Talib Kweli Sheet Music – Twice Inna Lifetime

Below is the sheet music transcription of Talib Kweli’s rap verse on the song “Twice Inna Lifetime”, performed in his group with Mos Def, called “Blackstar.” First is shown a video demonstrating the rhythms, playing them through the computer. Skip ahead to 0:56 for this particular song.

Martin Connor is a music teacher & writer from Philadelphia, PA, with a music degree of high distinction from Duke University who is currently studying for a master’s degree at Brandeis University in Boston, MA, while focusing his research on the vocal melodies of the rap genre. He has contributed freelance articles to HipHopDX, Complex, and Pigeons and Planes, and had multiple articles from his website, www.RapAnalysis.com go viral on BET, The Source, XXL, and MTV. He teaches rap lessons online through the music school LessonFace, and has a book, The Artistry Of Rap Music, forthcoming from the McFarland Publishing House, scheduled for release in late 2017, as a follow-up to his 2014 contribution to their anthology "Eminem & Rap, Poetry, Race." He welcomes all comments, compliments, insults, and restaurant suggestions at [email protected].

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  1. Thanks for nice post. sheet music just like a book; musicians could read sheet audio to visualize a musical composition, and the sheet music might be played out loud as a book can become read aloud

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