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Rap Preparation by Mind Map: Rap Preparation

1. Phases

1.1. Phase 1

1.1.1. Preliminary Research Mindmapping the Subject

1.2. Phase 2

1.2.1. Gathering the available resources Word Play List You are what you eat X marks the spot Wolf in sheep’s clothing Whole nine yards Wag the dog Up a creek with no paddle (or up sh**’s creek with no paddle) Turn a blind eye ‘Til the cows come home There’s more than one way to skin a cat The straw that broke the camel’s back The harder they come, the harder they fall Tie the knot Third world Son of gun Straight from the horse’s mouth Spitting Image Southpaw Sour grapes Sleep tight Skin of your teeth Shot in the dark Shake a leg Scapegoat Saved by the bell Rule of thumb Rain cats and dogs Rain check Put your best foot forward Put on your thinking cap Put a sock in it Push the envelope Pull out all the stops Pull the wool over your eyes Pull the plug Pedal to the metal Pardon my French Over the top Off the record Off the cuff Off the top Not playing with a full deck No dice New York minute New kid on the block My dogs are barking Mum’s the word Make no bones about it Mad as a hatter Loose cannon Level playing field Know the ropes Knock on wood Knee jerk reaction Kick the bucket Keep your chin up I wash my hands of it Ivy League In your face In the bag I’ll have your head on a platter Houston, we have a problem Honeymoon Hold your horses Hit the hay High five Hell in a hand basket Heavy metal Hat trick Graveyard shift Go the extra mile Go out on a limb Gild the lily French kiss Foam at the mouth Fly on the wall Flip the bird Flea market Field day Feeding frenzy Face the music Eat, drink and be merry Eighty-sixed Dry run Drinks like a fish Dropping like flies Drop dime Drag Race Double Whammy Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth Dog days Dirt poor Diamond in the rough Devil’s advocate Dead ringer Deadline Cup of Joe Cut to the chase Cut to the quick Cock and bull story Cold war Close but no cigar Chow down Chip on his shoulder Charley horse Caught with your pants down Bullpen Brownie points Break a leg Blind leading the blind Blackmail Big apple Balls to the wall Ball and chain Baker’s dozen Back to square one Back to basics Apple of my eye An axe to grind Thousands of Multies bride shoes, i choose, abuse, amuse, white knight, night light, might wife, grave site, New node Rhymes with Rhymeless Words Orange - lozenge, boring, forage, porridge, door-hinge Silver - filter, shiver, filler, deliver, liver Purple - Steve Urkel, whirlpool, urinal Month - dunce, hunts, moth, runt Ninth - mine, lines, absinth, labyrinth Pint - ain’t, paint, might Wolf - gulf, fur, enough, dull Opus - flow this, rope is, Lupus, lotus, bogus, psychosis Dangerous - onerous, cameras, game to us, spontaneous Marathon - care what’s on, dandruff song, Dara’s wrong, Santa’s con Discombobulate - the disco they love to hate, Crisco ovulate, risky even on a date, Sisqo’s rollerblades Definitions of Rhymes rich rhyme (from French rime riche): A word rhymes with its homonym: blue/blew, guessed/guest. assonant rhyme: Rhyming with similar vowels, different consonants: dip/limp, man/prank. consonant rhyme: Rhyming with similar consonants, different vowels: limp/lump, bit/bet. scarce rhyme: Rhyming on words with limited rhyming alternatives: whisp/lisp, motionless/oceanless. macaronic rhyme: Macaronic verse uses more than one language, as in medieval lyrics with Latin refrains. Macaronic rhyme is also bilingual: glory/pro patria mori, sure/kreatur, queasy/civilisé. one-syllable rhyme, masculine rhyme: The norm, in which rhyme occurs on the final stressed syllables: extra-syllable rhyme, triple rhyme, multiple rhyme, extended rhyme, feminine rhyme: These all refer to rhyming double or triple or multiple extra-syllable endings: dying/flying, generate/venerate, salubrious/lugubrious. light rhyme: Rhyming of a stressed syllable with a secondary stress: frog/dialog, live/prohibitive. wrenched rhyme: Rhyming of a stressed syllable with an unstressed syllable. This often occurs in ballads and folk poetry, often on conventional words like lady/a bee. end rhyme, terminal rhyme: All rhymes occur at line ends--the standard procedure. initial rhyme, head rhyme: Alliteration or other rhymes at the beginning of a line. internal rhyme: Rhyme that occurs within a line or passage, whether randomly (as below, on "flow" and "grow") or in some kind of pattern: A heavenly paradise is that place, Wherein all pleasant fruits do flow. These cherries grow, which none may buy Till "Cherry Ripe!" themselves do cry. broken rhyme: Rhyme using more than one word: But-oh! ye lords of ladies intellectual, Inform us truly, have they not hen-peck'd you all? linked rhyme: Rhyme that depends on completing the rhyme sound by enjambment over the line end: But what black Boreas wrecked her? He Came equipped, deadly-electric, apocopated rhyme: Rhyming a line end with a penultimate syllable: A poem should be wordless As the flight of birds. leonine rhyme, medial rhyme: Rhyme that occurs at the caesura and line end within a single line--like a rhymed couplet printed as a single line: I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers caesural rhyme, interlaced rhyme: Rhymes that occur at the caesura and line end within a pair of lines--like an abab quatrain printed as two lines: Sweet is the treading of wine, and sweet the feet of the dove; But a goodlier gift is thine than foam of the grapes or love. Yea, is not even Apollo, with hair and harp-string of gold, A bitter God to follow, a beautiful God to behold? crossed rhyme, alternating rhyme, interlocking rhyme: Rhyming in an abab pattern. intermittent rhyme: Rhyming every other line, as in the standard ballad quatrain: xaxa. envelope rhyme, inserted rhyme: Rhyming abba (as in the In Memoriam stanza). irregular rhyme: Rhyming that follows no fixed pattern (as in the pseudopindaric or irregular ode). sporadic rhyme, occasional rhyme: Rhyming that occurs unpredictably in a poem with mostly unrhymed lines thorn line: A line left without rhyme in a generally rhymed passage. (There are ten thorn lines among the 193 lines in Milton's irregularly rhymed Lycidas.)

