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How to Make a Neo-Soul Song on Rapchat with Mia Gladstone

Watch how Mia Gladstone creates harmonies and experiments with vocal effects to create a lo-fi, neo-soul sound.

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Rapchat
05/31/2023 05:04   •   1min read

How to Make a Rap Song on Rapchat with JWillTheEgo

Watch how JWill The Ego records ad-libs and experiments with vocal effects to create an upbeat, high-energy rap song.

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Rapchat
05/31/2023 05:09   •   1min read

How to Make a Gritty Rap Song on Rapchat with LIFEOFTHOM

Watch how LIFEOFTHOM records ad-libs and stacks vocal layers to create a grungy, dark, and upbeat energy for his song, "HOUSE IS BURNING."

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Rapchat
05/31/2023 05:01   •   1min read

How to Create Harmonies on Rapchat with SheLailai

Watch how SheLailai records and stacks harmonies to create a pop sound for her vocals.

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Rapchat
05/31/2023 04:56   •   1min read

Record studio-quality vocals on your phone

It may take practice, but you can get studio-quality sounding vocals on your phone! 💡Pro Tip: You can get pretty good results from wired headphones, but we recommend the Shure MV7 microphone to really level up your vocals! Tip 1 – Find the right place to record When recording, make sure you are in a quiet environment with very little background noise. Background noise can be VERY distracting and can potentially reduce the quality of your finished track. Some of the best places to record whi

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Rapchat
01/17/2023 05:15   •   2min read

Best Microphone for Rapchat?

The right microphone will make all the difference when it comes to recording professional-sounding vocals. Which one should you choose? We recommend the Shure MV7 to Rapchat Artists for a few reasons: 1. It's the most affordable high-quality microphone you'll find 2. The USB allows you to connect to your phone or computer, making it super versatile 3. It's packed with features like voice isolation, Auto Level Mode, and custom voice signatures to give you incredible-sounding vocals 4. This

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Rapchat
01/17/2023 07:02   •   1min read

Distribute your music to Audiomack's 20m listeners

Now you can upload your songs directly from Rapchat to Audiomack and distribute to over 20 million listeners for free. Click Here to open your Rapchat Library > Tap Share > Select Audiomack. Why release music on Audiomack? Audiomack is an artist-first streaming platform to help you share your music and get close to your fans. The platform has played an integral role in breaking new acts, such as Roddy Ricch and Kaash Paige and helped rising African stars, such as Omah Lay, reach an internati

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Rapchat
01/17/2023 04:50   •   1min read

Easy Challenge Entry, Quick Song Upload & More!

We've got a TON of new features packed into the new iOS 9.1.0 update... * Easy challenge entry - no more hashtags! * Find challenges easier * Browse beat playlists * Quick song uploads * Fresh new home feed * Better user reporting * Pro studio unlocked for ALL users Easy challenge entry - no more hashtags! We made it waaaay easier to find and enter artist challenges from our redesigned challenge platform. You no longer need to worry about using the right hashtag —just choose the way tha

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Rapchat
11/03/2022 06:20   •   2min read

Announcing the Pro Studio

It's finally here! The all-new Rapchat Pro Studio empowers music creators everywhere to make streaming quality songs right on their phones. We’ve rebuilt our recording studio from the ground up with more powerful editing features such as: * Trim, splice, copy/paste, and drag vocals * Loop any portion of the song while recording * Duplicate, move, and rename layers * Zoom in and out to get more precision * Select the input microphone to get the best-quality recording * Auto Save and Undo/R

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Rapchat
09/21/2022 02:33   •   1min read

100 Rap Song Ideas

Looking for some inspiration for your next song? Here's a list of 100 ideas to get started... 🎤Pro tip: you can easily record and share songs for free on the Rapchat app 1. Your city or neighborhood growing up 2. Your city or neighborhood today 3. A world event that makes you upset 4. A family relationship 5. Getting paid 6. Not having money 7. Something you learned the hard way 8. A cause you are passionate about 9. Your lover 10. Your ex 11. Your ex’s lover 12

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Rapchat
07/12/2022 10:21   •   2min read

How to add vocal effects (iOS)

