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Def Jam Rapstar


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Also on:Wii, Xbox 360
GF Rating

191 ratings

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Game Details

  • Number of Players 2
  • Online Enabled Yes

Drug Reference, Mild Blood, Mild Violence, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, Strong Lyrics, Use of Alcohol, Use of Tobacco

Game Description

NOTE: Gameplay requires a USB microphone. Game does not include a USB microphone with rental or purchase.

Enter the world of hip-hop and climb all the way to the top in this game where music and culture collide. Def Jam Rapstar goes beyond the usual music experience by letting you make your mark in a community that echoes the real-life hip-hop world. Perform top hits by top rap artists, both past and present. Rhyme on top of beats mixed by leading hip-hop producers in Freestyle Mode. Record your performance with your system's camera, add special effects, and release your own single on the Web. Compete with other emcees in Battle Mode, form posses, promote other artists, and more as you build your own hip-hop empire.

Critic Reviews

GamesRadar Review (8.0 out of 10)

Def Jam Rapstar review When I say hip, you say hop! Hip! Any person who claims to be a Hip Hop fan can tell you how they know all the lyrics to their favorite songs and can gesticulate the mannerisms of their favorite emcees. Prior to Def Jam Rapstar, our talents were r...more

User Reviews

Average Member Rating: 5.9 out of 10

Good Game!. (9 out of 10)

posted by marisdaman (LAWNSIDE, NJ) on Oct 28, 2010
Member since Jul 2007
5 out of 5 gamers (100%) found this review helpful
This is a good game if you like rap, (which I do) I can see this as a great party game or if you want to become a master at rhyming your favorite rap songs. If you don't like rap.... I say don't rate the game on that! Rate the game on its Gameplay. To me it has the same value as guitar hero Rock...more

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Specs & Requirements

Memory 41 MB

Online Features PS Network Compatible, Trophies, Content Download

Modes Gameplay Recording, Free Play, Career, Practice, Multiplayer

Controllers Dualshock 3 Controller, USB Microphone, PlayStation Eye

Audio/Video HDTV 720p, HDTV 480p, HDTV 1080i

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