Nowadays, the growth of music genre is more various and developed. Each music genre has its own characteristic and style. The style which is shown by the artist becomes the signature of that music genre.
Rap becomes one of music genre which is very vicious about its characteristics and style. The American style becomes the fashion style that cannot be left behind. Music and vocal which is not in ‘random’ harmony becomes the characteristic of this music genre. For those who ever learn about rap singing technique, they must get some difficulties. You have to notice that being rapper is not just singing without tone.
There are some specific abilities which must be mastered. Without learning and practicing intensively, you will be limited on its style and not for the soul. Through this article, we are going to share some great steps that you can try in how to become a rapper. So, let’s check this out.
You have to be intensive in listening to hip-hop music. You have to learn this music genre starting by listening to the professional artist. You can not only be limited to an artist or rapper that you like most. Focusing on one rapper will only make your knowledge and information about hip-hop is surely limited.
In fact, hip-hop is very colorful that will be different and unique based on those who deliver. Learning and acknowledge yourself about the history of hip-hop will be very valuable for you. A good artist must have a wide knowledge about his focus.
After listening intensively, you will find the real soul which is very suitable for you. You can take phenomenal rapper as your references like Eminem, Jus Allah, Tu Pac, Jay Z, Freddie Gibbs, and so on. However, you are not allowed to imitate them completely from style up to characteristic in singing. You can get their technique and make some modification. By making modification you can get the real hip hop style which is truly yours. You will be original and making people states your music as something new.
Once acknowledging yourself through listening, watching, and learning history about hip hop, this is the time for you to make practice. You will never know your ability without making practice. You can start singing hip-hop with a slow tone and rhythmic. If you have feel easy and good in practicing the slower tone, you can increase into faster level. However, a good rapper doesn’t always have good ability in singing or saying fast. A good rapper must know what level of speed that must be suitable for him.
After deciding the level which is liked most, you can maximize and strengthen your ability with your original way. This will be a good start if you can write your own music lyric. Making your own music looks wonderful that really shows your originality. You can bring pen and note all time. Those stuffs must be important for you in composing new song. You will never know that the inspiration can be existed without your expectation. When you find something unique and interesting, you can note and write it as lyric. After the lyric has been composed, it will be easier for you to combine it with your music taste.
If you want to be a good rapper, you will not only focus on your voice. Some people are also attracted with this music genre because of the style. The style mustn’t be too much. This is very important that the style and clothes are suitable with your personality. The characteristic style of rapper is wearing hat, big T-shirt, and trousers. However, this is no requirement to be a rapper. You can still maximize your own style and fashion. This will be sign for you that must be different with other else.
After finding your style, you have to make your body flexible. In the beginning of its growth, hip-hop is a music which is very vicious with break dance. The hip-hop music will be always the theme song for break dance performance. Therefore, you have to learn more about break dance. You are not required to dance while singing. The focus of dance can be for your hands and facial expression. By combining the basic elements of break dance, you will be natural and flexible in performing as a rapper. Those are some tips that you can try in how to become a rapper.
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