Spittin’ fire bars at serious speed can be a bit hit or miss – lightning quick verses might leave listeners feeling a little bit alienated or confused, but if executed properly – with style, finesse, and on point-content – then jaws can be left hanging on the floor. We’ve compiled a list of some classic, rapid hip-hop verses for you delectation – you’re gonna need to listen to these more than once…
. Fu Schnickens – True Fuschnick
This Hip-Hop classic was produced by A Tribe Called Quest for Fu Schnicken’s F.U. – Dont Take It Personal album. Watch below, and see how Chip-Fu crushes the first verse with frightening speed
Busta Rhymes – Break Ya Neck
Busta Bust demonstrates his incredibly ability to spit out multiple syllables a second in his joint ‘Break Ya Neck’ – the first single from his 2001 album Genesis.
Tech N9ne – Speed of Sound
Tech N9ne is well known for his ability to spit sense at an intimidating pace. This bonus track off of Tech’s Bad Season mixtape was originally meant to feature on a Bone Thugs-N Harmony joint, but that never came to fruition.
Big Pun – The Dream Shatterer
New York Hip-Hop legend Big Pun was well known for his technical abilities, his complex and nuanced rhyming and his insane mastery of breath and breath control. Have a little listen to ‘The Dream Shatterer’, and see how all of these skills combine to create Pun’s distinctive and impressive sound.
Kendrick Lamar – Rigamortus
Rigamortus sees King Kendrick slowly increase the pace and ferocity of his flow until it explodes into an impressive barrage of hard hitting lyrics and quips. Damnn
Twista – Cocoa Butter Kisses (Chance The Rapper)
We could’ve gone with overnight celebrity, slow jamz, or one of the many other tracks that demonstrates Twista’s knack for rhyming faster than we can compute, but this feature on Chance’s classy ‘Cocoa Butter Kisses’ joint really stood out for us.