Heavy Manners

by Jeremiah Dirt

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Caligraphy ACCIDENTS WRITE WORDS ONTO MY FLESH BUT WHAT ABOUT MY SOUL? THE GATES OF SHEOL AND HEAVEN HOLD THAT WITH BOLD ATTACKS FROM BOTH SIDES FIRE AND ICE – BATTLE AT HOTH BLESSINGS COUNTERACTED BY FOUL SHOTS THAT TAKE ME OUT, MORE OFTEN THAN NOT DEEP SEATED SIN HABITS GET REPEATED IN AN OCEAN OF SHARKS AND I’M BLEEDIN SPITTIN BLUES LIKE KRYLONS NAVY SHADE GETTING SUNK WITH THE WEIGHT IN THE EVERGLADES OTHER PEOPLE RISE TO THE PINNACLE, I’M INNA PIT WHERE THE SNAKES HISS AND VENOM SPIT THEY CARVE AT THE IVORY OF MY SOUL AND KEEP LOCKED UNDER THE CHURCH INNA HOLE UNDER THE TABERNACLE ABOVE ME, THE PRIESTS CACKLE AND LAUGH AT THE SHACKLES THE FIRES CRACKLE FOR THE RADICALS HATED BY THE ONES CONFESSED TO LOVE ME WHO JOIN WITH SATAN TO REMIND ME OF PAST INIQUITIES MY OWN FLESH, MY OWN HEEL OF ACHILLES!? BOUND BY THE LAWS OF MAN WHILE GOD PLEADS FOR FREEDOM FOUR RIVERS SPLIT AT EDEN A MAN – HATED BY SAINTS AND HEATHENS AMEN! – GOD WORKS THROUGH HATE AND GREIVIN! STILL, CONTAMINATED BY CONDEMNATION AND A DEMONIC STANDING OVATION Chorus DEVILS WAITIN FOR ME TO WEAKEN MY RESOLVE HEAVEN OR HELL? THE PUZZLE GETS SOLVED AS AN EMCEE PLEADS WITH DIVINITY WRITE YOUR WORDS ON MY HEART – CALIGRAPHY DEVILS WAITIN FOR ME TO WEAKEN MY RESOLVE HEAVEN OR HELL? THE PUZZLE GETS SOLVED THERE’S NO PLACE ON THE SURFACE FOR YOUR DECREE WRITE YOUR WORDS ON MY HEART - CALIGRAPHY
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Well Qualified Ay Yo! Street Blocks Sectioned off, I aint Comin off Soft put em Speaker Stacks up and Back up as I Act Up the West Coast! don't Step Close, n' Watch Your Whole Bay like Hasselhoff I’ma Come Grippin the Mic with more Stronghold than a Castle got and inna Dancehall I’ma Smash More Rappers than Windows n' rock bring the Onsluaght with Kilowats, and Killa Man with Inkblots ssssSSSSsssssAAAH! the Mic get Hot After I Show em the Jewels I Got when I Spit Lip-Beatings the Heatings Make a Crowd Bounce and Drop the Bboys Poplock and the Pits Mosh, like they was Brainwashed by the Bass Kicks, Bloods n' Crips, One Love, Gang Signs is Tossed ‘cause I’m "Well Qualified to Represent" vs.2 we Shoot a Gun Under Same Sky, (BO! BO! BO! BO!) it’s Different Hoods and Different Hoodlums, but the Same Angels that Cry the Same Earth that we Put em in, n' Hope a Flower Will Grow we Tell the Same Mama's "Its OK" and "Imma Miss em Though" we geta Hug and a Backstab from the Same Hand Seek Revenge when we get Mad, and get Arrested by the Same Man its' the same Hookers and Hooligans with the Same Drug Addictions And the Same God Who Keeps Patient, Always Ready to Listen it’s the Intelligent that Study all the Words as they Come and the Stupid, Sit Back, Staring, Mesmerized by the Drum Because We’re “Well Qualified” vs.3 Meet Me in the Back of the Club I’m Like a Mother Bear Robbed of Her Cubs With More Power in My Out-Takes, Deletes, Backups and Overdubs than you Got in Your Whole Verse, Dude…. (What!?) Ride a Hearse if You Attack First, My Bullets Will Still Burst Through 300 Spartans is Most Definitely No Joke but I been Battling the Odds My Whole Life and Surviving the Gunsmoke Because I’m “Well Qualified”
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RADIO RAHEEM (“The Truthful lip shall be established forever, but a lying tongue is but a moment.” Prov.12:19) EVERYBODY’S ON ALERT TONIGHT THEY WONDERIN TO KEEP IT DOWN TIGHT THE SOUNDS RIGHT ACTIN STUPID, LIKE KIDS THAT BRING KNIVES TO GUNFIGHTS -MUST GOT THE BLOOD OF THE WOLF, WE COME OUT BY MOONLIGHT N REPRESENT! WEAR GOLD AND LIVE IN THE TENEMENT LOOKIN ILL WILDSTYLE – BUT CAN’T PAY RENT IN THE PROJECTS WHERE EVERY MAN BECOME AN OBJECT OF HIS OWN LUST MONEY AND WEED – OH GOD HELP US ….BECAUSE ‘ANY MAN WITH A MICROPHONE, CAN TELL YA WHAT HE LOVES THE MOST’ YOU COULDN’T DROP A DOPE LINE EVEN IF YOU FIGURED OUT HOW TO BLOW THE POWDER BACK OUTTA YOUR NOSE FOUR AND A HALF POUNDS – TWO KILOS MAKIN SURE THE CROWD JUMPS IN SYNC WITH THE BASS HALLOWS I’M WATCHING YOU, COUSIN, TO SEE HOW YOU COME AND GO LIFES A TEST DO YOUR BEST AND BURY THE REST N’ KEEP YOUR ASS FROM THROWIN ROCKS AT THE HORNETS NEST OR GET STUNG IMMA KILL THE SOUND ONE BY ONE DON’T GET MAD – TAKE TEN DEEP BREATHES IN MY LUNGS N RELAX ACCESSORY AFTER THE FACT SO – LIFT YOUR HANDS AND GET READY FOR THE TOAST - BECAUSE…. ‘ANY MAN WITH A MICROPHONE, CAN TELL YA WHAT HE LOVES THE MOST’ I LOVE TO SIT IN THE VOCAL BOOTH UNTIL I KNOPW THAT IT’S PERFECT FOR YOU….FOR YOU AY! IF A BLACK CAT WALKS TWICE, MUST BE A GLITCH IN THE MATRIX BULLET HOLES N RICOCHET SOME CATS THROW DICE, AND SUCK WEED DEEP INTO THEIR RIB CAGES JUST TO GET AWAY TALKIN ALL THUG BOSS BUT THE WORSE YOU EVER DID WAS RIP THE LABEL FROM OFF THE PILLOW COVER YOUR EYES WHEN THE SMOKE BILLOWS REVIN THE ENGINE BASS KICKS SHAKE THE GROUND