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OnceMe wrote:Yea thanks for answer it helps alot, I realize grammar info's from eminem's songs.. i can always say that im singing in slang
nitten wrote:On the other hand, even do i would say i speak and write pretty good in english, my teacher accuses me of using ghetto grammar, whatever that is.
timboalogo wrote:nitten wrote:On the other hand, even do i would say i speak and write pretty good in english, my teacher accuses me of using ghetto grammar, whatever that is.
This be ghetto grammar: Man, dju hear dat rap song yestaday? she tight! her is so sexy. I want to aks her out!
and so on ...
aww-de-oh wrote:I know many 'English is their only language' artists... that can't write "pro" lyrics...
_controlfreak wrote:"Mastication" doesn't lend itself to being heard as a "pro" lyric. An unfortunate rhyme pairing with that word even less so.
shaaregeulah wrote:Here are some lyrics:
"To give him any advice,
I wouldn't dare,
Cause OnceMe lays his tracks with pirated software.
Jowboy wrote:The thing about grammar is that it will only get you half way with any language.
Jowboy wrote:Writing lyrics in a language that is not your first language is always a challenge. I've tried in Spanish and it just didn't work. It's not so much the grammar as it is the innate knowledge of how the words in the language go together poetically and rhythmically. I suppose if you speak the language long enough you can certainly get the gist of it, but if you are still thinking in your native tongue and translating mentally as you speak (me with Spanish) you're probably not there yet.
nitten wrote:Another thing you have to remember is that the lyrics isn't written for the public, especially when you are writing in a second language, you need to write in a way that make sense for you, not everybody else.
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