RAP

Rapping is a musical form of vocal delivery often associated with Hip-hop music & culture but according to certain sources, its origin might come from the West African griot tradition.

Three elements compose this musical form: the lyrics, the flow (rythme, rhyme) and the tone (delivery).

Rap is usually performed in time to an instrumental song but can also be performed a cappella.

Note: some people say that Rap stands for « Rhyme And Poetry » but many don’t agree with this definition.

 

Riffs & Runs

A (vocal) run is an improvised musical passage that is usually based on a scale and tend to have small intervals between notes. It is mostly melodic and offer some kind of uniformity with the instrumental. A (vocal) riff is a repeated type of notes that has any kind of intervals. But it can also […]