Rapping Guides and Resources
Get the education and tools you need to improve as a rapper.
Last Updated: October 2023
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If you’re an aspiring rapper, you’re in the right place.
Deviant Noise has one mission – we want to help you make the best music possible.
On this page you’ll find links to all our major guides, tools and resources for rappers.
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Latest Guides for Rappers
Learn How to Rap
Rapping with a modern flow and lyrics that captivate.
All About Rap Flow
Learn how to find and improve your flow in rap
Rhyming in Rap
Improve your ability to rhyme when writing lyrics
How to Freestyle Rap
Getting better at the art of freestyling in Hip-Hop
Wordplay in Rap
Language tricks to make your lyrics clever and memorable
How to Rap Fast
Improving your speed and ability to rap faster
What to Rap About
Your guide to rap topics
Rapping and Singing Together
How to rap and sing at the same time
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Other Resources for Rappers
Here are some of our favorite resources for anyone who raps (affiliate links)
Lessons and Learning Aides
Our Favorite Books Related to Hip-Hop and Rap
Our Favorite Tools for Rappers
Latest Blog Posts for Rappers
Read the latest posts on our blog related to rap technique
Why Learn Rap Technique?
Whether you’re a rapper, singer or songwriter learning how to properly rap can help you in so many different ways – from songwriting to rhythm and melody..
It doesn’t matter how “naturally talented” you are, there are a lot of thing you can learn about how to maximize the potential of your voice – and you’ll increase your chances of success.
Rap as a style and artform has become a mainstay in the mainstream. It’s popularity has exploded over it’s decades long history and there’s no doubt it will continue to evolve.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Rapping
Some of the most common things to know about making music.
Rapping as an art form traces it’s roots to Jamaican “toasting” culture. But in terms of Hip-Hop culture, it originated in a borough of New York, New York in the late 70s and early 80s.
Traditionally, no, rapping was much more of a rhythmic style of saying poetry/lyrics, whereas singing was much more about melody. But melody has always played a part in the delivery of some rap and within rap songs in general, as well. More recently, however, a lot of rappers make melody a much more integral part of their lyrics and performance. So the lines do tend to blur sometimes.
Rap music has been a popular genre of music since at least the late 80s and early 90s. Although the artform started much before that, the music gained mainstream popularity around that time and continued to snowball into the global phenomenon it was until it surpassed “pop music” as the #1 genre in the world in 2018.
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