3 Verse Rap Song & 2 Verse Raps Song

Typical 3 Verse Rap Song

Most rap song that you hear on the radio have a typical structure to them. Many rap songs have standard layouts and this standard makes it easier to duplicate the process of rap song writing. The typical structure of a 3 verse rap song  consists of an intro, 3 verses, 3 hooks, and an outro. The basics of a three verse song is broken down like this:

Intro - 8 bars long
Verse 1 - 16 bars long
Hook 1 - 8 bars long
Verse 2 - 16 bars long
Hook 2 - 8 bars long
Verse 3 - 16 bars long
Hook 3 - 8 bars long
Outro - 16 bars long but can be as much as 32 bars or longer depending on if the rapper has something he would like to say over the outro.

This structure is typical of a 3 verse rap song and the length of the typical raps song is around 4 minutes.




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Typical 2 Verse Rap Song

There is another standard used in rap songs although this type of rap song structure is mainly found on albums and not radio singles.  The typical 2 verse song consists of an intro, 2 verses, 2 hooks, and an outro. The basics of a 2 verse rap song structure breaks down like this:

Intro - 8 bars long
Verse 1 - 24 bars long
Hook 1 - 8 bars long
Verse 2 - 24 bars long
Hook 2 - 8 bars long
Outro - 16 bars long but can be as many as 32 bars or longer as needed.
This is the typical structure of a 2 verse rap song and the length of a 2 verse rap song is around 4 minutes.



Many people trying to learn how to write rap song frequently ask how long should a verse or a hook be. Normally when you are talking about rap songs everything is measured in bars. The typical length of a rap verse is 16 bars and that is an industry standard although there are a few other types of verses with varying lengths.  So what is a bar in a rap song anyway?  How do you measure a rap bar?

A bar or a rap bar in one line in your rap or the first sentence in your verse. A 16 bar rap song should have 16 sentences.

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