10 Tongue Twisters For Rappers And Singers Thursday January 13 2022, 9:00 AM
Yona Marie
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10 Tongue Twisters For Rappers And Singers

Tongue Twisters To Practice Fast Flow

Beginner rappers are the main ones who can benefit from some tongue twisters that will help them make their way through phrases fast. Singers shouldn't feel like they don't need this type of help with the way the music industry is headed, either.

Singing and rapping can be very interchangeable these days in the most popular genres, including R&B, Hip Hop, and Dance music.

You might think you have the option to stick to slow bars and slow jams, but it never hurts to take develop your skill of singing and rapping fast if you're trying to make it in the music industry. 

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Tongue Twisters For Rappers And Singers

  • Betty Botter bought some butter but, said she, the butter's bitter.
    If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter.
    But a bit of better butter will make my bitter batter better.
    So she bought some better butter, better than the bitter butter,
    put it in her bitter batter, made her bitter batter better.
    So 't was better Betty Botter bought some better butter.

  • I slit the sheet, the sheet I slit, and on the slitted sheet I sit.

  • When a doctor doctors a doctor, does the doctor doing the doctoring doctor as the doctor being doctored wants to be doctored or does the doctor doing the doctoring doctor as he wants to doctor?


  • The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.
  • She sells seashells on the seashore.
    The shells she sells are seashells, I'm sure.
    And if she sells seashells on the seashore,
    Then I'm sure she sells seashore shells.

  • Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.
    Spread it thick, say it quick!
    Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.
    Spread it thicker, say it quicker!
    Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread.
    Don't eat with your mouth full!

  • Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie

  • Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers;
    A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked;
    If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
    Where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked

  • Birdie birdie in the sky laid a turdie in my eye.
    If cows could fly I'd have a cow pie in my eye.

  • Luke Luck likes lakes. Luke's duck likes lakes. Luke Luck licks lakes. Luck's duck licks lakes. Duck takes licks in lakes Luke Luck likes. Luke Luck takes licks in lakes duck likes.


Tongue Twister Tips 

Practice To A Steady Beat

It's a great thing to do a tongue twister from the top of your head with no music involved, but don't forget to practice these tongue twisters along with a beat.

Doing these exercises can help you speak faster, but you have to be able to go beyond just speaking and think about how your speed will match the music.

Beginner singers and rappers are at risk of going too fast along to a beat sometimes when it comes to their tempo and phrasing, which takes time to practice. 

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Practice At Varying Tempos

You will benefit from learning how to speed phrases up at varying tempos. Practice going through a very fast tongue twister with an instrumental if you can.

Take it a step further by plugging that instrumental into a DAW (digital workstation) like Audacity and changing the tempo in the settings with each try.

This will give you more confidence to rap or sing slow songs, mid-tempo songs, and insanely fast ones as well.

It will also help you when you start really learning how to switch your flow up to varying speeds, all in the same BPM (beats per minute, a number that tracks the beat per minute in a song). 


Start Slow, Then Work Your Way Up

Don't try going extremely fast straight from the start because this will make your tongue twister challenge seem impossible and can cause you to lose motivation.

Start slowly at first, getting a feel for how you want to spit the flow of the phrase. Slowly speed it up as you go along until you feel confident to take it to the next level.

Practice Making Different Rhythms 

As a singer or rapper, take it further than just reciting the tongue twister in a way that each syllable counts for the same amount of beats.

Play around with the phrasing of your tongue twister and add emphasis to certain words that you think stand out in the phrase. Try to mimic the flow of a popular song where a rapper or singer spits their verse very fast. 

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