->''Oh, crap! A random rap!''
-->-- '''dascottjr''', "Music/{{Friday}}", [[LiteralMusicVideo Literal Video Version]] [[http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/501b0c10ef/friday-literal-video-version]]

You're listening to a {{pop}} song, when suddenly, out of nowhere, a rapper jumps into the song. Then, almost as suddenly as he appeared, [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment he disappears into the night, and the song returns to normal.]]

It can be, but is not necessarily, a rapping bridge. This is generally due to deals made by record companies to [[MusicIsPolitics promote both artists]]. Or, more simply, the two could be genuine friends collaborating. Such songs are often {{bowdlerise}}d on the radio, when the entire rap verse is deleted even if it contains nothing questionable, as if the musical concept itself is offensive.

A similar practice existed in the early 1940s (which could be called A Wild Texan Appears), where a guy with a southern accent suddenly started talking over the music without warning. The trope name is a pun on a line in the {{Franchise/Pokemon}} games "A wild appeared!", [[BeamMeUpScotty which has become a meme with the verb in the present tense "appears"]].

Compare with StealthHiBye.

[[folder: AnimeAndManga]]
* In an episode of ''SamuraiChamploo'', a trio of local villagers come out of nowhere and start rapping about recent events, and then leave equally abruptly leaving the protagonists just as confused as the viewer.
* The full version of Ryuko's [[{{Leitmotif}} theme]] from ''Anime/KillLaKill'', "Before My Body Is Dry", features one.
* Inverted with ''Anime/GurrenLagann'''s "Libera Me From Hell", which is more of a rap song in which a wild opera singer appears (though the operatic parts get more of a focus within the show itself.)

[[folder: Films]]
* Who could forget the rapping dog in ''WesternAnimation/TitanicTheLegendGoesOn''?
* ''Film/SisterAct 2'' has some isolated instances of rapping.
* [[WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfTheTitanic The sequel to the other animated Titanic movie]] gives us a rapping shark. [[BoastfulRap Yo, yo, yo! Look at my teeth!]]
* In a similar vein, the rapping Cheshire Cat in ''WesternAnimation/CareBears in Wonderland''.
* Those three rappers who make a cameo in ''Scenes From a Mall''. ("California! The sun shines hard! People wear shorts on the [[FunetikAksent bulla-vard]]!") They're not interrupting a musical number, but it's still pretty random.
* In ''Film/TeenWitch'', the main character and her friend happen upon a few street kids rapping. The main character uses her magic to give her friend the power to rap back at them. The film is otherwise not a musical. Except that one musical number where the girls burst out their expressions of heterosexuality.
* Tex Richman does this for his VillainSong in ''Film/TheMuppets''.
** This is actually [[InvertedTrope inverted]] in the full number, which had an opera break that was cut from the final film.
* ''Film/JulienDonkeyBoy'': "WELL. I'M. A. BLACK ALBINO, STRAIGHT FROM ALABAMA..."
* Nigel breaks into one in ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio 2}}'' during his impromptu version of ''I Will Survive''.

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* "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBfBRT9WgDk Climax Jump (Gun Form)]]" and "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZF37t0wT5lA Climax Jump (Den-Liner Form)]]", two of the many versions of ''Series/KamenRiderDenO'''s opening theme, both feature a random rap by Ryutaros in the middle.
** A non-bridge example is "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOfHYvKzq2s Te wo Tsunagou]]" from ''Series/KamenRiderOOO'' which features random rapping by Ankh.
* The ''Creator/ConanOBrien'' parody of "{{Friday}}" had a rapper show up, utterly confused by his own role in the song.
--> ''"Why is there a rapper here?''
--> ''What exactly am I here?''
--> ''[[LampshadeHanging Did I just rhyme]] [[RhymingWithItself 'here' wit 'here'?]]''
--> ''I am getting out of here!"''
--> ''"That was a rapper,''
--> ''Which makes this a real song!"''
