How to Freestyle & Write Rap Lyrics

Learn how to freestyle rap with confidence at your show or with your friends plus how to write rap songs
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Last Update March 2016:

As the artist Manafest I've sold 300,000 albums worldwide, over 1,000,000 singles and toured over 20 different countries.

I started freestyle rapping at the same time I started writing rap lyrics and it has helped build my confidence as a performing artist.

I incorporate freestyle rapping into all my lives shows and it is one of the highlights of my performance hundreds of fans tell me.

I have put this "learn how to freestyle course for you" - to which you have full lifetime access, including all the updates, for free.

- Learn how to freestyle rap & write lyrics

- Learn how to incorporate freestyle rap into your live show

- Learn how to avoid losing your voice while rapping

What are the requirements?

  • Nothing, just don't take yourself so seriously and have fun
  • Nothing, anyone can rap if they just relax and are willing to learn something new

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn How To Freestyle On The Spot Anywhere
  • Learn How To Freestyle Using Objects People Hold Up In The Air
  • Learn How To Write Rap Lyrics By Freestyling

Who is the target audience?

  • Artists
  • Rappers
  • Anyone wanting to learn how to rap & have fun whether your career or not
  • This course is NOT for a battle emcee wanting to enter rap battles

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction Into Freestyling
How I started to freestyle rap & what you will learn in this course

Freestyling is making up a rhyme on the spot to a beat or acapella or perhaps a beat box


a punchline is the final phrase in your rhyme that makes people go woe!! and cover there mouth like he just laid it down. It tends to catch people off guard like did he just say that.

Section 2: Incorporating Freestyle Rap Into Your Show

During my show I ask people to grab objects from there pockets, sweaters, jackets or purses and hold it up in the air so I can see it and everyone else can see it.


Another way to engage the crowd is to have them give you words and you start rhyming and incorporate the word they used.


During my shows I've brought people on stage that have a funky outfits or words and logos on their shirts. I will then proceed to freestyle rap about what there wearing and use it in my rhymes that I make up on the spot. This shows the audience that it really is on the spot making it up.


Use Punchlines

Make sure people can understand what your saying

Slow down

Involve the crowd


Practice makes purpose. There comes a time when you have to stop learning and start doing! Throw on a beat and start rapping.

Section 3: How To Write Rap Lyrics

This lesson shows you how I find beats/instrumentals to write to or freestyle over.


This is how I write Rap Lyrics


This lesson shows you how easy it is to get started writing and recording over someone elses beat/instrumental.


Paying for a featured artist for one or multiple tracks is worth it. Even having friends featured on your songs is a great idea to people more involved in what your doing.


These are the songwriting tools I use

Section 4: Bonus Lectures

This is a freestyle I did in the studio rhyming over and over again until I got something I liked.


Instrumental for writing lyrics or practicing your freestyles


Instrumental for writing lyrics or practicing your freestyles


This is a live freestyle from a show in Ottawa a couple years back with my band.

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Instructor Biography

Christopher Greenwood, Teaches 22 Courses: Best Selling Author & Entrepreneur

Chris Greenwood: Musician, Best Selling Author & Entrepreneur

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Across the last decade and some change, Manafest has steadily cemented his status as one of the world's most diverse, envelope-pushing and all around uplifting artists. His seamless, lightening-like blur between the spectrums of rap, hip-hop, rock and pop hasn't just led to 300,000-plus album sales and five coveted Juno Award nominations (essentially the Grammy equivalent in his home country of Canada), but also more than 1,000 shows logged over four continents.

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