Hip-Hop Music’s Affinity to the ‘Triplet’ Rap Flow

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From Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Notorious B.I.G. and more recently, Migos, hip-hop has been manipulating their raps to achieve a triplet rhythmic beat. It’s been recently dubbed as “Mumble Rap” by online blogs, with artists like Desiigner and Future having mastered the rap flow. Vox Media dug deep into the history to better explain this music trick, and you’ll be surprised at some of the things they’ve uncovered. This also explains a lot about the rise of Trap music. Watch the clip below and gain some knowledge.

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