* The German Olympic skater Katarina Witt appeared in several Christmas TV specials in the early 1990s. In one of them, [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment out of nowhere]] she suddenly breaks into a full-on rap.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'': "The Greatest Show in the Galaxy" opens with the Ringmaster unexpectedly rapping expository dialogue: a dramatic device not used before or since in the show's entire history.
** Justified: [[spoiler:the Ringmaster only does this as another way to entertain the Gods of Ragnarok between acts]]
* "Kick It!" from DrewCareysImprovAGanza is a regular improv scene which switches to rap and back at another player's command.
* "TwinBed" from the SaturdayNightLive has Jimmy Fallon who was previously one of the boyfriends suddenly start rapping.
* [[HowIMetYourMother Robin Sparkles' Let's Go to the Mall]].
* Dean Learner does one on the [[StylisticSuck ghastly]] wannabe pop hit in ''Series/GarthMarenghisDarkplace''.

* Justified by Music/{{TLC}}, due to rapper Left Eye being part of the group. She also guest-appeared in songs by other artists. Despite being a fairly tame rapper by 90's standards, her verses still tended to be cut in radio edits.
* Music/KatyPerry's "California Gurls" features a rap by SnoopDogg.
** Also by Perry, a version of "E.T." (featured in the music video) had KanyeWest doing a rap in it.
*** The E.T. example is especially hilarious when Kanye ruins any subtlety the song about romance with an alien had by interjecting with "Tell me what's next? Alien sex!"
** No less than four of the six singles off Perry's album ''Teenage Dream'' featured A Wild Rapper Appears. Only one, the aforementioned "California Gurlz", had the rap present on the album; for the others, the rap was added for the radio release.
** "Dark Horse" has a rap portion near the end, courtesy of The ThreeSixMafia's Juicy J.
* Music/LadyGaga also featured FloRida on "Starstruck", a track from her debut album, ''The Fame''. It's not a very well-known song of hers, but it's still kind of out-of-nowhere, especially considering Gaga rarely has guest verses on her songs.
** ''ARTPOP'' has "Jewels N' Drugs" which ups the ante by featuring '''three''' guest rap verses, from T.I., Too $hort, and Twista respectively.
* "Music/{{Friday}}", by Music/RebeccaBlack, is a well-known example of this trope, provided by producer Patrice Wilson.
* Music/JustinBieber frequently has rappers do this in his songs. The weirdest is "Never Say Never" with Jaden Smith, who isn't very good at it.
** "Baby" is a very popular song, and a clear-cut example if you're not familiar with the trope.
** As his appearance on a ChrisBrown mixtape track, as well as his freestyle over Music/KanyeWest and Music/JayZ's "Otis", prove, Justin Bieber is a pretty decent rapper himself. He never does it in his own songs though.
** Music/NickiMinaj pops in out of nowhere for a verse of "Beauty and a Beat." The implied date rape ("You know I'm gonna hit 'im with the ether") is a little offputting.
* Ludacris, Music/TPain, Flo Rida, Music/{{Pitbull}} and Music/LilWayne frequently enter this as they [[WolverinePublicity work in basically everything]] (the first is one of those who worked with Bieber).
** Fittingly, Ludacris has also worked with Music/{{Usher}}; the rap segment of "Yeah!" was his doing.
*** General consensus about Ludacris is that whatever song he appears in becomes better ''because'' of him showing up, and that his guest verses are much better than his actual songs.
** Increasingly this is true with Music/RickRoss, Mac Miller and French Montana as well.
** Music/KanyeWest, Music/{{Eminem}} and Music/JayZ have shades of this as well, but the collaborations they do like this are quite rare, and it's often much less jarring when they do so.
