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Author Edwards, Paul, 1982- author

Title How to rap : the art and science of the hip-hop MC / Paul Edwards ; foreword by Kool G. Rap
Published Chicago : Chicago Review Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 340 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Kool G Rap; Introduction; Part I: Content; 1 Content Topics; 2 Content Forms; 3 Content Tools; Part II: Flow; 4 How Flow Works; 5 Rhyme; 6 Rhyme Schemes; 7 Rhythm; Part III: Writing; 8 The Writing Process; 9 Beats and Freestyling; 10 Structuring, Editing, and Selecting Lyrics; 11 Writing with Other People; Part IV: Delivery; 12 Vocal Techniques; 13 In the Studio; 14 Performing Live; Final Words; Interviewed Artists; Index
Summary Examining the dynamics of hip-hop from different regions and forms - mainstream and underground, current and classic - this title discusses things that range from content and flow to rhythm and delivery in relation to the art and craft of rap
Bibliography Includes index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Lyric writing (Popular music)
Rap (Music) -- Instruction and study.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1569763755 (electronic bk.)
9781569763759 (electronic bk.)