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How To Rap 2 book

HTR2difcovThe second book in the series, How To Rap 2, features:

  • Hundreds of advanced techniques, that will take your skills to the next level, including in-depth breakdowns of rhythm, rhyme schemes, and delivery
  • EVEN MORE tips and advice direct from over 100 rap legends, including pioneers and some of today’s finest lyricists who were interviewed extensively and exclusively for the book series, these include Royce da 5’9″, Tech N9ne, A Tribe Called Quest, Pusha-T, Big Daddy Kane, Mobb Deep, Twista, Pharoahe Monch, Cypress Hill, Immortal Technique, Public Enemy, Aesop Rock, and Crooked I
  • Techniques in rap that have never been explained before this book, such as triplets, flams, lazy tails, and breaking rhyme patterns
  • Foreword by hip-hop legend Gift of Gab of Blackalicious, who is one of the most intricate and skilful MCs of all time

Get the book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or in bookstores.


All the audio examples for How To Rap 2 are now available on Youtube, to help you develop your skills by listening to the exact examples from the book…
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Praise for the How To Rap series:

“Filled with real tools and overflowing with inspiration, this comprehensive how-to manual examines the art and craft of rap. . . . Both newcomers to rap and more experienced listeners and artists can gain insights in the time-honored tradition of learning from the past, as told straight from the artists’ mouths. . . . A good read even for nonartists interested in learning more about hip-hop creativity, personalities, and history, this offers insights into music and poetry. Highly recommended.” —Library Journal

“A clever breakdown of the art form of hip-hop rhymes for anyone who is into the art of incredible raps.” —Speech, Arrested Development

“A must-have guide for anyone who ever wanted to understand the blood, sweat, and tears that can go into the art of MCing.” —DJ Rasta Root, producer, Smokin’ Needles Records

“If you rhyme, sing, or produce, read this book to improve your craftsmanship and to open up your mind.” —Jump Off TV, broadcaster of World Rap Championships

“An excellent, revealing read. . . . I highly recommend this book to any rap fans or people interested in the technical aspects of music and poetry.” —Mighty Casey, underground rapper

“How to Rap has much heart. . . . A marvelous milestone in our ancient storytelling tradition.” —Georgia Anne Muldrow, singer/songwriter

“Clear, coherent, and organized . . . full of useful examples and concise explanations. An invaluable tool for young upstarts and seasoned pros alike!” —Jamie Collinson, general manager, Big Dada Recordings

“Even MCs with a natural talent will find this book extremely insightful. Anyone thinking about becoming a rapper would do well to read it cover to cover.” —Mike Lewis, general manager, Lewis Recordings