Tempo (music)

Type: noun

Pronunciation: /tem-poe/

Plural: Tempos

What does Tempo mean?

The speed that music is played.

Tempo Synonyms: BPM

Example sentence: “The engineer is wondering the tempo of the song.”

Tempo in songs:

“This for shorty up on Glengrove who love when I catch my tempo” – Drake, Tuscan Leather.

“You shoppin’ from the window, play my favorite tempo” – ScHoolboy Q, Collard Greens.

“When I see you my heart beat changes tempo” – Tyler the Cretor, Glitter.

“I just found my tempo like I’m DJ Mustard, woo” – Drake, Jumpman.

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