*** Case in point for each of them - Kanye in "American Boy" by Estelle, Eminem in Akon's "Smack That", Jay-Z in "Crazy in Love" by Beyonce, although it didn't work quite as well for Jay-Z in "Lost+" by Coldplay
*** It also didn't work very well with Jay-Z in "Suit and Tie" by Music/JustinTimberlake, as the verse is very disconnected from the song and plays over a slower beat.
** Kardinal Offishall is this to the Canadian market. Of note is his appearance in Raghav's "So Much", which features a unique take on the rap bridge (specifically, Raghav himself sings the first third of the bridge and Kardinal Offishall raps the final two-thirds).
** This is practically Music/{{Pitbull}}'s Modus Operandi. Starting with Usher's "DJ Got Us Falling In Love" from 2010, there have been more songs that feature him as this trope than there are with him as the main singer (and even for those, he nearly always has someone else filling in for this trope's role, though usually by singing and not rapping.)
* Subverted in "Rapture" by Music/{{Blondie}}, although considered the UrExample. Instead of someone else rapping in her song, Debbie Harry does it herself. Even when they had Coolio appear on "No Exit", they dodged having a true example of this trope - both Debbie Harry ''and'' Coolio were rapping in the verses.
* Oddly, when KanyeWest was in his Autotune-phase, "Amazing" felt very much like this, despite West being a rapper himself, after his singing for 2 and a half minutes, Young Jeezy's appearance is very jarring.
** Despite Music/LilWayne at the time being the other major Autotuned rapper in the industry (although this depends on if you class Music/TPain in what would be a very loose definition of the term "rapper"), his rap on "See You In My Nightmares" on the same album is as, if not more, jarring - especially since he sings the chorus on Autotune. You read that right: Two ''rappers'' (both of whom use Autotune frequently) did a song and made ''the rap part'' sound out of place.
* Jenna Rose's song "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DwT_2QQU64 My Jeans]]" has a rapper named Baby Triggy show up in the middle of the song.
* Music/{{REM}}’s "Radio Song" has [[Music/KRSOne KRS-One]] rapping at the end. Much later [[Music/ATribeCalledQuest Q-Tip]] would contribute a rap verse to "The Outsiders".
** KRS also appears in the middle of Music/{{Noisia}} and Mayhem's "Exodus". It's not everyday you hear someone rap over a Neurofunk track.
* "Underneath It All" and "Hey Baby" by NoDoubt - but note that Lady Saw and Bounty Killer are Jamaican Dancehall Reggae artistes, rather than rappers.
* The "All Day, Every Day" remix of Texas's "Say What You Want", which features RZA and Method Man of the Music/WuTangClan.
* Music/SonicYouth's "[[XtremeKoolLetterz Kool]] Thing" uses this. Although instead of delivering an actual rap, [[Music/PublicEnemy Chuck D]] just responds to Kim Gordon's spoken monologue with deliberately vague, meaningless hip-hop cliches ("Tell it like it is... Yeah, word up!")
* Hard 'n' Phirm's "Pi" features fellow comedian/musician Howard Kremer aka Dragon Boy Suede.
* Kevin Max's "Existence" has a bridge featuring Knowdaverbs from GRITS.
* 'Alligator Sky' by OwlCity.
** Three versions of the song exist, the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BctkkpkefSo original version with Shawn Christopher]], [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eN5jTL_gvaQ one without any rapping]], and [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-xRJ37wbZY another rap version with B.O.B.]] that hasn't been officially released and came about from a friendly back and forth between B.O.B. and Adam Young on Twitter.
** Live show version: Instead of playing the song without the rap portion, the album version of the rap is played...[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bci7bkxRK7w with Shawn Christopher appearing through a prerecorded projection]], similar to the kind used for Vocaloid live shows.
* [=UB40=]'s cover of "Red Red Wine" has in some versions a Reggae-Rap section. NeilDiamond's original version is unsurprisingly absent of rapping.
* A much earlier example: "Every Little Step" by Bobby Brown has a rap portion, though by Bobby himself.
