How to Assemble and Arrange Hot Rap Beats
Does driving around the city and hearing that fresh new beat on the radio make you wonder why it’s so fresh? What makes that beat so hot anyway? Maybe you even think of making one of those hot beats yourself.
There are few things that you need in order to get that one hot rap beats. You need your creativity, a good understanding of music and of course a good computer. So how do you go about it – making hot new rap beats?
As mentioned earlier, your creativity plays a crucial role. Your creativity helps form the basis of your music or your beats. You must think of a style of beat that has not been used much, so that when your beats gets produced, it will come out as one of the new hot rap beats of the generation. How cool is that? And once you have decided on the style, you can go on to the next phase – choosing a good beat software program. One advantage of choosing good beat software to make your hot rap beats is that you can do it at your own convenience, without spending much money, and in the comfort of your own home.
When making hot rap beats, you must also take into account how you arrange your beats. There must be a symphony and everything must go well with each other. So how do you assemble and arrange hot rap beats? Here are some easy steps to help you:
Kicking it off with a drum pattern or audio loop preferably a MIDI. Drum patterns usually have at least 4-8 measures of a length.
Adding the bass – one that perfectly fits your style and song
Add an orchestration. An orchestration is basically choosing instruments that go well together. Tip: use a ‘metaphor ‘to help you choose the type of instrument you will use. For example RnB metaphor will then give you an idea of putting something jazzy like a piano or jazz guitar strums.
The whole song consists of an intro, verse, chorus and so on. All you have to do is copy what is needed to be repeated and if you want to alter anything in between, the chorus for example, you can tweak it in to make the song or beat is more dynamic. Just remember to be playful and do not forget how the notes and beats go together.
Now you have your basic beats. The next phase would be to arrange them. In arranging the beats, it depends entirely to you. But you must be mindful too of your listeners or intended audience. You should have an intro, a verse and a chorus. You can then repeat certain beats or cut some out if you wish.
So, tickle your senses and turn on your creativity. Create beats, assemble and arranged them. Viola! Now you have your fresh hot rap beats! And who knows, if you’ve got some talent and a knack for this thing, you might be able to sell your beats online, maybe even earn a fortune and make it big. So, if you are inspired to do it – start now! You never know, the next fresh beat could be yours.