Aspiring MCs, now is your chance to get tips from some of hip-hop’s best lyricists. XXLMag.com has four copies of How to Rap: The Art and Science of the Hip-Hop MC.

Including a foreword from legendary Queens rep Kool G Rap, the book includes advice and guidance from such artists as Big Daddy Kane, Nelly, Mobb Deep, Clipse, A Tribe Called Quest, E-40, Pharaohe Monch and Twista, among others.

The 340-page tome, written by Paul Edwards, includes extensive interviews giving insight into lyrical content, rhyme flow, rhythm and delivery.

The first four readers to hit XXL@harris-pub.com with their full name and address will win a copy of the book. XXLMag.com will contact the winners by email. Good luck.

How to Rap: The Art and Science of the Hip-Hop MC is in stores now. —XXL Staff

Update: The Contest is over