Jazz saxophonist Soweto Kinch is also a hip-hop MC. He explains his love of rap and street culture and is then joined by Nick Jurd (bass) and Jonathan Silk (drums) to perform an exclusive and one-off freestyle session. Features the following concepts - rapping, double bass, snare drum, crescendo, plucking, cymbals, riff, drum fill.
Use this clip as a stimulus to introduce learners to the origins of hip hop, then analyse an early hip-hop song and discuss the key characteristics and musical concepts within it. Compare that to this freestyle session by Soweto Kinch. Learners could then create their own rap-style piece by first composing a riff, then creating a drum beat then finally adding lyrics.