Glizz, an international sensation, shares how rap has been gaining more popularity across the globe.
Rap is a form of music that is delivered rhythmically and with an upbeat tempo. People use extensive vocabulary to deliver their messages. Rap comes under the hip-hop genre. It is gaining a lot of popularity all over the world and has given birth to many subgenres. Glizz always knew that he would do something phenomenal in life.
Initially, he didn’t put his soul into creating the first song. It still managed to rake over 1k views. This rapid growth made him realize that rap is his destiny. It became evident when his first video also got 14k views and was praised by many. When he saw how his music inspires others, Glizz decided to pursue this passion wholeheartedly. He took the chance as he believes that chances make champions, hence he spent many days in the studio during the pandemic, or as he likes to call ‘Band-emic’. His aim is to create music that elevates the mood and develops feelings. Rap is a medium to shed light on various topics, and we go back to its roots with Glizz.
Rap means a mix of flow, content, and delivery. It is also extended by various elements like Djing, break-dancing, and art. Rap lyrics are always rhyming, and this element emerged from the tales of Caribbean folk artists. The foundation for rap was laid down many centuries before in South Africa.
Rap as a genre was kick-started by the DJs where they used different music elements and added beats to lyrics to make it more rhythmic. After some time, it transformed into the Bronx sensation that took the music world by storm.
The Golden Era
During 1984, rap witnessed the emergence of rappers who used their knack of words combining words and delivering meaning to create catchy songs. During this time, Rap was going through expansive changes in New York.
Every new rap song shaped the future of the hip-hop industry. The notable rappers during this period were Run-DMC, Public Enemy, Eric B. & Rakim, etc., Societal issues were raised in songs, and as the technology progressed, so did the sound and lyrics. Hip-hop came from the streets and took the music world by storm.
The Relation Of Hip-Hop And Rap
Rap is a singular element that is a part of hip-hop. Hip-hop is made up of four elements: graffiti art, deejaying, dance, and MCing. Rap came from hip-hop culture. Rap is often a vision of the artist that he narrates through lyrics. Some of the most famous rappers like Tupac also tackled world issues through their music.
Glizz also makes an impact by his rapping skills. People are motivated to work harder for their dreams and do what they like. Being held back by struggles is not in his books, and he wants others to be strong-willed for success. Visit his Instagram profile for the latest updates on his music and life.