LIKE – TANKS IN TIENEMIN BOUNCE – ROCK – SKATE EARTHQUAKE – CREATE GUYS RUBBIN ON THEIR GIRLS LIKE TECTONIC PLATES RESPECT! DANCEHALL FULL METAL JACKET NOW GET HYPE – FEAR OFA WACK PLANET SUPREME FLOWS – STEAM BLOWS – BOOGALOO ELECTRIC SOME CATS CAN’T HANDLE IT – WE CAN HANDLE SWING FISTS – FLOOR PUNCH – MIDDLE OF THE MOSH PIT TO UPROCKIN ON THE BbOY CIRCUIT CARRY BOX ON SHOULDERS MUSCLE BLOCK RADIO RAHEEM, DO THE RIGHT THING, SCREW THEM COPS ‘ANY MAN WITH A MICROPHONE, CAN TELL YA WHAT HE LOVES THE MOST’ BUT CAN HE REPRESENT THE TRUTH I’M WILLING TO LAY MY HEART OUT RIGHT IN THIS VOCAL BOOTH ….FOR YOU…..FOR YOU
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STOLEN TOKENS IN THE BEST SENSE – I’M CONFIDENT AND IT’S NO ACCIDENT THAT MY RAP STYLE HAS BEEN VOTED AS NUMBER ONE PROMINENT BY RAPS’ RESIDENTS MY RAP’S THICK LIKE SEDIMENTS EVEN AT 50% PERCENT – I COULD STILL RIP UP YOUR SLUGGISH CONTENTS EVE N’ ADAM TRUSTED A SNAKE AND GOT TRICKED RIP METAL LIKE FABRIC THE MICROPHONE MAVERICK WITH CHAINSAW LYRICS I’M BOOGALOO ELECTRIC THE WEST COAST HAZARDOUS JESUS CHRIST WENT INTO THE GRAVE OF THE 4 DAY DEAD LAZURUS -ARISEN! MY RAP STYLE IS NOT BITTEN YOU LYRICAL LEECHES YOU’RE BITING! I’LL MAKE YOU PAY FOR EVERY WACK RHYME YOU, N’ THEN GIVE TEN PERCENT TO TITHING! YOU’RE WEAK! AND THAT’S WHY I’M ABLE TO WORK YOU STOOPID! IT WAS MY LYRICS THAT CREATED THOSE CROP CIRCLES IN THE BREAD BASKET BUT YOU WILL NEVER GET IT BECAUSE YOU DON’T ASK FOR IT I’M DAILY BREAD TAKING ADVANCE STUDY – STREET GUIDANCE DIVINE SCIENCE “Where you can see the weakness of a Man right through his Iris” NOW WHAT’S YOUR CHANCES!? COMPARABLE TO A SNOWBALL IN HELL I ROCK WELL – MY DECIBELS BBBBBRRRRKK! LIKE BOMBSHELLS TO MOST IMMA REBEL – BUT INSIDE MY SUBLEVEL I’M QUIET THE WHISPER IN THE CROWD THAT STARTS THE RIOT! THE EMCEE! GIMME THE HARDEST WORD AND I’LL RHYME IT “ORANGE!” AIGHT, GIMME THE SECOND HARDEST! AND I’LL WRECK ON MARVELOUS STUDIED THE NEW AND OLD TESTAMENTS N’ PLUS! MASTER OF THE CHINESE ABACUS WITH THE ROWS OF WOODEN BEADS SHOOT – DRUMKITS - INTO MY VEINS – TO SLOW DOWN – THE NEED NOW CAN YOU YOU FEEL IT!? “cause nuthin can Save Ya” BECAUSE JUST LIKE YOU, I’VE BECOME A SLAVE TOO! OR AT LEAST… REALIZE THAT MUSIC CALMS THE SAVAGE BEAST IT’S COMIN FROM THE BACK AN YOU SEE IT!? SOME KIDS JUST CAN’T BELIEVE IT! THEY SPINES TINGLING – SOME OTHERS JUST MINGLING WHEN IT TAKES EM – TO THE DANCEFLOOR AND SHAKES THEM NOW WHAT UP!? YOU CAN BUY A LOCK – AND A CHAIN – N STILL GET YOUR BIKE STOLEN HIDE MONEY – IN YOUR SOCK – N STILL GET ROBBED FOR YOUR TOKENS
