In this how-to video, you will learn how to use a microphone in order to rap or record speech. A mic can be used for instruments, vocals, and other things. There is a proper way to hold the microphone. First, do not the hold the mic with your hand over the mouth piece. Do not hold it up too close or too far. Holding it too far will cause an echo. Holding the microphone too close will muffle the sound. Keep it about an inch or more away. Make sure you hold it at an angle to hit the soft spot of the microphone. This is how you get a good sound with a mic. This video gives you great tips in order to use one properly.