1.2.2. Reviewing Material Looking at old lyrics Reviewing Rapper's Handbook Flocabulary Week in Rap

1.2.3. Mindmap Freestyle - Freestyle while looking at the Mind Map and at the 15,000 Phrasese in two windows - Best to Print Both Out

1.3. Phase 3

1.3.1. Writing out the points I want to make in the song and gathering the references

1.3.2. Gathering the Scriptures pertaining to the topic and the key word of the song

1.3.3. Freestyling on Topic

1.4. Phase 4

1.4.1. Writing the Lyrics of the best Freestyles

1.4.2. Writing to the beat > Sound > Search

1.4.3. Writing a different style rhyme for the topic Simile (SIH-muh-lee): a comparison between two or more things using the words like or as. example: "I move fast like a cheetah on the Serengeti." Metaphor (MET-uh-for): a comparison between two or more things that doesn't use the words like or as. example: "You are an ant, while I'm the lion." Alliteration (uh-LIT-er-AY-shuhn): a phrase with a string of words all beginning with the same sound. example: "Five freaky females finding sales at retail." Hyperbole (hie-PER-buh-lee): an exaggeration. example: "I fought a million rappers in an afternoon in June." Personification, (per-son-if-ih-KAY-shon): giving an animal or object human-like characteristics. example: "Alright, the sky misses the sun at night." Paradox (PARE-uh-docks): a statement that seems untrue, that seems to contradict itself. example: "The poorest man is the richest, and the rich are poor." Symbol (SIM-bull): something that stands for something else (often something more abstract). example: In Tupac Shakur's song Me and My Girlfriend, the "girflfriend" referenced is actually his gun. Assonance (ASS-uh-nince): the repetition of vowel sounds to create internal rhyme. example: "Hear the mellow wedding bells." - Edgar Allen Poe" Onomatopoeia (ON-uh-maht-uh-PEE-uh): a word that imitates the sound it is describing. example: "Out of reach, I pull out with a screech." Apostrophe (uh-POS-troh-fee): a figure of speech that addresses (talks to) a dead or nonpresent person, or an object. example: "O, King Vitamin cereal, you blow my mind!" Imagery (IM-aj-ree): a very general term that encompasses nearly any description of something that conjures an image, sound, taste, smell or feeling to mind. In other words a literal or concrete representation of a sensory experience or of an object that can be known by one or more senses. example: "Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels / And sawdust restaurants with oyster-shells" - T.S. Eliot Metonymy (met-TON-im-ee): a figure of speech that replaces the literal thing with a more vivid, but closely related thing or idea. example: Instead of saying "give me your attention," you could say "give me your ear." Understatement (UHN-der-stayt-ment): the opposite of hyperbole, an understatement makes something that is a big deal seem not very important. It's often used for humor. example: "The boat had been ripped apart by the storm and now a dozen hungry sharks began circling the captain. 'This isn't great,' he told his wife."

1.4.4. Adding Multies where I can at the end of raps and the beginning looking at how it all rhymes with each other and adding rhymes anywhere I can I suppose I can just look at other's lyrics Ideas from the list below > F87 > Best-multi-syllable-rapper-all-time-1317029 > Index7

1.4.5. Changing words around with Synonyms

1.4.6. Checking the Syllables and the 16 bar count and song structure

1.5. Phase 5

1.5.1. Recording the editted up version

1.5.2. Listening and making edits

1.5.3. Recording again

1.5.4. Listening and writing where to add effects

2. Spiritual

2.1. Declarations

2.1.1. Subconscious, I command you in the Name of Jesus to produce Dove/Grammy Award Winning lyrics, completely on beat and with the right amount of syllables, that are going to change lives and draw people closer to God, that are going to bring God glory and feed His sheep and seek out the Lost!

2.2. Receiving Prayer

2.2.1. Prayer Hotlines

2.2.2. Using Prayer Request Form Forwarding it to 100+ ministries

2.3. TD Jakes Prep

2.3.1. Study yourself full.

2.3.2. Think yourself clear

2.3.3. Pray yourself hot

2.3.4. Let yourself go

3. Mine Eyes Affecteth Mine Heart

3.1. Rhyme Scheme

3.1.1. Untitled

3.1.2. Untitled

3.1.3. Untitled

3.2. Syllable Count Pictures

3.2.1. Untitled

3.2.2. Untitled

3.3. Multie Creation

3.3.1. Untitled

4. Environment

4.1. Beauty

4.1.1. Nature

4.1.2. Beach

4.1.3. Park

4.1.4. Mountain

4.1.5. Outside

4.2. Worship

4.2.1. Lyric Capturing Dragon Speaking with Earpiece Moleskine Notebook iPad Recorder in SongWriter

5. Tools

5.1. Portable

5.1.1. Sound System BlueMikey

5.1.2. Instrumentals iPhone / G2 / Laptop

5.1.3. Thesaurus

5.1.4. Writing Lyrics SongWriter (iPad)

5.1.5. Travel Pack Purchase Portable Battery that I can plug the Laptop into

5.2. Desktop

5.2.1. Sound System Microphone / Pre-Amp Ear Covering HeadPhones

5.2.2. Writing Lyrics Dragon Natural Speaking Transcribe MasterWriter (Laptop)

6. Team Weekly Lyrical Writing

6.1. Nathan

6.2. Freddy

6.3. Weekly Lyrical Writing

7. Feedback

7.1. Richie

7.1.1. Ok bro here ya go ...the flow was still a lil off in some places but dude first time I had a huge smile on my face while listening cause lyrically you killed it... I am feeling this one for real.... I am proud of you in a well pleased way.... we have to use this one somewhere ... if ikee doesn't use this verse that's ok cause I know a few places we can use this verse.. keep up the growth I love it... and when you record do it at our studio so I can coach the flow and help you get it on beat...practice this one until you can get the flow on ya in Jesus

8. Beats

8.1. Write to the beats

8.2. Freestyle a bunch of times after the Mindmap

9. Rap Questins

9.1. When can I have all of the Multies I find in a list? Where can I put it?

9.1.1. I can schedule time to gather Multies by listening to songs and gathering them HypeRAPtive

9.1.2. I can put it in SongWriter making the song with Multies and Masterwriter can have a section too

9.1.3. I can read raps on here and gank the best Multies

9.1.4. I can watch this video and capture all of the multies

9.1.5. I can read rap lyrics a lot and come up with my own, like jokes

9.1.6. I can go through this and then extract the best multies and just read and hear how they do it and how they deliver it; listening to the Rhymers after I read the lyrics of the rap

9.1.7. I can see where this goes

9.2. How can I find the Publisher?

9.3. What are the resources and services I need as a Rap Artist?

9.3.1. Distribution

9.3.2. Social Ping

9.3.3. Legalities

9.3.4. Working with other Artists

9.4. Songwriting/ers

9.4.1. I can copyright my lyrics and have a big shot sing it or I can get other people's God Inspired lyrics and put them into a song, beat jacking style.

9.5. Guest Artists

9.5.1. How much would I have to pay Toby Mac to sing on my track

9.6. Who are the top 10 beat makers that I can share my vision with for a beat and get them working on it within a day or two?