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rap (2)

This page is about the slang term rap (2)

Meaning

to recite lyrics over a rhythmic beat

For example

  • In a lot of recent pop music, a singer sings the chorus while a rapper raps between each chorus.

  • We saw some local kids rapping in a contest at the mall and they were really good, though I had trouble understanding the words.

Quick Quiz

The guys are in a rapping contest, so they'll need to

a. work out in the gym

b. practise speaking quickly

c. practise tying knots
a) work out in the gym b) practise speaking quickly c) practise tying knots

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Contributor: Matt Errey