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RED HANDED AS THE WATER DRIPS, FROM HER NIPPLE MY HEART RIPPLES MY KNEE’S ARE QUIVERIN, I FEEL LIKE A CRIPPLE! WALKIN SLOPPY, I’M TANKED! INEBRIATED INTOXICATED BY THIS LOVELY FLESH SPECIMEN AND DOWN BELOW MY ABDOMEN I FEEL THE STIMULATION OF A DEMON MY GROIN IS SENDIN BLOOD TO MY HEAD, DAYDREAMIN! I’M SEEIN VISIONS OF FLESH WITH HER ARMS AND HER LEGS, AND HER LIPS….. KISSIN ON MY LIPS AY YO! WHO IS THIS CHICK!? AAAWWW! SHE’S MARRIED! WELL I’M ABOUT TO COMMIT ADULTERY FORGET HER MAN! I THINK THAT I CAN MAKE HER FALL IN LOVE WITH ME N’ PLUS THE FACT THAT HER MAN IS ACTUALLY PART OF OUR CLAN SETS IT UP FOR THE PERFECT PLAN WE GONNA INVITE HER BOY DOWN TO THE STREET ON THE CONCRETE! WHERE THE HARDEST GANG MEMBERS COMPETE AND MAKE HIM FIGHT FOR US BUT FIRST, MAKE SURE HIS MILIMETERS FULLA RUST THEN GIVE HIM A POCKET FULL OF SHELLS THAT ARE BLANKS TELL HIM IF WE WIN, HE’S GETTIN TOP RANKS AND IN THE MIDST OF THE HEAT, WHEN PROJECTILES START FLYIN TELL YOUR GENERALS TO MOVE BACK AND LEAVE THE WHOLE WAR UP TO HIM! (chorus) I SEE THE FLESH AND IT SMELLS FRESH I JUST GET THE CRAVING AND AS THE WATER DRIPS, SEDUCTIVE MY LIFE BECOMES UNPRODUCTIVE N’ LIKE A BODY HIT BY SLUGS KIDS I’M DRUNK! AND MY SOUL SLUMPS INTO HELLS PIT… MY FACE HITS THE CARPET AND THROUGH SLOBBER AND SPIT, I SAY A PRAYER AGAINST SIN HABITS AGAINST THE CHAIN OF CAIN THAT HAS A MAN WORKIN ON THE SABBATH WHAT THE HECK!? I’M PRAYIN TO GOD BUT IN MY MIND I SEE THE LENGTH OF A NECK THAT LEADS DOWN TO BREASTS AND THIS TURNS TO NAKED FLESH INTERMESHED IN SEXUAL FETISHES -AND AS THE SKIN….BEGINS TO SETTLE IN IT SPARKS A CHAIN REACTION OF HABITUAL GRATIFICATION ENTICING MY FINGERS TO OPEN UP AN INTERNET CONNECTION I’M STRUCK BY CURIOSITY TO SEE EVERY DEVIATION TEMPTING MY EYES TO FANTASIZE OVER THE VISUAL STIMULATION MISLEADING MY MIND TO BELIEVE THAT THE BODY OF ALL WOMEN ARE SUBJECT TO MY EVERY WHIM! REMOVING THEM FROM GODS INTENTION! SELFISHLY FOR THE SAKE OF MY SEMEN! DEPRICIATING CREATION! STAGNATINGLY SATAURATING ME LIKE MEDUSA TURNS MEN TO STATUARY AND EVEN DEEP IN THE SANCTUARY MY HEART IS GRIPPED BY THE CLUTCH OF A SUCUBUS ATTACHED TO MY INNER THIGH WITH A LINE OF DIRECT COMMUNICATION TO MY INNER EYE! GOT ME BELEIVING THAT I NEED THIS… FORBIDDEN FRUIT IS THE SWEETEST ‘I SEE THE FLESH AND IT SMELLS FRESH I JUST GET THE CRAVING’ I WANT TO BE FREE! (repeated) WHERE THE LORD IS, THERE IS FREEDOM (repeated)
