How To Write A Bassline: Hip Hop

Writing a bassline in any style really isn't that hard. You can do it if you know a little bit about the genre and what scales to use.

Here are the other styles in this mini-series.

Pop and Reggae



Hip Hop


12/8 Stevie Wonder

Make sure you watch Part 1 where I explain where the notes and chords are coming from. This is a crucial step to bassline mastery! Here's another lesson that demos the same ideas:

Bass Guitar Music Theory: The 7 Arpeggios From C Major

Hip Hop Drumbeat 98BPM

Hip Hop Chord Progression

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