Rap may refer to:

  • Rapping, performance in which rhyming lyrics are used, with or without musical accompaniment (usually with drums or electronic); while an MC performs spoken verses in time to a beat/ melody
    • Hip hop
    • Hip hop music
  • In the 1960s Afro-American and hippie cultures, to talk or discuss, especially freely, openly, or volubly. "Achieving rapport with random talk". A form of "reasoning" as practiced by members of Rastafari

Rap may refer to:

  • Linguistics, a type of cadence in vocal communication that exhibits traits of both casual speech and formal singing. Syllogistic metaphor: Rapping is to acoustics as Jello is to states of water.

Rapper may refer to:

  • Rapper sword, a kind of sword dance associated with the North-East of England

RAP may refer to:

  • RAP sheet (Record of Arrest and Prosecution), a criminal record.
  • Rapid Refresh, a numerical weather prediction model which forecasts conditions within the next 12 hours for the United States, run hourly
  • Recognized Air Picture (RAP)
  • Recurring Advance Payment
  • Rent Assessment Panel for Scotland, now the Private Rented Housing Panel
  • Eclipse Foundation's Rich AJAX Platform, a software platform for developing Rich Internet Applications
  • the IATA airport code for Rapid City Regional Airport
  • Rassemblement pour l'alternative progressiste, a political party in Quebec
  • Regimental Aid Post
  • Restricted Area Permit, permitting entry into certain areas of India
  • Retirement annuity plan, a type of pension plan in the UK
  • Rocket Assisted Projectile
  • Route Access Protocol, a general protocol for distributing routing information at all levels of the Internet
  • Rule against perpetuities, a legal doctrine from the common law of real property
  • Right atrial pressure, a term describing the hydraulic pressure in a chamber of the heart
  • The Recognition and Prevention Program, a research center and clinic at the Zucker Hillside Hospital in Glen Oaks, New York dedicated to the early detection and prevention of psychosis
  • EMC Corporation's Resource Administration Platform: a flat-file database containing configuration details for all Legato NetWorker backup resources

Other articles related to "rap":

Pop-Rap - 2000s and 2010s - Innovation and Revitalization
... manage to appeal to listeners of all ages, and span numerous musical genres – including rap, rock, R B, punk, jazz, indie, country, pop, electronica and gospel – but it also spawned two number-one hit ... nearly a million copies in the first week alone, proving that innovative rap music could be just as commercially viable as gangsta rap, if not more so ... Although he designed it as a melancholic pop rather than rap, Kanye's following 808s Heartbreak would have a significant effect on hip hop music ...
Malk De Koijn
... Malk de Koijn is a Danish rap group formed in 1993, known for their innovative use of the Danish language ... The group has 3 members, Tue Track (rap, keyboard turntables), Blæs Bukki (rap keyboards) and Geolo G (rap) ...
Irie Maffia - Members
... Sena Dagadu - vocals, rap András Kéri aka MC Columbo - vocals, rap István Busa aka Papa Diamont - rap Ákos Baranyai aka DJ Future - turntable Tamás Dési aka Monsieur Büdo ...
Konan Big - Rap Career
... In 2008 Konan Big announced that he was working on a rap cd named Y Miren Lo Que Traigo Raza ("And look at what I bring, my race") that was released later in 2008 ... In 2009 he announced that he would change his rap name to "Buffalo" due to copyright problems ...

Famous quotes containing the word rap:

    You killed me, Margo. I’m not taking the rap for you.
    Blake Edwards (b. 1922)

    The myth of black women profiting at the expense of black men is the oldest rap around.
    Johnnetta Betsch Cole (b. 1936)