* Music/SamSmith's "I'm Not The Only One" has a remix featuring A$ap Rocky, who sings the intro and bridge of the song.
* EmilieAutumn, of all people, does this in "Opheliac". It's done by Emilie herself, though.
* KevinRudolf has this in many of his songs, but it's justified due to him being signed to Cash Money Records and actually associating with the guest rappers on a regular basis. It doesn't make their appearances any less sudden, like with LilWayne on "Let It Rock" and RickRoss on "Welcome to the World". Often the lyrics of the rapping don't have any association with the rest of the song.
* Parodied by inversion in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GI6CfKcMhjY Jack Sparrow by The Lonely Island]], where a rap song has a wild MichaelBolton appear...
** Also parodied in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5Otla5157c YOLO]], where their song is interrupted by [[KendrickLamar Kendrick Lamar]]'s rap... about investment and retirement advice. It's actually sound advice.
*** In fact, their rap is interrupted by Adam Levine's singing, whereas Lamar's rap fits the group's music genre. So it's more an inversion, Suddenly A Wild Singer Appears.
* "Electronic Pleasure" by [[NTrance N-Trance]].
* "Good Kill" by Too Much Joy ends with a rap by KRS-One. Oddly enough, this was released the same year he also appeared on {{REM}}'s "Radio Song".
* BadReligion's "Let Them Eat War" features a rap verse by Sage Francis.
* Parodied on the song "Pop Song" by Music/JonLajoie
-->''And now the [[LampshadeHanging token rap verse]] that doesn't make any sense''
-->''But helps me get a small percentage of the urban music market''
* "Lost+" by {{Coldplay}}, courtesy of Music/JayZ.
* Pete Townshend's "Who Are You (Gateway Remix)", which is basically his solo version of TheWho song, includes a rap verse by Hame.
* Inverted in the Music/{{Eminem}} song "Stan", which features refrains from pop singer Dido. The song helped get Dido's own single out.
** Also inverted with Music/TheBlackEyedPeas song "Where is the Love?", which has Music/JustinTimberlake singing the refains.
* The now little-remembered CharityMotivationSong "Voices That Care" included a brief rap by WillSmith. This was even more jarringly, awkwardly done in the Dutch answer to this, “[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYynkgJi1s4 Als je iets kan doen]]” by Artiesten voor Azië.
* "My Love" by JustinTimberlake features an appearance by T.I.
* "We Are The World 2010" has a whole section of this.
* Parodied by Music/TheAxisOfAwesome in their ''How To Write A Love Song'' where Lee pops in with a rap in the middle of their R&B love song.
* "Roll the Bones" by {{Rush}}, provided by usual vocalist Geddy Lee, but with his voice drastically altered via studio effects.
* {{Madonna}}'s "Give Me All Your Luvin'" kind of doubles up on this - the bridge has both {{MIA}} and NickiMinaj rapping for a few lines each.
* MichaelJackson [[ItWillNeverCatchOn thought that rap wouldn't catch on, according to Quincy Jones]], back in TheEighties. Once he was proven wrong, wild rappers became a mainstay on his albums.
** "Black Or White" (''Dangerous'') has a rap bridge credited to a mysterious "L.T.B." The video has ''Macaulay Culkin'' lip-sync this part.
** "Jam" (''Dangerous'') features a rap by Heavy D.
** "This Time Around" (''[=HIStory=]'') and "Unbreakable" (''Invincible'') both feature TheNotoriousBIG
** "2 Bad" (''[=HIStory=]'') features Shaquille O'Neal.
** "Heartbreaker" and "Invincible" (''Invincible'') feature Fats.
** The entirety of the 25th anniversary re-recording of ''Thriller'' has them.
* "Rollin' (The Ballad of Big & Rich)" by Big & Rich has a guest appearance by Cowboy Troy in the middle.
* Kirsty [=MacColl=]'s "Walking Down Madison" has a rap bridge by Aniff Cousins. He doesn't ''entirely'' appear out of nowhere though - he also gets the spoken line "would you like to see some more?" in the chorus.
