So here’s the first rap verse for 3D. These are the lyrics for my beat I did the making of a while back titled making a Grime instrumental from scratch. When writing the lyrics I tried to come up with ideas and similes based on being three dimensional and not just some carbon copy. Or trying to limit yourself in order to fit in. That’s the basic idea and premise behind this track.Continue reading
As many Rap fans in the UK will be aware there was a recent Fire in the Booth Cypher (the first ever in fact) featured on Charlie Sloth’s BBC Radio 1 Rap Show.
It featured some of the UK’s most popular rappers today and no doubt they went in! Nonetheless it called into question what a real ‘cypher’ is. As was expressed in this GRM Daily post which shows an interesting twitter discussion between Swiss of So Solid Crew and Charlie Sloth himself. In Swiss’ opinion in a ‘real cypher’ rappers don’t know what beat they’re going to be rhyming to. Many would argue a step further and say that rappers shouldn’t even know what their rhymes are going to be either and should in fact be all off the top.