Writing & Recording Your First Rap Song

Learn How To Rap With Simple Step By Step Instructions For Your First Song

4.35 (31 reviews)


1.5 hours


Sep 2016

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What you will learn

Create rap songs from start to finish

Choose the right instrumentals

Write verses, choruses, intros and outros

Record confidently


I’m going to assume you’re interested in rap music, but you don’t know where to start. What do you need to know to write a rap song? How do you do it? Don’t worry, this course will walk you through, step by step, how to make your own rap song, even if you know nothing at all to begin with. If you’ve ever wanted to make a rap song, this is a great place to start.

If you’ve never written a song before or are a complete beginner, this course is designed for you. I developed it to give you very clear, actionable steps on writing your first song. I’ve even picked out an instrumental that I’ll share with you, and then we’ll walk through each step of creating a song, together.

The course starts with very high level concepts, so you broadly understand how to accomplish your goals, and then we filter those concepts into specific, actionable components. I’ll essentially write a song with you, while providing a framework for you to follow along. You can follow me as closely as you’d like, depending on whether you want flexible freedom or more structured guidance. By the time you’re done with this course, you will have completed your first rap song!

One final thought, if you have any desire to rap, you should take this course. Really. There’s no certain stereotype you need to fit to be able to rap. Anyone is capable of creating a rap song about whatever topic they choose if they have the drive. There are no rules. There are, however, underlying techniques, which influence rap skill. Those techniques can be taught to anyone. Do not let preconceived notions or stereotypes stop you from trying something you’re interested in. Now let’s get started!


Writing & Recording Your First Rap Song
Writing & Recording Your First Rap Song
Writing & Recording Your First Rap Song
Writing & Recording Your First Rap Song


Getting Started

Introduction & What To Expect

Finding Creative Flow

Download These!

Understanding Beats

Picking an Instrumental

Counting Bars & Flow

Song Structure

Understanding Beats Review

Writing Your Song

How to Write a Chorus

Writing Your Chorus (Exercise)

How To Write A Verse

Writing Your First Verse (Rhymes Exercise)

Writing Your Second Verse (Freewriting Exercise)

Writing Your Third Verse (Outline Exercise)

Writing an Intro & Outro

Writing Your Song Review

Recording Your Song

Vocals & Delivery

Basic Recording Ideas

Recording In Chunks

Ad-Libs (optional)

Polishing Your Song

Recording Your Song Review

Now You Have A Song!

Next Steps


Aditya31 May 2019

The course has very nice suggestions and can def guide you to write better lyrics, but he can hardly get my attention. Rap should be fun, this course is boring as hell

Joseph5 February 2017

Great tutorial, I only wish you didn't skip over the "non-essential" parts. Anyone willing to pay $25 is obviously passionate and wanting to hear about all the nooks and crannies of rap music. Either way the tutorial meets my needs so 4.5/5 *s.

ElijahBolden2 October 2016

Great information perfectly put together step by step. The content is so clear and the recap at the end of each video really tie things together.


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