Hip-Hop Songs: IIImin7-IVMaj7

Hip-Hop Songs: IIImin7-IVMaj7

An often used chord progression in hip-hop songs,

Used in musics like: “Time of our lives, Pit Bull”, “Focus, Ariana Grande”

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Let’s check this out:


Some of you probably want to spice it up some more to get more originality, am I right?

So, let’s get a little more crazy and add some notes in those chords to make it even more jazzy !

I have the honor to present: THE VARIABLES !

The roots notes stay the same, however the right hand begins to do chords more difficult.

Sounds complicated doesn’t it?

Don’t worry our videos will help you out, for each one of them. I promise that you won’t regret it, those progressions sounds amazingly nice !

Pro Tips:

Feel entirely free to mix the progressions together, to be totally original and unique in your art.

If you also, mash up the chords, I can guarantee you that the progression you come up with will perfectly make sense !

Let’s talk about scales, if you wanna make some hip-hop instrumentals !

By my experience,

The best scale was the blues scale in case of making a lead !

If we are in the key of C, the blues scale would be:


Mix that up, with any of the progressions that are above and you’ll be satisfied promised. 🙂

So go ahead, play some !

That was all about the pro tips that I’ve got for you guys. Welp, for now.


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