Tag: Hip Hop Music

How to be a Rapper

To Rap literally means "to talk", but more specifically, Rap music comes from a huge mix of influences, city life, culture and it includes many elements of speech like slang, rhyming, word-play, metaphors and also poetry.
Step 1: Listen to Rap

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Hip Hop’s Not Dead

It never fails: at every juncture in a music genre's life, there's someone claiming that it's ready for the trash pile. It happened with punk rock as early as the 80s; the funny thing is that, while people were calling punk dead, punk bands were flourishing all over the country in local scenes and a lot of them were selling records on mainstream labels. As late as 2007, punk enthusiasts had to prove again in an award-winning documentary (Punk's Not Dead, of course) that punk rock was alive and well.

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