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Hip-Hop: Beat or Lyrics?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ESKiMO2, Feb 14, 2009.

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Which do you listen to more?

  1. Beat

  2. Lyrics

  1. Regius

    Regius Senior Member

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    Lyrics. But I mean, it has to have a decent beat, cause if it has a bad beat..then nobody will wanna check it out haha.

    If you have garbage's without a meaning. Personally, I enjoy finding the meaning in art.
  2. KidN

    KidN Member

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    Lyrics cause they're sending the real message, but you know a beat is important too, a good beat can make all the difference in making the mc sound fresh and also a good beat is easy to fall in love with, if a song just sounds good no matter what it's saying you're gonna like it, but just because you like what someone is saying doesn't mean it sounds good, naw mean?


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    simple as that
  4. sketch_three

    sketch_three Banned

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    obviously id want both
    but i find it harder to listen to dope lyrics over a shite beat,

    ike if the beats good u can kinda zone out the shitty lyrics....but u need to pay atetion to listen to the lyrics an sadly that means hearing a gay beat

    but it all depends how dope they are, like canibus and big l had a few songs with anoying beats but the lyrics are to good to miss

    but i wont listen to a lil weezy song even if its a primo or large pro beat, just get the instrumetal
  5. ESKiMO2

    ESKiMO2 Elite Member

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    Yeah Canibus is incredible but the beat can nearly give me a headache sometimes.
    Songs like Indivisable and Horsementality would have been good but I can't stand the beat.
    I listen to him a lot regardless.
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  7. sketch_three

    sketch_three Banned

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    thats why remixes and freestyling over clasic 90s beats are dope,
    and yea us has waymore wack beats than l