Hip Hop Songwriting: Writing to Avoid Clichés

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Since its inception in 1973 hip hop has become an indispensable creative platform for artists from every walk of life. Now you can try your hand at writing a topic-driven hip hop verse while avoiding the clichés that often appear in beginners’ rhymes. In this class students will learn writing techniques for drafting a hip hop verse around a particular theme while utilizing a variety of rhyme schemes. Students will walk away understanding the following: