Video:How to Rap With Ice-T: Hardcore Rapwith Ice-T
Hardcore raps contain aggressive lyrics to elicit a similar emotion from the listener. Check out Ice-T, the legendary rapper and director of "The Art of Rap," discuss hardcore rap in this About.com video.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Rap With Ice-T: Hardcore Rap
What's Hardcore Rap?
And another thing about me is that I rhyme what would be considered "Hardcore."
About Hardcore Rap
So in Hardcore you might use profanity, you might use aggressive lyrics and stuff. That's considered hardcore rhyme.
So it should set you in a mood like, "Okay, Ice is talking that shit. I feel a certain way."
Whereas a more positive rhymer, he'll make you feel a different way.
So that's what I do.