This is your brain on freestyle rap
This is your brain on freestyle rap.
Using brain scans, scientists try to find the hallmark of a creative process.
In the worldwide cultural juggernaut that is hip-hop, it’s widely understood that the spontaneous lyrical improvisation of freestyle rap is the genre’s purest form of creation. More often than not, how well a rapper navigates this stream-of-conscious realm is the yardstick by which talent is measured.