* The Jessie J song "Price Tag" has a rap by B.o.B.
** And then there's the Dizzee Rascal and Big Sean raps in Jessie J's "Wild" which don't fit the style or the content of the rest of the song. Dizee even takes over mid-verse.
* The last verse of Riskay's positively delightful [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgWgEoaAYDY Smell Yo Dick]].
* {{Maroon 5}} has Wiz Khalifa appear in "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRaWnd3LJfs Payphone]]."
** Khalifa also appears in CeeLoGreen's "Bright Lights, Bigger City". It should be noted that the studio versions of both songs omit Khalifa.
* Betty Wright And The Roots' ''Betty Wright: The Movie'' has three such appearances - SnoopDogg on "Real Woman", LilWayne on "Grapes On A Vine" [[note]] Though he doesn't ''quite'' appear out of nowhere in this case - before he does his rapped bridge, he also interjects a few times during the verses, and even takes part in the chorus by repeating lyrics as spoken word[[/note]] and Robert "The Messenger" Bozeman on "Hollywould". Though The Roots are a hip-hop group, they only provide instrumentation on the album, and most of the vocals are sung by Betty Wright herself.
* Double-subverted by {{Music/Keane}}'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zI9C9j0QgU4 Stop For A Minute.]] It features K'NAAN, a rapper, who [[PlayingAgainstType sings]]. But right after the second chorus, he abruptly switches to rapping.
** "Looking Back," however, plays it straight.
* Three tracks on Music/{{Giulietta}}'s debut album ''Ascension'' featured an uncredited MC. Her sophomore album/mixtape, ''911: Code Pink'', featured no less than ''seven'' rappers, all credited.
* Music/DaisyDaresYou's [[OneHitWonder sole hit]], "Number One Enemy", features Chipmunk, whose appearance is one BigLippedAlligatorMoment within the song.
* "You're Freaking Me Out Girl" by Wired All Wrong has a rap bridge provided by Count Bass D. He was most likely brought in due to connections with Wired All Wrong's vocalist Matt Mahaffey - both hail from Tennessee, and Count Bass D was once signed to Spongebath, the independent label Mahaffey co-founded.
* Not quite a rap break, but the Music/{{Anthrax}} song 1000 Points of Hate features dj scratching by Music/PublicEnemy's Terminator X.
* Music/ChristinaAguilera did a cover of "Lady Marmalade" which plays with this, being evenly split between singing (P!nk and Christina) and rapping (Lil' Kym and Mya).
* DisneyChannel examples:
** "Tell Me Something I Don't Know" by SelenaGomez features one by an uncredited rapper.
*** "Intuition" features raps by Eric Bellinger.
** "Who's That Boy" by DemiLovato features a rap by Dev. (However, since they almost sound similar, it's hard to tell if Demi or Dev was doing the rap in the middle of the song.)
** "Liberty Walk" by MileyCyrus, rapped by Miley herself.
*** The hip-hop-influenced ''Bangerz'' has raps by Music/{{Future}}, French Montana, Nelly, BigSean, Music/{{Ludacris}} and Miley herself.
* The cartoon themed group ''{{Music/Gorillaz}}'' is famous for this. Their hit single off the first album - called "Clint Eastwood" - featured Del The Funky Homosapien as the rapper. It would go on from there.
* Islands' "Where There's A Will There's A Whalebone" is sort of unusual, as it technically features more rapping than singing, yet still feels like an example of this: usual vocalist Nick Thorburn sings in the beginning and end of the song, but the whole middle section is ceded to guest rappers Subtitle and Busdriver.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zEgcLrgxUOw All I Need Is Love]] by Music/CeeLoGreen and TheMuppets has a rap bridge... performed by [[BreakoutCharacter Pepe the King Prawn]].
* Reggae song "Informer" by Snow features producer M.C. Shan jumping in to rap for a bit.
