Recording Ad-libs Over a Rap Vocal

Ad libs are sounds, words, or phrases recorded around the lead vocal—short catchphrases or calling cards like Migos’ “skrrt skrrt!”



  1. Open a Spire project
  2. Tap the Edit view
  3. Drag the playhead to a few seconds before where you’ll record your ad-lib
  4. Tap the Record button
  5. Record your signature sound!


Sound Example

Listen to an example recorded in Spire Pro by rapper King Philip (prod. by Q Major, Tedd Boyd):

Recording Ad-Libs in Spire

Want to try recording your own ad-libs? Open the beat from the audio example in the Spire app below!

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