How To… Write a Rap/Spoken Word Verse


Take a deeper dive into the theme or story of your song by adding a rap or spoken word verse. Becci takes you through a couple of simple steps to get you producing lyrics and exploring your song’s message.

The tutors from Tolbooth songwriting and band workshops Pump Up The Jam present a series of ‘How To…’ videos, to help you try out those things in music you’ve maybe been interested in but didn’t know where to start.

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