* Madcon's cover of "Beggin'" by Music/FrankieValliAndTheFourSeasons. Just when you think it could be a worthy cover of a classic song, a random rapper appears. Fans of the original weren't happy -- ''at all''!
* BruceSpringsteen has this happen on the song "Rocky Ground" from his album Wrecking Ball features background vocalist Michelle Moore rapping the song's final verse.
* The JonasBrothers song "Burnin Up" features a rap by the brothers' bodyguard Big Rob.
* The Music/BradPaisley song "Accidental Racist" features Music/LLCoolJ doing one of the strangest rapping bits of all time.
* Music/ArianaGrande's "The Way" features Mac Miller doing the intro and the middle of the song.
** Big Sean shows up in "Right There".
** As does Music/IggyAzalea in "Problem".
** And Music/ChildishGambino in "Break Your Heart Right Back".
* A very early version (possibly the ur-example, and definitely an [[CrowningMusicOfAwesome awesome example]]) was the Run-DMC cover of Aerosmith's "Walk This Way" in which the rappers took over the vocals.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57oUeO_OJMg Gersberms]] by Hard 'n' Phirm (a song based off the [[MemeticMutation Ermahgerd meme]]) has a rapping bridge from [[Series/TheMuppetShow The Swedish Chef]] of all things.
* Averted with everything from rock band Music/{{Zebrahead}}, for which rapper Ali Tabatabaee is actually one of the two vocalists in the band and his rapping is just part of [[PunkRap their style]].
* EnterShikari do this in too many cases to count. Interestingly, the rapping is always done by lead singer Rou Reynolds.
** Same with ThousandFootKrutch.
* "Everytime We Touch" from Music/CashCash has a rapping segment by MC Oz and Spose worked on "Red Cup (I Fly Solo)."
* Alice Cooper's "Dirty Diamonds" album was his usual style, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0p4QFYGXAo right until Xzibit shows up for the bonus track at the end.]] The guest appearance was a little less inexplicable when "Stand" first appeared on '' Unity: The Official Athens 2004 Olympic Games Album'' a year earlier, since it was a compilation themed around collaborations.
* Music/PetShopBoys' "Thursday" is a disco/house song, with Example rapping over the bridge.
* ThirtySecondsToMars "Hurricane" is a rock song with rapping by Kanye West in it. There's a version without it and an extra chorus replacing his portion though; that version tends to be the preferred, especially by fans of the band.
* Vitamin C's hit "single", ''Smile'' was actually more of a duet between her singing and Lady Saw's rapping.
* {{Outkast}}'s "Roses" features a rap verse by Big Boi. Normally this wouldn't really be an example because Outkast are Andre 3000 and Big Boi as a hip hop/soul duo. However, "Roses" is otherwise entirely sung by Andre 3000, and the DistinctDoubleAlbum format of ''Speakerboxxx/The Love Below'' means that this is one of the few times on the entire album that both artists appear in the same song.
* "Runaway" by Music/CabaretVoltaire, from an album that's essentially [[HouseMusic house]] meets SynthPop, contains a rap segment fitting in with the song's theme of money.
* One remix of Music/AmyWinehouse's "I'm No Good" adds a guest verse by [[Music/WuTangClan Ghostface Killah]] but is otherwise identical to the album version. It's a BSide, as well as a HiddenTrack on some versions of ''Back To Black'', and also appears on Ghostface Killah's album ''More Fish'', even though it's technically his guest appearance on another artist's song.
* Music/LinkinPark is quite fond of this trope, using it on their remixes, along with their single "Guilty All the Same".
* In what's probably the only example of this trope (so far) occurring in a SymphonicMetal song, Music/WithinTemptation's "And We Run" features a rap bridge by Xzibit. This actually caught the band some flak before the release of ''Hydra'' ("Pimp My Metal" jokes were fairly common for a while), although that subsided once the album came out and people finally listened to the actual song.