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DEPTH (2211) YO, I BLESS HARDPRESSED, STRESSED, PERPLEXED STRUCK DOWN TO THE GROUND BY FROWNING SUBJECTS DEATH WAS NEXT, TRIBULATIONS HAD MY SOUL VEXED I NEVER GOT SO LOW, WITH MY DISRUPTED FLOW THE VALUE OF MY LIFE IN ACTIONS EQUALS TO A ZERO SCREAMIN, “WHAT DO I DO, MY GOD, MY MASTER!” AS I BREAK MY ALABASTER FLASK, I ASK YA THROUGH ALL MY TEARS, WILL ALL MY YEARS ?????????? MY FEAR HERE IS THAT IT’S ALL DONE FOR NAUGHT AND I DON’T KNOW A SOUL, WHO WANTS TO BE FORGOT (Dirt) I LOVE VEGGIE TALES BUT CARTOONS AINT HELPIN ME GETTING BIT FROM THE SNAKEPIT, DEVILS ARE SCALPIN ME STUMBLE AND FALL CAUSE NO ONE IS HELPIN ME ‘YOU GOTTA HELP YOURSELF,KID’ IS ALL I HEAR FROM FAMILY BUT I’M CRUSEHED LIKE PAULS ANKLES IN STEVEN KINGS MISERY LET GO AND LET GOD, BUT SOMETIMES IT SEEMS HARD EASIER SAID THAN SPRUNG BREATHING RESTRICTED FROM SATANIC CIGARETTES IN MY LUNG I GOT BRONCHITIS, AND SOUL ARTHRITIS 2 YEARS AGO MOM DIED REAL YOUNG FROM DIABTES AS HELL GETS CLOSER TO HOME , ATTACKING MY FAMILY AY YO MOM! ON YOUR WAY UPSTAIRS, CAN YOU PLEASE TAKE UP THIS PRAYER TELL GOD I NEED HELP DOWN HERE (“Promise me you’ll come back for me”, “I promise… I’ll come back for you.”) I STILL GIVE UP WHEN I SHOULDN’T GIVE UP AND SOMETIMES I DON’T STAND UP WHEN I SHOULD STAND UP LIFES STRUGGLES GOT ME ENTANGLED WITH DEATH ON A DAY-TO-DAY BASIS I FEEL A NOOSE AROUND MY NECK AND I’M STANDIN ON A CHAIR ON THE TIP OF MY TOES THE CHAIRS GOT 3 BROKEN LEGS AND ITS READY TO GO! AND MY MAN KEEP SAYIN THAT LIFE IS STILL GOOD BUT IT’S A WEAK COVER UP FOR THE CRAP DOWN IN THE HOOD I’M FRUSTRATED AND POVERTY STRICKEN AND THERES MORE EASY WAYS OUT, THAN FOREST TREE’S GOT LICHEN MAYBE A BULLET IN HEAD, BAM! MY BURNER SPITS THE CORNERSPOT SELLS HEROIN, MAYBE I SHOULD BUY IT THE CLERK TOLD ME IT WOULD HELP ME RELAX (I’ll come back for you.”) I’M RUNNIN TO THE CAVE OF ADULLAM TRYIN TO KEEP MY HEART AFIXED IN THE MIDST-AND THEN HERE THEY COME DISTRESSED, INDEBTED, DISCONTENTED (1 SAM. 22:1-2) AND THEY WANT A LEADER OVER THEM (“Even if the stake were raised and the fire lit… I would not lose faith in God.” “Child, the stake IS raised.”) REMEMBER ME GOD? I’M THE ONE THAT’S LOVIN’ YOU BUT NOW I’M INNA STRUGGLE… DEEPLY! FEELIN LIKE EVEN YOU’RE HAND COULDN’T REACH ME AND SOMETIMES, FEELIN LIKE YOU DON’T EVEN WANT TO AND I WANT THROUGH THE QUITTING POINTS BUT MY COUSIN BROUGHT OVER A JOINT AND THAT WEED SMELLS NICE “MY SON, IF SINNERS ENTICE…” (Robin Flynn ) I CAN’T BREATH WITHOUT YOU I CANT SEE WITHOUT YOU I CAN’T, I CAN’T SCREAM WITHOUT YOU I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT YOU
