Rapping on a Sunday Morning. Posted on May 7, 2012 by nicolamcnee Posted in Join.Live.Share Leave a comment [View the story "Rapping on a Sunday Morning. Yo. Check it." on Storify] Rapping on a Sunday Morning. Yo. Check it. by Joe Craig and Twitter friends Storified by Nicola McNee · Mon, May 07 2012 04:48:57 Time for some freestyle rap, yo. Gonna have you out of your seats for my beats, like a modern John Keats, taking it to the tweets. Yeah.Joe Craig And that’s probably enough of that.Joe Craig OR IS IT? Cos if it’s a rhyme then I can FIZZ IT and I won’t hear you DIS IT now I really need a BISCUIT so you better go FIX IT. Yeah.Joe Craig (I’m not entirely sure what it means to ‘fizz’ a ‘rhyme’ but it felt right as the words flowed from my freestyling fingers.)Joe Craig (And I would genuinely appreciate a biscuit at the moment.)Joe Craig My rhymes are all TRUE so if YOU want to LECTURE ME, stock up on CONFECTIONERY & serve it with some TEA almost IMMEDIATELY. Yo. Check it.Joe Craig @WaterstonesRich When I’m in freestyle rap mode, I’m LETHAL.Joe Craig Give me a beat, twitter. I feel a freestyle rap coming on. LET’S DO THIS.Joe Craig Sitting on my OWN with my mobile PHONE but I’m in the TWITTER ZONE & my raps’ll make you MOAN cos sometimes I PUN, so RUN. OK, now I’m done.Joe Craig @joecraiguk I’ve been taking NOTES from the author of Jimmy COATES, stacking rhymes on the WEB but I sound like a PLEBDaphne Schmaphne BACK FOR MORE cos my rap’ll never bore me like twitter did before, see? I hope you all ADORE THE freestyle RAP that is lapping at the SHORE.Joe Craig Yo. Kickin it.Joe Craig @bythesheetstore YOU ROCK THE TWITTER MIKE! Like Tina Turner & IKE (but without the violence).Joe Craig @alisooon Cos silly old Paree doesn’t have the beats like me, it’s all, like old & twee on the Champs Eleee(say). That’s what weee (say).Joe Craig @joecraiguk just following your LEAD, rapping lessons are what I NEED, bills to pay and mouths to FEED. Everytime I RAP it sounds like CRAPDaphne Schmaphne Yo. It’s a twitter rap battle that’ll make us fat all night like cattle, milking rhymes & beats in our dreams til our milk’s like cream.Joe Craig Yeah, that last one made no SENSE but it was DENSE with WORDPLAY. Have you ever HEARD PLAY quite so IMMENSE, worth SO MANY PENCE?!Joe Craig @joecraiguk Your last tweet wasn’t WACK, it was a rhyme ATTACK, get BACK cos Annie MAC is gonna play your new TRACKDaphne Schmaphne @joecraiguk and I’d pay many POUNDS to hear you go a few more ROUNDS laying down these awesome SOUNDS, perhaps in a lovely mansion’s GROUNDSDaphne Schmaphne This is my TWEET that’s hard to BEAT cause now it’s TIME to RHYME. I MAY SAY it can’t beat @joecraiguk from the u-KAY but it’s still SWEET.Jhinelle W Joe’s da best when he raps, he ain’t like me who sounds like craps. He thru down a challenge in this fight, cuz he’s da man-so cool & tight.Amy L @joecraiguk How’s this?; I’m tryin’ to sleep but it ain’t gonna happen cos I’m thinkin’ of cake and I’m thinkin’ bout rapping’!BluewaterWaterstones @Bluewaterstones LOVE IT.Joe Craig Twitter’s got a rapping INFECTION so I retweeted a SELECTION, some are better than OTHERS but you’re all loved by your MOTHERS. Word.Joe Craig More people have joined but they’re not COMPETITION. Cause my tweets follow the rule of rhyming REPETITION.Jhinelle W Should’ve been writing but it’s tough cos I’m fighting a fire that’s igniting every NIGHT in the twitter, late so OBLITERATE. Yo. Word.Joe Craig OK, I admit DEFEAT. Time to hit the SHEETS but I’m reading all your TWEETS & I love your hardcore BEATS.Joe Craig But remember: these rhymes won’t rap themselves, so it never stops until YOU GET MY BOOKS UP ON YOUR SHELVES. Yeah.Joe Craig And thus we learn that hip-hop always sells out to commercial interests in the end.Joe Craig @Bluewaterstones Awesome. Good luck and thanks for the rap. NIGHT NIGHT.Joe Craig @JhinelleW Peace. Joe Craig Wow. My timeline from last night is carnage. Freestyle rap twitter carnage. The best kind.Joe Craig http://storify.com/NicolaMcNee/rapping-on-a-saturday-night I’m getting ready for presenting a Digital Publishing workshop at Lighting the Future (a School and Children’s Librarian’s Conference in June) and I just had to storify these great impromptu raps on Twitter from Jimmy Coates author Joe Craig.