I never write. Never! I do not even remember if I can write … This is a true freestyle in general. I put a beat, I said some stuff, I retain ideas, I do it again, with a particular intonation, I test, and especially I record live.— Young Thug
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I Freestyle my Destiny, It's not written in Pages.
I never lost a freestyle race. Never. Not even in the YMCA.
But I've been freestyling and messing around with rhyming since I was 13.
That's when I really started listening to hip-hop music.
My life is like a song and I think I know the words, And as I start to sing along the whole verse becomes a blur. So I freestyle improv, make mistakes and evolve, The obstacles repeat, cause naturally it revolves.
I'm a thinker; I think too much. So for me to freestyle rap, it's like I'm thinking three, four time steps ahead, and I hate it.
If you ever fall off, freestyling is what gets you back on track and go.
Freestlying ain't always just to rap; you might fall off and you gotta come back. That's what freestyling is all about. Come off the dome with whatever is on your mind.
It's natural. I freestyle, meaning that I just rap. I might put words on paper, but I just put a beat on my rap, and go off the top of my head. It's something I've been able to do for a long time.
Actually freestyle really comes from 'Planet Rock'.
If you listen to all the freestyle records you'll hear that they are based on 'Planet Rock'. All the Miami Bass records are based upon Planet Rock.
Well hip hop is basically the whole culture of the movement.
There's the rap which is a form of hip hop culture. It could be breakdancing, freestyle dancing or whatever type of dancing that's happening now in the Black, Hispanic and White community.
I grew up around salsa, merengue, bachata, bass music, freestyle, hip-hop, techno, house, rave. Miami is special for that. It's a city where you don't know if it's more a part of the US, or of the Caribbean, or of Latin America, or of Europe.
106 & Park, Freestyle Friday, that was real pivotal.
I feel like he has the right to do that, he comes from that era so he has the right to do that.
So with the freestyles, I just do it for fun. If I hear something that I like, I'm rapping on it.
Most people have a blank slate and can start from nothing.
But for me, I had to break a bad habit that I've been doing all of my life, which is freestyle hip-hop.
I do freestyle jumping. Been doing since I was eight years old and can't quit. I'm addicted. I've broken many bones, but I ride with confidence. It's my thing - there's no high on earth like it. It's my hobby and I really enjoy it.
A lot of the old-school artists didn’t even respect what’s being called freestyle now... any emcee coming off the top of the head wasn’t really respected. The sentiment was emcees only did that if they couldn’t write. The coming off the top of the head rhymer had a built-in excuse to not be critiqued as hard
My school had a radio show, and when I first decided to become a rapper, I was on there, and I would, like, freestyle.
There are tools that help sharpen freestyle skills like having a diverse vernacular, some sense of music theory, being outspoken, phrasing, spacing, cross word puzzles, thesauruses, the ability to expand on an issue and embellish that with more descriptive terminology.
My freestyling ability is nonexistent.
I can't even write a verse if I tried to sit anywhere and write one. Being a good rapper is hard to do. I'm a good Rapaport, but that's about it.
I'm taking a lot of freestyle music and flipping it.
Jay-Z is like a rap-savant, he doesn't have to write the rhymes down, he can create complex raps in his head. I mean he does memorize it, he just doesn't write it down on paper. He doesn't freestyle onto the track, it's all thought out.
If you know how to freestyle, you will never have writer's block.
I freestyle everything.
I think Rowdy Gaines actually said something like: Katie Ledecky doesn't swim like a man. She swims like Katie Ledecky.And that was a good comment. I swim the way I swim. And I take it as a compliment when somebody says I swim like a man, because, as you said, my stroke is kind of taken after what some of the male freestylers have done. But I'm just trying to go as fast as I can go.
I'm more of a freestyle dancer. I like to do my own thing.
I feel good. I'm up there. I got third in the 100 'fly, I've qualified in the top eight already for the 100 freestyle.
You know, that's kind of the thing, I can't freestyle and I used to always wonder why I couldn't, and when I would try once out of every six months, but I was always a great writer!
I'm in the game of spinning plates. I'm spinning a boxing plate. I'm spinning a Tae Kwon Do plate. I'm spinning a Jujitsu plate. I'm spinning a freestyle wrestling plate. I'm spinning a karate plate. If I was to put all them down and have one boxing plate spinning, it would be like a load off my shoulders.
I really didn't want to rap; I was just a regular kid. My friend - his name is William Aston - we went to the same high school together, and he was rapping. He put out a freestyle over Chris Brown's 'Look at Me Now,' and it was fire, and the whole school went crazy.
I must say, I've been in the studio with Jay Z, dog.
.. I thought the freestyle thing was a myth. But, bro!
If you feel that you can just come in the studio and freestyle on my song, then I'm ready to rap battle you. That's just how I feel about it because I know I'm way harder than another rapper freestyling on my song.
Sometimes I write it down, sometimes I freestyle.
I get lines coming to me randomly throughout the day and I'll jot it down and build on that. If I get a line that's about love, it starts up a whole love verse... And if a beat speaks to me, it's like I already know what to write.
They call me Freestyle Freddy and I'm always ready to rap.
Even when I wake up from a nap. Economic devastation's kinda sweeping the nation. It's time for us to wake up and get an education.
The whole point of writing poetry or fiction is that you get to agonize over whatever it is you want to say, and you finally say it, and you get it as perfect as you can make it. Then you're forced to babble freestyle.
Niggas on the internet know everything.
You could make a freestyle tape in the fourth grade and they'll know about it.