Rap legend Big Daddy Kane explains that a real freestyle is a rhyme that is written down but is free of style. Taken from the interviews for the book "How to Rap: The Art & Science of the Hip-Hop MC".
"How to Rap: The Art & Science of the Hip-Hop MC" is the definitive guide to rapping, in the words of over 100 of the greatest MCs of all time.
Never-before-seen advice and guidance from over 100 of Hip-Hop's most acclaimed and successful MCs, including:
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Foreword by the legendary and hugely influential KOOL G RAP