J-Cee
05-10-2010, 11:01 AM
yeah im gonna cop that KRS Book The Gospel of Hip Hop: The First Instrument

http://www.amazon.com/Gospel-Hip-Hop-First-Instrument/dp/1576874974

SKAMPOE
05-10-2010, 11:21 AM
good stuff on there....

BLACK BART SIMPSON
05-10-2010, 12:33 PM
these books are bullshit and a waste of money...the only thing a book can really "teach" you about rhyming is prolly recording techniques or differant ways to structure a verse etc.. i bet alot of rappers write their 16's differantly..for example one of the dudes i rap with splits like each bar into 2 so he comes out with like 32 short lines...while i make each line a cycle of the beat...like 16 bars 16 beat rotaations...maybe tht doesnt make alot of sense because i dont know how to rly explain it but yea...

diggy
05-10-2010, 11:07 PM
These days everybody could rap.

This book is like 20 years overdue when lyrics really mattered.

TheBoarzHeadBoy
05-11-2010, 04:06 PM
Fuck that shit. If your a natrual your a natrual.

You can't "learn" to become an emcee.

You are born one.

Hahahah

Get a load of this guy. Think's he's the fucking chosen one or something.

You are born one.

You clearly were not.

Hahaha

Uncle Steezo
05-11-2010, 05:39 PM
i write verses by coming up with 2-3 "themes"
usually these themes come from a single punchline.

then i'll take one of the themes and flesh out as many lines about it as i can.
i do that for each theme then come up with "linking" lines to connect the themes.


i like to have huge metas that are defined by smaller metas.
triple/quadruple metaphor shit.

TheBoarzHeadBoy
05-11-2010, 09:27 PM
I do either couplets or broken rhyme, and then use a variety of different word plays to make it interesting. Consonance, assonance, alliteration, and half rhyme. Then I use various puns, homophonic (sound similar), homographic (look similar), homonymic (both), I toss in the rare portmanteau, and capitalize on double entendres.

I feel smart...

But in actual use:

Couplet:
Night was the color he wore like his cloak/
Stayed in the shadows because he got faded like smoke

Broken Rhyme:
John was a thinker, brighter then most/
Kept his word, to himself, silent but proud/
Runes marked on his arm, lips didn't boast/
Actions come like words but more loud

Consonance:
Bill was tall, ill, cool, and collected/
Didn't dwell well on the shit he neglected

Assonance:
Each with his reasons and each pleased too easy/
Leech off the sleep of the stiff and the sleazy

Alliteration:
Likely or lately it looked like lewd ladies/
Lick lint from lairs of their lycanthrope mateys

Half Rhyme:

Rifle ejection, glinting scope reflection, markman's neglection/
Fear surges up like erections, sniper locale detected, oh shit

You know, basic rap shit.

Uncle Steezo
05-11-2010, 09:56 PM
not bad now what would be dope is if you pulled back a level and weaved a metaphor thruought the bars, take artwork for example:

statuesque, John was a thinker, brighter then most/
kept to himself, mona lisa, silent like the leftside of vangoh/

diggy
05-11-2010, 10:06 PM
Count your syllables like most new york rappers with longevity.

Prodigy especially used ten, eleven, and sometimes twelve syllables per line in his raps on the Hell on Earth Album and it sounded beautiful.

Also, make your rhymes come with the snare drum at the end of the line (meter).

Draw from real experience and your thoughts.

Uncle Steezo
05-11-2010, 11:14 PM
yT-j1N2iBLQ

J-Cee
05-11-2010, 11:20 PM
i think just do you..i usually just write to thye vibe of the beat....i dont think aiight imma do some multies here etc etc..itll usually just come that way.

SKAMPOE
05-12-2010, 01:19 AM
all my verses start as a freestyle over the given beat

SKAMPOE
05-12-2010, 01:20 AM
i think just do you..i usually just write to thye vibe of the beat....i dont think aiight imma do some multies here etc etc..itll usually just come that way.werd yo...

SID
05-12-2010, 03:48 AM
I do either couplets or broken rhyme, and then use a variety of different word plays to make it interesting. Consonance, assonance, alliteration, and half rhyme. Then I use various puns, homophonic (sound similar), homographic (look similar), homonymic (both), I toss in the rare portmanteau, and capitalize on double entendres.

I feel smart...

But in actual use:

Couplet:
Night was the color he wore like his cloak/
Stayed in the shadows because he got faded like smoke

Broken Rhyme:
John was a thinker, brighter then most/
Kept his word, to himself, silent but proud/
Runes marked on his arm, lips didn't boast/
Actions come like words but more loud

Consonance:
Bill was tall, ill, cool, and collected/
Didn't dwell well on the shit he neglected

Assonance:
Each with his reasons and each pleased too easy/
Leech off the sleep of the stiff and the sleazy

Alliteration:
Likely or lately it looked like lewd ladies/
Lick lint from lairs of their lycanthrope mateys

Half Rhyme:

Rifle ejection, glinting scope reflection, markman's neglection/
Fear surges up like erections, sniper locale detected, oh shit

You know, basic rap shit.

Incoherent pretentious garbage

TheBoarzHeadBoy
05-12-2010, 10:04 PM
Incoherent pretentious garbage

Obvi. I'm just demostrating the mechanics, not dropping actual knowledge plus I'm rustier then a mother fuck. I haven't even picked up a pencil and done this type of shit in a while.

You'd be the type of idiot who thinks Aesop Rock is shitty because you don't know what he's saying when no one can figure out what he's saying and just takes the feel from it rather then trying to translate every little bit. You don't need to say what you're saying to say what you mean.

TheBoarzHeadBoy
05-12-2010, 10:12 PM
Also:

Here I be the monkey king, swing swords from monasteries, ride on clouds like sarmatians, I come uniting the nations, I bring death homo sapiens, my Ruyi Jingu goes Bang!

praise the almitey W
05-13-2010, 12:01 PM
mceeing comes from within its inate like walking or hitting or fucking.
so no books are needed unless your spec. ed

Dr. Simon Hurt
05-13-2010, 12:52 PM
I do either couplets or broken rhyme, and then use a variety of different word plays to make it interesting. Consonance, assonance, alliteration, and half rhyme. Then I use various puns, homophonic (sound similar), homographic (look similar), homonymic (both), I toss in the rare portmanteau, and capitalize on double entendres.

I feel smart...


you shouldn't, considering this is all stuff you're taught in english class by 5th grade lol

some of those lines were pretty ok though

statuesque, John was a thinker, brighter then most/
kept to himself, mona lisa, silent like the leftside of vangoh/

seems like there's too many syllables for it to flow properly

BLACK BART SIMPSON
05-13-2010, 02:33 PM
yeaa i see sum dudes who write in TOD and no way in fuck are those flowing to a beat right