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Old 02-13-2007, 04:39 PM   #1
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Default Wierd time signatures in hip-hop

Why does hip-hop songs always have to be in 4/4? is it because no rapper are able to rap in another time signature? As far as i know, there are about none hip-hop waltzs, and that would be cool to hear... I really think some dj should try out making a beat in 5/4 or 7/8... i would be realy amazed if that happened :P
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it just doesnt flow well, plain and simple
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Old 02-13-2007, 07:47 PM   #3
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it just doesnt flow well, plain and simple
^^^ what he said

it doesn't sound right
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Old 02-13-2007, 07:58 PM   #4
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Nas' Heaven from God's Son is in 6/8 and flows well. there are others as well...
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^ I don't think so. It's got a constant snare that is never off its pace. Sounds like 4/4 to me.
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Pritty much "nearly" all music not just Hip Hop is in 4/4.
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Spaceship by Kanye is 3/3
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Spaceship by Kanye is 3/3
a 3/3 time signature is not possible
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im always on 6 / 6
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spaceship is in 4/4...
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im always on 6 / 6

ur always on theif mode fuck outta here
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yes 3/4, my bad.
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I am always on 6/12's

btw no idea wtf a time signature is.
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^ I don't think so. It's got a constant snare that is never off its pace. Sounds like 4/4 to me.
count the beats. kick-2-3 snare-2-3.

it's in 6/8. only odd meters like 7/8 would have an irregular snare pattern.
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