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How to Rap 2 Advanced Flow and Delivery Techniques

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ISBN-10: 1613744013

ISBN-13: 9781613744017

Edition: N/A

Authors: Paul Edwards, Gift of Gift of Gab

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Picking up where How to Rap ended, this sequel provides more exclusive insights into the art of rapping. Techniques that have not previously been explained—such as triplets, flams, lazy tails, and breaking rhyme patterns—are thoroughly broken down and examined, arming readers with additional tools for their rapping repertoire. Filled with interviews from hip-hop’s most innovative artists, including Tech N9ne, Crooked I, Pharcyde, Das EFX, Del the Funky Homosapien, and Big Daddy Kane, this book takes you through the intricacies of rhythm, rhyme, and vocal delivery, delving into the art form in unprecedented detail. This work is a must-read for MCs looking to take their craft to the next…    
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Paul Edwards has coauthored eight books with his wife, including the bestselling Working From Home. He also write a syndicated newspaper column, "Your Home Office," and host a popular cable TV show, "Working From Home with Paul and Sarah Edwards".

Foreword by Gift of Gab of Blackalicious
Advanced Rhythm Techniques
Vocal Percussion
Writing from the Rhythm
One Syllable on Each Beat
Sliding Off the Beat (Lazy Tails)
Rolled Rs
Punctuating the Offbeat
Repeating Phrases with Different Rhythms
3/4 Time and Other Time Signatures
Advanced Vocal Techniques
Overall Voice Sound
Tone and Quality of Voice
Accents, Impressions, Characters
Specific Techniques
Pitch Techniques
Sketching and Shortening Sounds
Stuttering and Repetition
Sounds Without Words
Scatting and Random Rhythmic Sounds
Vocal Sound Effects and Beatboxing
Grunts, Shouts, Laughs, and Other Miscellaneous Sounds
Inhaling, Exhaling, and Out-of-Breath Techniques
Vocal Trademark Sound or Phrase
I Melodic Deliveries
Mixing Singing and Rapping
Half-Sung Delivery Techniques
Character, Personality, and Emotions
Character and Personality
Having Fun with Vocals to Bring Out Your Personality
Advanced Rhyme Techniques
Runs of Rhyme
Alternate Rhyme Scheme Patterns
Joining Rhyme Schemes Together
Popular Couplet Rhyme Placement Patterns
More Complex Extra Rhymes
Breaking Patterns
Three-Bar Loops
Poetry Terms Versus Rapping Terms: A Note on Terminology
Enunciation Rudiments
Basic Enunciaton Guidelines
Consonant Sounds
Consonant Combinations
Vowel Sounds
Vowel Combinations
Final Words
Interviewed Artists