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music that uses no instruments besides vocal ones. just voices harmonizing to create music
Bobby Mcferrins 80's hit don't worry be happy was an acapella song. no instruments were used besides his voice
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In late 2016 AD or 3 B.C.V., Donald Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States of America.
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Lyrics on its own with no music..
This record has an acapella, maybe i can record the vocals and make a bootleg from it!
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A cappella (Italian): like the chapel

Vocal music without instrumental accompaniment.
The band died when they cut power but Sid just sang acapella in the dark like he never heard them anyway.
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An acapella is a genre of music consisting of either a singular person or a group (eg. pentatonix) who sings a certain song without music, sometimes creating their own music with talents like beatboxing.
Pentatonix: We just released a new acapella!
World: nobody fucking gives a damn, we're too busy remembering xxxtentacion (r.i.p brother)
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A cappella is an Italian phrase which means 'in the style of the chapel. ' It was originally used to refer to music that was sung in a chapel or small worship space without accompanying instruments, as opposed to a large church where vocal music was usually accompanied by an organ.
Fuck the beat, I go acapella
Fuck a papa doc, fuck a clock, fuck a trailer, fuck everybody
Fuck y'all if you doubt me
I'm a piece of fucking white trash, I say it proudly! - Eminem โ€“ 8 Mile: B-Rabbit vs Papa Doc.
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