Luvi Silverberg
November 14, 2022

How to Get Better at Rapping Fast


If you've ever wanted to try rapping but didn't know how, this is the guide for you. We'll go over everything you need to know about learning how to rap and whether it's likely to be a good fit for your personality and talents.

First, make sure rapping is for you.

If you're starting out, it's important to make sure that rapping is for you. You should be able to do it. You should enjoy it and have fun with it. If not, don't force yourself into a rap career—it's simply not worth the time or effort if you're not into it. Rap is a lot of work: memorizing lyrics, freestyling on the spot and getting used to performing in front of people aren't easy tasks!

Research the craft of rap.

  • Research rap history. Familiarize yourself with the history of rap, from its roots in African griots to present day. This will allow you to see how rappers have changed over time, as well as understand more about your own genre and era.

  • Research rap styles. Study the different types of styles that exist within rap music, such as battle raps, mumble raps and so on. Understand what makes them unique so that you can incorporate these elements into your own work when necessary!

  • Know what makes a good rapper: Listen to various artists (both past and present) while noting their strengths through detailed observations - paying particular attention not only what they say but also how they say it! Keep track of any particularly striking features that come across during this process; perhaps there was an idea or technique which seemed particularly effective when used by someone else but which hadn’t been attempted before by anyone? You could try incorporating something similar yourself someday soon!

Learn the basic rap styles.

To get better at rapping fast, you need to learn the basics.

  • Slowed-down rap is when you have a beat or music playing and then rap along with it. This way, you can practice being fluid and smooth while also getting used to not having pauses between words. It's best if there's no echo on your voice so that other people who are listening can hear what's going on clearly. If you have someone else who is recording this for you, make sure they know beforehand so they don't accidentally add an echo effect after recording! Another tip: try practicing with friends who are good at rapping as well! That way, even though it will be slower than your actual speed would be in an actual song (which means less words per second), it'll still feel more normal than if someone was just sitting around listening without saying anything at all!

Learn from rappers you admire.

The best way to learn how to rap fast is to listen to other rappers who are good at it. Listen closely and watch how they flow, what words they emphasize and which ones they don't emphasize. Pay special attention to words that rhyme together in their lyrics because this will help you create your own flow as well.

Find your voice and style.

Your style and voice are the most important aspects of your music. Your musical style is all about how you sound, what kind of beats and instrumentals you prefer, and how many people it takes to make your song. The more unique and creative your sound is, the better chance you have at standing out from everyone else in this industry.

Being authentic with yourself is also very important in finding who you really are as an artist—don't try to fit into any mold or stereotype that someone else wants for you or needs from their industry. Being yourself will set yourself apart from other artists because nobody can copy what makes up who they are as a person, individual talents or characteristics that define them as an artist.

Analyze song lyrics by other rappers.

A song is a poem written to music. If you want to learn how to write rap lyrics, start by analyzing the lyrics of other rappers.

To improve your own lyrics, find a song that you like and listen closely as you read the words on the screen or paper. This will help you understand how the flow feels when it's played over an instrumental track and will allow you to compare your work against those of other artists.

  • Think about how that particular artist delivers his or her lines. What works best? How can you emulate their delivery in your own rap?

  • Analyze rhyme schemes and word choice for tips on what kind of rhymes work best within each verse (or chorus). For example, if there are two 16-bar verses in a song with four lines in each verse (8 bars), look for patterns such as abba, abcbcdcbcbca; this pattern matches up pairs of syllables from different lines so they rhyme together: "slap"/"snap," "girl"/"world," etc.

Work on your cadence, breathing and flow.

  • Work on your cadence: The rhythm of a rap is called cadence, and it's a special skill that takes a lot of work to master. You can practice your cadence by listening to other rappers' music and trying to emulate their flow in your own raps or writing down any thoughts that come into your head while you listen.

  • Breathing is important: When you're rapping faster, it's easy to forget about proper breathing technique and end up sounding like an amateur—fast breaths are not always appropriate for fast raps!

  • Flow is the rhythm and pacing of your words: Think about how fast-paced songs like hip hop or pop music have repeating rhythms; this same idea applies when writing rap lyrics—you need a steady beat so that listeners can hear the rhymes with ease.

Work on your delivery and emphasize words that matter.

  • Use pauses and pauses to emphasize words. Pauses can be used to emphasize words, create suspense, or create a dramatic effect.

  • Emphasize important words by pausing after them. This will help you focus on the words that matter most and will allow you to deliver them with more energy and intensity because your listeners won't be distracted by everything else going on around them.

  • Give yourself time to think about how you're going to say what's next in your rap by pausing briefly before continuing with your verse or chorus. Pausing for just a second will give you enough time not only for thinking about what comes next but also for breathing when needed so that everything sounds smoother when delivered at a faster tempo than usual without sounding rushed or choppy when saying it fast like other rappers do sometimes

Be authentic, be yourself and stay true to your style.

  • Stay true to your style.

  • Be yourself.

  • Don't try to be someone else, or do something that you don't want to do.

If you feel like a rapper look into it, but if you're not into it don't force it.

  • If you feel like a rapper, look into it.

  • If you aren't into it at all, don't force it.


Now that you've got the basics down, it's time to really get serious about your rapping. The best way to improve at anything is practice, practice and more practice. You'll be surprised by how much better you can get with just a little bit of time each day. Start by listening carefully to other rappers' lyrics and watching videos of them performing live on YouTube or in concert. Then try writing your own raps based on what you've learned watching others perform their work!