Choose your favourite hip hop videos. Watch 15 seconds clips. Listen to the lyrics. Pick out the sound patterns. Create your own lyrics to reply. An automatic scoring system judges your rhymes for complexity. Challenge friends on leaderboards.
LYRICAL KOMBAT will help you discover and build your unique lyrical skills. Fantastic, funny, political - whatever you are.
*Use your favourite videos to build lyrical skills.
Choose videos by the greatest lyricists. There are styles to suit all tastes from golden age to grime. Videos are added daily and on special occasions we celebrate the work of featured artists.
*Rhymes automatically scored
A unique algorithm scores rhymes according to how complex they are. The algorithm picks out repeated patterns of sounds and should even catch multis which are the hallmark of great MCs.
*Beats to help with rhythm
Responses to videos are recorded over beats. The beats help guide your vocal timing. Freestyle in real time, or write down lyrics offline and practice before you record.
Think you’re a better lyricist than your friends? Prove it. Challenge them and you both respond to the same song. Whoever has the best rhymes wins. What’s stopping you?
*Share with social
Once your lyrics are complete, you can share them with friends.
We're adding new challenges regularly This means reviewing the work of a lot of artists; famous and less well known. The key thing is the quality of the lyrics and wordplay. If there are artists and songs we really should have but don't get in touch and tell us. We'll listen.
If you want to help us find and share lyrical greatness here are our details.