What Is Assonance In Rap? Eminem Patiently Waiting Example

What Is Assonance In Rap? Eminem Patiently Waiting Example

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What Is Assonance In Rap? Eminem And Crooked I Verse Examples

Today we are talking about ASSonance. Haha… Ass…

But seriously assonance in rap is when the vowel sounds sound the same. In the rhyme or even through the lines in general. Eminem is a great example of this and if you are a seasoned rapper you already do this unintentially because you have been rapping so long it just happens…
It’s usually very subtle but it adds a lot to the musicality and the way it sounds to the listener.

They think they’re crazy, but they ain’t crazy
Let’s face it, shit, basically
They’re just playin’ sick, they ain’t shit
They ain’t sayin’ shit — spray ’em, 50!
A to the K, get in the way I’ll bring Dre and them with me
And turn this day into fuckin’ mayhem, you stayin’ with me?

See it’s the way that it SOUNDS around the vowels. The A E I O Us. In here he is playing with the A A LOT of tha tame
I’ll do it again for you so you can hear it and then give you an example from crooked I

Here is an example from a Crooked I verse
On the real, it’s a wrap, how could you possibly stop the Apocalypse When I’m atomic bombing the populous Shock the metropolis hostile as a kid popping the Glock at his mom’s And his pops then he hops in his drop with his iPod rocking his slaughterish


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