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Battle MCs

By orangedrink on May 29, 2016 10:24 pm

Wanted to make a battle rap.  I had the battle, but I didn't have the rap!  So I wrote a few lyrics and sampled myself and adjusted the voice.  Funny story, I started this a few years ago and I realized that OKOKOK has the same rhythm.  Interesting!  This week I added the string section, which I am nervous and excited about.  At the end, I faded out while using a VHS effect in Reason.  I've been mastering my tracks in Reason and have been really enjoying the process.   I didn't do the best job of mixing, but I was very tired from a fun weekend.  Will have to change a few things before going public with this one!


"I'm really trying to say it in a way you can understand"
"So bring it on, bring it on, bring it on!"
"Now let me tell you something, you and your crew are nothing."


Seriously this week I am going to catch up on everybody's music!  and YO I MET A WEEKLYBEATS MEMBER LAST FRIDAY IN REAL LIFE IT WAS AWESOME [shoutouts to SammyJams on a killer show!!]

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May 30, 2016 9:22 am

Man, I could listen to that beat all day, so sick! Great track, love the vocals, they give the piece a great character. Awesome job! big_smile

May 30, 2016 6:11 pm

May 31, 2016 6:24 am

I dig that riff! Open but vibey.

May 31, 2016 11:00 am

incredible

June 1, 2016 4:07 am

Dope track, I like the vocals, the strings sound fantastic and work great with the beat

June 1, 2016 2:19 pm

Man, really well done! Great rhythm and rap with infectious grove. Strings at the end make it epic!

June 1, 2016 3:12 pm

Nice shuffly feel, much liked.

And "Slouch" is no slouch either...

June 3, 2016 5:17 am

Awesome groove and sounds, huge beat. Nothing like a good battle rap to get things popping, and this one's like no other!

June 3, 2016 8:06 pm

Lovely, specialy the end, with strings and the HPF-like fadeout

June 5, 2016 8:07 pm

Super infectious and fun.  Great track!

June 5, 2016 8:27 pm
Martiln wrote:

Man, I could listen to that beat all day, so sick! Great track, love the vocals, they give the piece a great character. Awesome job! big_smile

Thank you!  Flattered.

Ipaghost wrote:


HA

Max Normal wrote:

I dig that riff! Open but vibey.

Thanks!  I know what you mean when you say open but vibey!!

Aday wrote:

incredible

:-)

Jason Nijjer wrote:

Dope track, I like the vocals, the strings sound fantastic and work great with the beat


Oh great!  I am glad the strings worked for you!

NWSPR wrote:

Man, really well done! Great rhythm and rap with infectious grove. Strings at the end make it epic!


TY so much!  Was really going for an epic ending!

Jim Wood wrote:

Nice shuffly feel, much liked.

And "Slouch" is no slouch either...


Thanks!  Wow!  You listened to Slouch!!!!


miraclemiles wrote:

Awesome groove and sounds, huge beat. Nothing like a good battle rap to get things popping, and this one's like no other!


:-D

m2K7 wrote:

Lovely, specialy the end, with strings and the HPF-like fadeout


great, thanks

CosmicCairns wrote:

Super infectious and fun.  Great track!


WHOO HOO!  WE DID IT!

June 6, 2016 2:43 pm

This just gets better and better as it progresses through the song.  And that's even after it starts off awesome.

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