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'''Bad Rap''' is a verbal warm up.
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'''Bad Rap''' is a verbal [[List of Warm Ups|warm up]]. It is also know as "'''Boom Shaka Laka'''." It is in certain ways the opposite of "[[Beastie Boys Rap]]."
  
Players stand in a circle. Everyone says "Bad rap" to a simple beat. One person delivers a line. The person to his left then delivers another line that seems like it will rhyme with the first, but the last word is a non-rhyming synonym instead. This person then delivers a new first line.
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==Format==
 
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A rhyming syllable is established by the first player. The second player then raps a sentence whose final word would obviously rhyme with that that syllable, but does not fill in the final rhyming word. The third player must fill it in with a word that ''does not'' rhyme. The third player then sets a up sentence to rhyme with their new word, and the fourth fills in with a new non-rhyming word.
==Example==
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===Example===
*All: "Bad rap, bad rap bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
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''To hear the rhythm of this exercise, see [http://www.noteflight.com/scores/view/a7f9db520e9179148f6843cfb8709e723183e17e here] - hover your cursor over the text "All" at the top left of the page to find a play button.''
*A: "I needed some food so I went to the store!"
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*All: "Bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
*B: "When I get horny I go to see a prostitute!"
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*A: "I went to the store to buy a shirt."
*All: "Bad rap, bad rap bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
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*All: "Bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
*B: "That lady has got a real weird haircut!"
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*B: "I got punched in the arm and it really..."
*C: "My mom was telling me to keep that door closed!"
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*C: "...stunk!"
*All: "Bad rap, bad rap bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
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*All: "Bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
 
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*C: "I live in a monastery, I'm a..."
==Variations==
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*D: "...priest!"
Bad Rap can also be played so that the next person only delivers the last, non-rhyming word.
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*All: "Bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
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*D: "Come one, come all, for the Thanksgiving..."
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*E: "...food!"
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Etc.
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
[[Beastie Boys Rap]]
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*[[Beastie Boys Rap]]
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*[[List of Warm Ups]]
  
  
 
[[Category:Warm Ups]]
 
[[Category:Warm Ups]]
 
[[Category:Musical Improv]]
 
[[Category:Musical Improv]]

Latest revision as of 18:52, 15 December 2014

Bad Rap is a verbal warm up. It is also know as "Boom Shaka Laka." It is in certain ways the opposite of "Beastie Boys Rap."

Format

A rhyming syllable is established by the first player. The second player then raps a sentence whose final word would obviously rhyme with that that syllable, but does not fill in the final rhyming word. The third player must fill it in with a word that does not rhyme. The third player then sets a up sentence to rhyme with their new word, and the fourth fills in with a new non-rhyming word.

Example

To hear the rhythm of this exercise, see here - hover your cursor over the text "All" at the top left of the page to find a play button.

  • All: "Bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
  • A: "I went to the store to buy a shirt."
  • All: "Bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
  • B: "I got punched in the arm and it really..."
  • C: "...stunk!"
  • All: "Bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
  • C: "I live in a monastery, I'm a..."
  • D: "...priest!"
  • All: "Bad rap, bad rap, bad rap"
  • D: "Come one, come all, for the Thanksgiving..."
  • E: "...food!"

Etc.

See Also