* Peter Hollen's version of Music/{{Queen}}'s [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L70vvZKxHf8 "Don't Stop Me Now"]] features a rapid-fire rap by George Watsky.
* "Jesus Freak" by dc Talk. Subverted in that although it's a rock song, dc Talk was predominately a hip-hop group in their early days.
** Bonus points to the Newsboys (now lead by former dc Talk member Michael Tait) for their cover; unlike the original, they outsource the rap parts. To KJ-52.
* The Doubleclicks' song [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mD3uXPkjDi0 "Tabletop Games"]] features a rap verse by {{Music/Adam WarRock}}.
* "Cruise" by Music/FloridaGeorgiaLine got a remix that featured Nelly, which actually propelled the song to even more popularity, making it to the top 5 and going ''8x platinum''. Nelly's verse tends to get removed on pop radio, which its as ridiculous as it sounds; ''they aired the rap remix and then removed the rap from the remix''.
* Music/LLCoolJ [[InvertedTrope had a wild guitarist appear in the midst of his rap ballad]]. The single still flopped.
* {{KMFDM}}, of all bands, does this in a few tracks on ''UAIOE'' (most notably ''Murder''), courtesy of a mysterious Jamaican vocalist by the name of Morgan Adjei. Suffice to say, it isn't one of their more popular albums.

* In ''Theatre/PokemonLive'', Giovanni's otherwise serious VillainSong has a part where Jessie and James recite their motto by rapping.

* His World from {{Sonic 2006}} might shock you with this once you reach the credits, since its melody is teased throughout the game, but you never get any indication that a rap is coming.
* The album version of ''{{VisualNovel/Kanon}} (2006)'''s ending theme has a random and [[GratuitousEnglish incomprehensible]] rap segment. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_pQMSWY7o0&t=04m30s No, really.]]
** What's more, it was prominently featured in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZ-TG5I8XE4#t=1m43s the show's trailer]]
* The first boss theme for ''VideoGame/{{Einhander}}'', [[http://youtube.com/watch?v=FjLSrlCYeFg surprisingly an]] EarWorm. This rap was justified by being a sample from a then-famous disc, so even ''ArTonelico'' [[http://youtube.com/watch?v=winKFP3Pelg got in on the fun]].
* The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBDa4wTq0oI Final Fight stage theme]] in ''VideoGame/CapcomVsSNKMillenniumFight2000'' has a gangster rap segment, complete with profanity. Even more wild is that you can only hear those lyrics when playing the arcade version of the game. The console ports of the game cut out the rap segment, because of the profanity.
* The intro to ''VideoGame/BrutalLegend'' features a rap segment in the middle of a ''metal song.'' Right after the pop segment. Don't worry, they all die before the game starts proper.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwQWKkXzFzg U.S. Tuned]], the North American opening for ''Auto Modellista''.
* The normal battle theme for ''VideoGame/ArTonelicoMelodyOfElemia'' has a random rapper enter the song just before it loops.

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* WebAnimation/HomestarRunner: Inverted with "[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Rap Song]]" by [[PissTakeRap Coach Z]] (accidentally) featuring Peacey P. The song itself is all rap, but has an R&B break, performed by Tenerence Love. "[[http://www.homestarrunner.com/loadingscreens.html Loading Screens]]" is a straight example, as is "[[http://www.homestarrunner.com/trudgemank.html Trudgemank]]".
* "In the Ocean Blue", from the third episode of ''WebAnimation/CharlieTheUnicorn'', is occasionally interrupted by a shrimp rapping names of many sea creatures similarly to the [[Anime/{{Pokemon}} Pokerap]].
* In the album version of "I Burn", Yang Xiao Long's {{Leitmotif}} in ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'', Lamar Hall suddenly breaks in with a rap verse.

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnXiQw6LNjg This cover]] of [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoHBWjP2pbI this song]].
