Article published in Joca 215
…The word “rap” originated in talking, speaking? today, it is also the acronym for “rhythm and poetry”? Rap is part of the hip-hop cultural movement, which emerged in the early 1970s in the Bronx, New York, in the United States.
…According to the Guinness World Records book, the rapper with the fastest rap in Portuguese is Brazilian Mohana Malheiros? She reached a speed of 8.7 words per second in the song “Rap Queen”.
…The speed of a rap beat can be categorized in different ways? Each beat represents a different subtype within this musical genre. Boom-bap, for example, is one of the most traditional styles and its speed of beats per minute (BPM) ranges from 80 to 96.
…in Brazil, some of the most famous rap artists are Criolo, Emicida, Sabotage, Gabriel O Pensador, and the group Racionais MC’s?