Is it really necessary to rhyme?

I know pretty much all music in English rhymes but...

why is it such a big part of writing lyrics?

Quote by CrossBack7
Momie's like not even a real person, just an asian, lesbian spirit.
hooks so people remember it. metal/hardcore/screaming stuff doesn't rhyme.
I find if i try to rhyme my lyrics turn to crap
Quote by #1 synth
yes. yes it is. jesus dies for your rhymes. honor him.

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