Oakland, CA — In the current world of hip hop, the use of ad-libs has become a critical creative component to a record. Some of the highest charting songs in hip-hop can point to the power of the ad-libs they include as part of their success. The new generation of rappers seems to be leaning heavily on the use of ad libs maybe even more so than their overall lyrics and melodies. While contemporary rappers have taken ad-libs to new heights, we can trace the significant use of ad-libs by older, well known MC’s who have utilized them in songs to enhance their music in different ways as well. In this playlist, you’ll be able to hear a wide range of how different artists have used ad-libs throughout hip hop history from past to present.