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  • Welcome, I'm Ryan Higa, proffessional singer, and vocal styloligerizerist

  • And today I'm going to be teaching you how to sing like some of your favourite artists.

  • As much as you think you can't sing, or as much as you know you can,

  • YOU CAN'T. YET.

  • But by the time you finish this video, with enough work and effort, one day, you might

  • be able to sound like...THIIIIIIIIIIIIIIS.

  • Not one lesson.

  • The first artist you're gonna learn how to sound like...

  • 2 Chainz

  • Think of every tough guy you ever met with a big ass chain,

  • now double that, that's how tough you gotta be when you rap like 2 Chainz. And once you've got that down,

  • all you have to do is rap about things that are blatantly obvious.

  • She got a big booty so I call her "Big Booty."

  • Or a line like this...

  • I'm in the kitchen, yams everywhere.

  • Or...

  • All I want for my birthday is a big booty ho.

  • Yes, those are actual lyrics from his song "Birthday Song."

  • But really, once you've perfect your 2 Chainz you can do it with anything.

  • I like this lamp yo, that's why I purchased this lamp.

  • I'm in the kitchen... Not anymore.

  • All I want for my birthday, is a big booty ho(le).

  • Oh! Gotta poop, gotta poop right now.

  • Justin Timberlake

  • JT likes to sing high

  • so the technique here is simple. You just have to grab your nuts hard. Hard as the can.

  • I can't wait till I get you on the floor, good lookin'

  • Oww! Ahhh!

  • Nicki Minaj

  • Sounding like Nicki Minaj is simple.

  • All you have to do is rap while you're slowly leaning back on an exercise ball.

  • I said, excuse me you're a hell of a guy,

  • I mean my, my, my, my you're like pelican fly.

  • I mean you're so shy and I'm loving your tie,

  • you're like slicker than the guy with the thing on his eye, oh!

  • Beyoncé

  • So you wanna sound like Beyoncé...

  • You probably can't. That's a natural God-given talent.

  • Justin Bieber

  • Just try to sound overly sexy almost to the point where it sounds like you're gonna cry but you don't.

  • As long as you love me.

  • One Direction

  • Just pretend you're a good-looking

  • British singer and duplicate yourself.

  • Everyone else but you...

  • Let's see, I'm probably gonna need about 1, 2, 3...

  • four more people for this part so...

  • Kageboushi no jutsu!

  • You guys ready? Ready? 5, 6, 7, 8

  • Remember that when you are feeling sad

  • Drake

  • Just sound really lazy, like you don't even feel like rapping today.

  • Started from the bottom now we're here.

  • Lazier, much lazier than that.

  • Started from the bottom now we're here.

  • Lazier!

  • Started from the bottom now we're here.

  • Look your alarm clock just woke you up at 6:00 am and now you have to go to school.

  • Started from the bottom now the whole team here.

  • Lil' Wayne

  • Now take what you do with Drake, and go even lazier.

  • Kinda like you're on drugs and struggling to speak.

  • Could never figure out our love.

  • Our love.

  • Snoop Dogg

  • Pretend like you're rapping at 3:00 am in the morning with your mom sleeping in the same room and she already woke up to scold you once.

  • When the pimps in the crib ma drop it like it's...

  • Will you shut up?

  • T-Pain

  • To sound like T-pain... I'm already doing it.

  • Initiate autotune.

  • To sound like T-pain... I'm already doing it.

  • Yeah. That's it.

  • Yeah, yeah, yeah, it's ****.

  • Lil' Jon

  • it's kind of like you're hard of hearing. WHAT!? I said its kind of like you're hard of hearing

  • WHAT!? I said it's kind of like you're hard of hearing. OKAY.

  • Every emo song

  • You're sad, because you just lost the love of your life

  • and you're trying to get over them by pushing them out, but, you can't, because you're just

  • constipated with love.

  • Where are you? And I'm so sorry.

  • Every country song

  • Think of the sound you would make when imitating a shot clock buzzer at a basketball game.

  • Now make the sound of your voice cracking

  • when you're going through puberty.

  • I'm going through puberty.

  • Put those two together and you got country.

  • I will never say never.

  • Every raggae song

  • Do you remember the Stitch voice from Lilo and Stitch?

  • Ohana means family.

  • Good, now do that with a deeper voice while bobbing your head.

  • Ohana means family.

  • And if you want to get fancy, you can add in those random

  • unnecessary shouting sounds that they do at the beginning of the song right before the chorus.

  • All you have to do is hit random things on your keyboard and shout it out loud

  • Every song that is difficult to understand

  • Whether it's in a different language, or just sounds like it is, there are still ways you can sound like your favourite artist.

  • If you don't know the song, just keep quiet until the part that you do know comes up,

  • Or you can just sing the parts that you do know and mumble the rest.

  • Just gimme the light...

  • Girl you looking nice...

  • Plus you gimme...

  • And if those two tips don't work, just make up the words.

  • As long as it relates to the song title, people will probably think you know it. Kinda like I used to sing the song Lights by Ellie Goulding

  • You turn the lights off, then you turn them back on. Shinning like it's a light.

  • Actually, those lyrics could make

  • a really good 2 Chainz song.

  • You turn the lights off, then you turn them back on.

  • Last but not least, and probably the most difficult to understand and imitate.

  • Skrillex

  • In order to sound like Skrillex you need to do everything you just learned

  • in this video, and put it all together in one.

  • Rewind

  • Initiate autotune

Welcome, I'm Ryan Higa, proffessional singer, and vocal styloligerizerist

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How To Sing Like Your Favorite Artists

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