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Basic Trope: A mysterious person unexplainably appears, spits a few bars that may or may not be related to the plot, and then disappears shortly afterward. May or may not be in the form of a Big-Lipped Alligator Moment.

  • Straight: When Alice is wandering through a backstreet alleyway in Compton, several gangbangers surround her. While they hold her hostage, their leader comes up to Alice and spits 16 bars about what his life in the hood, and how he's enjoyed inflicting pain on others who get in their way, such as Alice.
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  • Exaggerated: Every mundane situation Alice finds herself into ends up having a random rapper appearing from somewhere to drop a few beats.
  • Downplayed: A rapper makes a few cameo appearances in the show before his number, so he's not that random.
  • Justified: Rapping is Serious Business in this world.
  • Inverted: A rapper is performing a song, and then has a famous pop singer come in and sing a few lines halfway through the performance.
  • Subverted: A famous rapper shows up in the story. Everyone expects him to start freestyling at any second, but he doesn't.
  • Double Subverted: ...that is until halfway through the plot, when he engages in a rap-battle against the Big Bad, who happens to be the rapper's biggest rival.
  • Parodied: Turns out all rappers in the world started a secret, high-tech organization with the single goal of finding interesting situations in order to teleport rappers in.
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  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: There are no rappers in this show.
  • Enforced: Usually the point of the trope, as the rapper shows up in order to promote himself and the work he's in.
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: A rapper starts stalking Alice, having figured out that she tends to get herself into strange situations frequently.
  • Exploited: While the gangbangers are distracted with their rapping, Alice uses the opportunity to sneak away.
  • Defied: The police arrest the rapper before he can spit any verses, because he has pissed-off and hassled too many people around town.
  • Discussed: "Oh dear lord, please don't tell me this guy's a rapper...
  • Conversed: "Hey, you know what's weird? In TV shows and movies, there's always a scene where someone shows up and raps, then leaves, without any explanation." "Yeah, that's weird."

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