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MOVE INSANE (“Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing psalms” Jam. 5:13) (chorus) ITS LIKE HIPHOP – NONSTOP THAT’S THE WAY WE GONNA BRING IT DOWN THE BLOCK DANCEHALLS CLUB LIGHTS ARE LOW AND THE AIR IS HOT BECAUSE ITS HIPHOP – HIPHOP FAKE THUGS GET BLASTED, MY CLIQUE COME DRASTIC ECCLESIASTIC, CATALYST, MELODRAMATIC MAGNIFICANT LYRICALLY PLAGUEING YOUR HYSTORY I GOTTA DISEASE IN MY ARTERIES AND BECAUSE OF THIS! I SCRATHED LYRICS ON MY MOMS UTERUS CAME WITH A MICROPHONE AND MET THE NURSES ALREADY ARMED AND DANGEROUS WITH A TRAINED ESOPHOGUS HIPHOP IS THE VIRUS EGYPTIANS WROTE RHYMES ON PAPYRUS AND SAVED EM IN POTTERY, STORED EM IN CAVES AND NOW THE SAME ACCOUSTICS GOT ME ENSLAVED CAN’T WAIT TO TAKE THIS TO THE PARTY ROCKIN STEADY, SWEATIN BODIES SOMETIMES THE SWAY OF THE CROWD MUST LOOK LIKE AN ODDITY I’M ADDICTED! STILL WONDERIN HOW MY VOICE IS TRANSMITTED THROUGH A QUARTER INCH, AMPLIFIED LYRICS! AND I JUST CAN’T SHAKE THE NEED IN ME COOK DOWN THE MUSIC ON A SPOON AND STICK THE NEEDLE IN ME AND LET THE BREAK-BEAT RUN THROUGH THE MAZE OF MY VEINS IMMA DRUNK ON THE DANCEFLOOR, JUST LET ME MOVE INSANE (scratch) STUDIO GANGSTA’S, GLORIFYING A LIFE CROOKED YOUR BREATHE IS MAKIN ME SICK, FROM BLASPHEMIC LYRICS HERE’S A TIC-TAC! CLEAN UP YOUR WACK TAC-TICS! BECAUSE HIPHOP HAS THINGS WORKIN FOR IT BUT AT THE SAME TIME IT HAS DEVILS LURKIN FOR IT -I JUST GOT HIT BY THE BEAT TRANSMITTED SNIFFIN THE DRUM KIT… FIND YOUR PLACE ON THE BASS, AND MEDITATE ON IT STRENGTHEN MY JAW MUSCLES AGAINST BAMBOO RODS DEVILS CANT BE GODS, I LIFT PRAISE LIKE A TRIPOD YOU KILL BROTHERS WITH BULLETS!? THAT’S BULLCRAP I KILL SNAKES WITH THE GUN OF MY TONGUE, PENETRATE RAPS THROUGH DENSE CRANIA DON’T WAIT TILL YOUR MAN HAVE TO TELL YA THAT MY STYLE IS UNDEFINABLE LIKE PATS GENITALIA I’M TELLIN YOU NOW! I’M ADDICTED! STILL WONDERIN HOW THE NEEDLE IS CAPABLE OF PICKIN UP SOUND FROM RECORDS ON TURNTABLE AND I JUST CAN’T SHAKE THE NEED IN ME IF HIPHOP’S A PLANT, THE SEED GREW A WEED IN ME SO LET THE BREAKBEAT