My love for music, my love for hip-hop music. So this was just organic to me. Were those the only choices you felt you had growing up, in order to get out of bad neighborhoods? Yeah, at times you definitely felt that way. It was like, Which road do I take? And thank god the game kind of chose me to go in the direction I went.
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Rapping or rhyming , spitting ,  emceeing ,  MCing   is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular",  which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backing beat or musical accompaniment. The earliest precursor to the modern rap is the West African griot tradition, in which "oral historians",  or "praise-singers",  would disseminate oral traditions and genealogies, or use their formidable rhetorical techniques for gossip or to "praise or critique individuals. Rap is usually delivered over a beat , typically provided by a DJ , turntablist , beatboxer , or performed a cappella without accompaniment.
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