* "Do You Wanna Date My Avatar?" by Felicia Day has a wild rap verse performed by Jeff Lewis (Vork) and Sandeep Parikh (Zaboo).
* Lampshaded and [[DiscussedTrope discussed]] in the KeyOfAwesome [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-AL14KGWTU0 parody]] of Music/KatyPerry's "ET":
-->'''Katy Perry:''' ''[[Music/KanyeWest Kanye]],/Why are you here?/I don't like this version./You're not on the album.''
-->'''Kanye West:''' ''Katy, ungh,/Let me be clear, ungh./Every single pop hit/Needs a rapper on it.''
* WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows said that he checked out {{Music/Justin Bieber}}'s new Christmas album because a live version of a song had one featuring BustaRhymes.
** While many of the songs he has reviewed include the trope, his review of "Girl On Fire" by Alicia Keys parodies it with random momentum-destroying appearances by WebVideo/TheRapCritic to talk about Nicki Minaj's added verses.
-->'''Todd''': All this song is is a creatively exhaustive, meaningless pile of-
-->'''Rap Critic''': And then the featured guest randomly comes back in, [[HypocriticalHumor ruining the momentum of the video]]!
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2WiKF1bqgI This]] video from ChesterSee and Creator/{{Tobuscus}} features ''[[Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway Wayne Brady]]'' as the wild rapper.
* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgSwD4j8v1c Party of Three]] by the band {{NinjaSexParty}} features a subversion of this trope when Arin "Egoraptor" Hanson starts rapping at a pool party... Only to come back moments later with the lead singer, Danny "Sexbang" Avidan rapping himself.
* This gets parodied mercilessly in the LetsPlay/{{Yogscast}} song "Does Santa Claus", which is a parody of charity movements such as "Do They Know It's Christmas". After it alternates through various members of the Yogscast, LetsPlay/HatFilms come and do an impromptu rap which completely clashes with the rest of the song, then disappear again. Just before the song rounds up, LetsPlay/InTheLittleWood does the same thing.
* The WebVideo/{{Jacksfilms}} song "Take Off Your Clothes (Like Scarlett Johansson)" features Toby Turner, aka Creator/{{Tobuscus}}, appear to deliver a short rap, then skateboard away.

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* Exaggerated in the ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' episode "Spa Day", which has a song with relaxing, lounge music, except for a completely out-of-the-blue rap tune interrupting it in the middle - the catch being that the rap section made up the majority of the song.
* ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama World Tour]]'': Harold interrupts some songs to start rapping, much to the others' annoyance. Gwen also does it during the song "Gypsy Rap".
* The ''WesternAnimation/VeggieTales'' song "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5uujMb_hbo BellyButton]]".
* The opening theme to ''WesternAnimation/LibertysKids'', with a rap courtesy of Aaron Carter:
--> I take my heart into battle
--> Give that freedom bell a rattle
--> Gonna have independence signed
--> I'll sign right here on the dotted line
--> Red, white, and blue, never give up
--> We represent America!
* ''SchoolhouseRock'' has one in the form of a rapping walrus during the solo parts of the otherwise rock & roll-themed "Save the Ocean" in "Earth Rock", provided by Eric "Badlands" Booker.
* In one of their tie-in music videos, ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' did an in-universe one, with Bart interrupting a school recital to perform "Do the Bartman." (Amusingly, this would be referenced in a CallBack on the TV show proper about a decade later, with a character, no other than [[TheDitz Ralph Wiggum]], mocking it by saying "That is ''so'' 1991!")
* In the ''WesternAnimation/LittlestPetShop2012'' episode [[Recap/LittlestPetShop2012S2E7WhatMemeWorry "What, Meme Worry?"]], the Biskit twins have their butler [=LeGrande=] do this in their music video.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-lxHlitTus This promo]] for ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' has Richard as the rapper.
* ''WesternAnimation/HowMurraySavedChristmas'': The Easter Bunny does this during the town's anthem number.