Difference between Beat and Rhythm
What's the difference between beat and rhythm? The beat stays the same. The beat is something which you can clap to. It's consistent and does not change.
The rhythm follows the words and it does change. It typically follows the syllables.
Here's a trick on remembering the difference between the beat and rhythm. Try clapping along or check out the video.
"The beat stays the same, but rhy-thm chan-ges with the words."