RUN THROUGH THE MAZE OF MY VEINS TRASHIN UP THE DANCEFLOOR, JUST LET ME MOVE INSANE (chorus) EVERY OTHER NITE I GO TO SLEEP, GOT TOO MUCH ON MY MIND WHEN THE MOONSHINES I WRITE RHYMES TWEEKIN! STOP THE BEAT PLAYBACK AND MY BODY STARTS WEAKENING SICKENING FROM WITHDRAWS, TAKE THE MUISC OFF PUASE N’ MY BRAIN STARTS TO LINK POEMS TOGETHER LIKE JIGSAW WILD HOT! PASSIN THE MIC TO SEE WHAT THE CHILD GOT WORDS TURN TO ROCK, MY TONGUE N’ MOUTH TURN TO SLINGSHOT VOCALLY PRESENT, GIVIN SKIN GOOSEBUMPS GET EM MESSIN WITH THEY SHOE PUMPS, READY TO JUMP! IN THE CAR GETTING CLAM BAKED, BY LISTENIN TO EMCEE’S BATTLE EACHOTHER ON MIX TAPES, ADRENALINE SNEAKERS SQUEAKIN ON LINOLEUM MATS B-BOYS SPEAKIN THROUGH MOVEMENT, AND I’M ADDICTED TO THAT! STILL WONDERIN HOW THE BODY CAN BEND INTO THESE POSITIONS TO BRING WAR WITHOUT WEAPONS N’ GRAF SKETCHBOOKS, PENCILS, MARKERS AND PENS MURALS, BURNERS, THROW UPS, ILL TOP TO BOTTOMS AND I JUST CAN’T SHAKE THE NEED IN ME PUT THE MUSIC ON A GLASS STICK AND HAND THAT LIGHTER TO ME (chorus)
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TOUGH LOVE N’ WHEN MY MAN RAN UP, YOU LIKE, ‘AH! THE SCAMS UP!’ LEAVIN THE SPOT LIKE DUCKS MIGRATING IN FLOCKS RHYMES ROTATING LIKE CHAINS ON BIKES I’M DODGIN SPIKES, WAITIN FOR THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST PETER CALL THOMAS TO TOUCH THE WOUNDS, PLEASE! I’M BREAKIN CATS IN HALF, LIKE WHEN MONOBROWS GET TWEEZED N’ TELL MS. CLEO THAT THE CARDS DON’T TELL ALL CAUSE ALL OF A SUDDEN, FROM ON HIGH, FIERY ROCKS FALL FROM THE FIRMAMENT, I’M STAMPIN MY STYLE PERMANENT A COVENANT, IN THE BEDROCK CLIMB THE MOUNTAIN AND FIND MY FLAG IN THE SUMMIT OF HIPHOP AND AS THE CROWD RAISES THEY AHNDS AW MAN….HERE IT COMES AGAIN IN THE BACK OF THE CLUB, WHERE EMCEE’S CAN’T RECORD OVERDUBS MEN GET STRIPPED LIKE ACID IN BATHTUB BUTT NAKED! CAUSE ON THE STREET YOU CANT FAKE IT! YOU EITHER GOT IT OR YOU DON’T SOME WILL TRY THINKING THEY CAN BUT THEY WONT LIFE IS FULLA STRUGGLES BUT YOU GOTTA KEEP GOING WHAT?! GOING! GOING! GOING! SAY IT! GOING! GOING! GOING! STUFF HIM IN THE TRUNK, IF HE DON’T FIT MANGLE HIS LEGS SCRAMBLE HIS ARMS AND LEGS LIKE OMELLETTE EGGS THE PREDATOR, MY DREADLOCKS HANG LIKE A TANGLED CHAIN TRIED TO GET ME ON THE MIC, BUT YOU SOUND LIKE THE PEANUTS GANG TEACHER, WHEN SHE TALKS GIBIRISH WOMP-WOMPWOMP, WHEN THE BEAT STOMPS IMMA HIDE YOUR CADAVER ON THE BASS RIFF THEN STAMPEDE ON YOUR MEN LIKE WHEN THE CATTLE SHIFTS