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So, last week we covered overall songwriting tips and techniques for the year 2020…
And while there was a lot of great info in that video fusing rap with mainstream music…
(Because genre-bending is key)
People wanted a little bit more of a rap specific vibe to the material, so I’ve decided to give a break down that is specific to hip hop songwriting.
The format we’ll use is your typical writing session.
Last note before we begin: this format is for you assuming that you WRITE your lyrics down in some form.
It has become increasingly common to record the whole song while not sitting down to write and recording it a bar or two at a time.
This is a great system for many artists, but we’ve decided to use a formula that will work for any “form” of Hip-Hop.
So, without further ado, let’s get into:
Hip Hop Songwriting Tips and Techniques For 2020!
FULL ARTICLE: https://rapgamenow.com/hip-hop-songwriting-tips-and-techniques-2020/
Let’s look at the full Hip-Hop songwriting system we just discussed:
Mood Shift (20 Minute Rule)
Choose Your Beat
Identify The Chorus
Create A Reference Track
Once You’re Finished With The Chorus… Continue The Rhyme Scheme for the first two bars of each verse
Finish Verse 1
Finish Your BRIDGE, OUTRO, or extra parts
Finish Verse 2
Record Your Song
Throw In Your Ad-Libs