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Slang

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

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Contributor: Matt Errey