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Old 01-02-2014, 07:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What's the difference between rap lyrics and poetry lyrics?

Hi,

I was wondering if rap lyrics are written different than poetry rhymes? I have a character that is a rapper, but I'm not sure how to write the lyrics.

I would appreciate any help you can give.

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Old 01-26-2014, 05:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There may not necessarily be a difference. Check out Outkast's "SpottieOttieDopalicious". But if I had to clarify it, I would say rap lyrics need a stronger structure, whereas poetry can be more free-form.
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