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Rap is a vocal style, usually coming together with , the musical genre off-shoot of the hip hop culture. Rapping itself, also known as emceeing, MCing, spitting, or just rhyming, is the rhythmic spoken delivery of rhymes and wordplay. Rapping is one of the four pillars of the hip hop culture, along with DJing, graffiti, and breaking.

Rap is also considered a separate genre from hip hop in some cases where the artists do not make music compatible with the hip hop culture. Some of these cases include Lil Wayne, Juelz Santana, Lil Jon, 50 Cent, T.I., The Game, and Nelly. Rap music has a general focus on , , and beats, while hip hop has a general focus on the other four pillars of hip hop.

Edited by IRONICtypo on 9 Jul 2011, 17:18

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