The iOS vocal presets are powered by Auto-Tune® from Antares and give you unlimited customization to get a professional studio sound. We worked with Grammy-winning audio engineers to mix 50+ vocal presets to you can easily enhance your vocals. 6 Steps for using vocal effects: 1. Test out the different presets. Click on the "FX" near the record screen to view vocal effects collections. As long as you have headphones on you can hear what you sound like in real-time. 2. Get familiar with Preset

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Rapchat
04/06/2022 02:31   •   2min read

5 Tips for better Auto-Tune

5 Tips for Better Auto-Tune 1. Monitor your vocals while you record. You can hear your vocal effects live while you record which is important to getting the right vocals for Auto-Tune. 2. Adjust the Retune speed for your voice. Everyone has a unique singing style and voice so you'll want to adjust the "Retune" up or down until you think it sounds good. Hint: Lower speeds closer to 0 give you more of the "T-Pain" effect, while closer to 100 will help you sound more natural. 3. Pay attention to

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Rapchat
04/08/2022 08:03   •   1min read

Intro to Auto-Tune

This tutorial is a great place to start if you want some simple tips for customizing our most popular vocal preset—Auto-Tune®. 💡Use headphones and turn monitoring on in the Studio Settings so you can listen to how you sound in real-time.6 steps for customizing your Auto-Tune in iOS: 1. Open the Auto-Tune settings. Click on the "FX" near the record screen to view vocal effects collections. Find "Auto-Tune" and click the settings icon 2. Don't need to adjust the Signature Key. We automatically

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Rapchat
04/08/2022 05:03   •   1min read

How to customize vocal effects

Intro to Customizing Vocal Effects on iOS 1. Monitor your vocals while you record. You can hear your vocal effects live while you record which is important to getting the right vocals for Auto-Tune. 2. Adjust the Retune speed for your voice. Everyone has a unique singing style and voice so you'll want to adjust the "Retune" up or down until you think it sounds good. Hint: Lower speeds closer to 0 give you more of the "T-Pain" effect, while closer to 100 will help you sound more natural. 3. Pay

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Rapchat
04/08/2022 08:21   •   1min read

How to find the best beats

The first step in making a song is to choose the right beat. The top artists on Rapchat spend a lot of their time in the app browsing the beats library (AKA Crate Digging!) to find a unique beat that inspires them. Hundreds of producers are adding new beats every day so it's important to check the beats page often. 💡One of the biggest reasons artists love Rapchat is the 150k+ free beats.6 Steps to Finding the Perfect Beats: 1. Navigate to the Beats Library by clicking on the Beats Icon “🎹” i

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Rapchat
02/18/2022 05:09   •   2min read

How to compose your song

Song Composition is the most important process to making high-quality music, but it's often overlooked by newer Rapchat users. Unless you are just freestyling, you'll want to be intentional with your song lyrics and structure—like a painter sketching outlines before painting a mural. Of course, you can use Rapchat to just record a verse or drop a few bars, but the guide below walks through an overview for creating a full-length song. 💡One of the best things you can do before even starting to c

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Rapchat
02/22/2022 05:11   •   3min read

How to record your vocals

The quality of your audio will make a huge difference and helps elevate songs from sounding amateur.  It really boils down to finding the right environment (quiet!) and positioning the microphone correctly. As you level up you may want to invest in a separate microphone, but you don't need to spend a lot of money to sound good. 💡Did you know that even artists like Kanye record portions of their songs using their phone? In one interview he shared "I just rap into my iPhone. Best microphone on

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Rapchat
02/18/2022 06:37   •   3min read

How to edit & mix your song

Editing and mixing your song can be the most tedious and challenging obstacle for artists. Refining the vocal effects is often the difference maker to give you that professional sound. Rapchat's studio was designed to be simple enough for beginners, but powerful enough for experienced artists to sound good on their phone. This tutorial walks through the basics for finalizing your songs in Rapchat. How to edit & mix your songs in 9 Steps: 1. Balance Volume Levels. Click on the mixing icon to vie

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Rapchat
02/24/2022 05:15   •   2min read

How to finalize & share songs

First impressions start before a new user presses play and can make a huge impact on a song’s overall success. Top artists take the time to add an attention-grabbing title and artwork that catches the eye of new listeners. How to export & share your songs in 9 Steps: 1. Export your song. In the studio, click on "Next"where you'll be given the option to continue or invite someone to collab. Assuming the song is complete, you'll select "Yes, Continue." Once you do this, you won't be able to edit

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Rapchat
02/24/2022 06:36   •   3min read