We are currently looking at 4 bars from 5 to 11 words that you can use to add character and rhythm to your rap. We’ll try to give you a few examples before we get to the final ones.
A bar is a short phrase (a phrase you can use to make music) or section of music in your piece.
If you have a verse in a verse section where it’s a bar: 3 words in the song that don’t add a lot of flavour and don’t add anything to the flow or flow of the verse section, but they are in the song anyway so that’s nice.
If you have a second verse section, you’d probably want to give more of your bar, so you’d have more flavour to the track, and more impact to the end of the verse section if you put some extra words to it.
You won’t hear this used by anyone other than Eminem, obviously, because no one has ever heard of him when he did “Gang Related.” But “Sucka I Need U,” by a hip hop group known as The Pharcyde (the name means “We’re The Pharcyde,” and they also happen to be the same person whose name is also the name of our very first verse example), has just a single line of words at the end of the verse.
We’d also love to hear more bars from people like Future and J Cole!
And even the ones that aren’t lyrics, but are just music, like, for example, the title of Future’s latest album, The Young Money Trilogy, which ends with the chorus and a verse.
I can’t even remember what it was.
The way it came out, maybe it’s a hook.
But I remember all of it.
It’s like I’m looking from one angle, one moment to another, like I’m a tourist.
We’d love to hear more, but this isn’t anything we have to do yet, because that would ruin Eminem’s awesome flow. We’re just playing around with the ideas about bars, or we’re just listening to them, and finding that we could actually use 2 bars from the verse, or a lot of them.
Are bars on the Eminem album mandatory? We would love to find out!
Why is one line of music more powerful than another?
As I mentioned earlier, music is a
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