Welcome to irapblog on wordpress.com the only blog site dedicated strictly to the needs and artistry of the MC. Now we’ve all heard of the 4 elements of Hiphop but do we know the 4 elements of Emceeing? The elements you have to have in order to call yourself an “MC”? In order to reep the benefits of the info bestowed on this blog and further advance your “Skillery” you need to know the four elements of Emceeing. The 1st element of the art of emceeing is “Freestyle” The ability to create verses off the the top of your head, saying what your thinking in the moment. The 2nd element of the art of emceeing is “Battling” The ability to attack and defend your self with words. Quick wit, and freestyle ability are key components. The 3rd element of the art of emceeing is “Songwriting” The ability to craft musical compositions for sale and entertainment purposes. The 4th element of the art of emceeing is “Performance” The ability to stand up in front of a crowd and entertain them for a period of time. Without the ability to perform your freestyles, battles and songs will be boring and have no impact. Now that you know you can visit here to learn everything there is to know about the elements. Everyday I scower the internet, TV, Magazines, books and my own personal knowledge as an MC/poet/writer to help out other MCs. Please be enlightened and enjoy!