im going to teach u about wordplay with help from flocabulary
Wordplay has been used by everybody from Shakespeare
to Atmosphere to make audiences
ooh and ahh
best rappers combine wordplay and metaphors to
create amazing lines that people remember and tell
their grandkids about.
What you get on, it’s fam you can’t trust,
Words and Punch
make rappers March like the third month
Punchline, “Twice Inna Lifetime”
What is Wordplay?
An instance of wordplay in rap is when words signify
two or more different things that make sense in the
context of the line. Wordplay is literally just playing
with the meanings of words.
This is made possible by the fact that words in the
English language (and most languages) can have
multiple meanings. Words can have multiple dictionary
definitions, scientific definitions, colloquial definitions
and slang definitions. The skilled rapper…
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