SCIENTIST SUPREME, A CHEMIST THAT MIXED A VERBAL VACCINE VERBAL VATICAN SOME ATTACK AT THE BACK OF MEN I GET MINES ON THE FRONTLINE, TESTED BY TIME IF IMMA BATTLE SNAKES, IMMA BATTLE SNAKES ON THE FRONTLINE I SOUND SELECT LIKE WHEN HOODS HIT TRUNKS IN CAR WRECKS COLLISION! TONITE THERE SHAL BE NO DIVISION CAUSE WHEN THE MUSIC TRAVELS WE PUT BAD VIBES IN THE GRAVEL LAYIN IT DOWN SO PARTY PEOPLE CAN GET UP PARTY PEOPLE GET UP! (X3) ‘STEPPIN TO ME’ YO THAT’S THE WRONG MOVE SO WHAT YOU WANT HUH? ‘DOPE OR DOGFOOD’ VITAMIN PACKED, A GASOLINE AND A MATCH GETTING COOKED IN THE BATCH WHEN DECIBELS ARE DISPATCHED DANCIN WITH WOLVES, I FLIP MY VOICE INTO THE BACK MASK SUBLIMINAL MY MOUTH TUNNEL MEDICINAL NOW WHO STEALS RHYMES LIKE A CRIMINAL YOU EMCEES WHO BRINGA WATER GUN TO A GANG FIGHT YOUR NUTS! AND LIKE TOM GREENS YOU DON’T HANG RIGHT GETTING BLOWN LIKE A WINDCHIME I INJECTED A DICTIONARY AND THESUARUS INTO MY ENZYMES N’ SO IN THESE END TIMES I SEND RHYMES WHETHER ITS WAR OR PEACE, IMMA GET MINES IT’S BEEN PROPHESIED I MAKE OBSTACLES HOP-A-SIDE AND IN THE AVALANCHE, I COME DOWN DANCIN ON THE ROCK SLIDE WITH NO CUT LIGAMENTS NO BROWN IN MY PIGMENT BUT STILL KINDA HARD TO FIND THE EQUIVALENT I SPIT FLAME PAST MY ADAMS APPLE PROPOSED TO HIPHOP AND GOT MARRIED IN A CHAPEL DO YOU TAKE THIS WOMAN IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH, BLING-BLING OR POVERTY? I DO! AND IN THIS RELATIONSHIP, WILL YOU TRY YOUR BEST TO PROMOTE PEACE? I WILL! WILL YOU ALSO PROMOTE STRENGTH IN UNITY, BEFORE RESORTING TO YOUR GOD GIVEN DEADLY SKILLS? I WILL! ‘YOU MAY KISS THE BRIDE’ PASSIONATE DON’T GET JEALOUS, WE CAN ALL HAVE IT TAKE HER TO THE DANCEFLOOR AND START PASSIN IT THEN WATCH THE CROWD TAKE THE FORM OF AN OCEAN ROLLIN UP AND DOWN! C’MON! UP, DOWN, UP DOWN! (X4) IF YOU HAVNT GOT SOME, THEN COME GET SOME NOW THROW YOUR GUN FINGERS IN THE AIR AND POP EM OFF LIKE BLOW! BOUNDLESS ACTIVITY WE DANCIN AROUND LIKE WHEN THE SLAVES GET FREED FROM CAPTIVITY JUMPIN UP, LIKE SKATER DUDES ON ASPHALT DOIN OLLIE TRICKS, MY THROAT WILL EXALT AS MY HEART WRITES WORDS ONTO MY LIPS FELLOWSHIP WITH THE DRUM KIT, MY BRAINS A PENTIUM CHIP LOOSE LIPS SINK SHIPS! BLODCLOT! AND DEAD LEAVES GET CLIPPED WHEN THE BEAT DROPS! THE WHOLE CROWD FLIPS THE PARTY ROCKS! AS THE DJ MAKES SURE THAT THE RECORDS GET CHOPPED LIKE ROSA PARKS WE REFUSE TO GIVE UP CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP LIVING IT UP IF WE HANDLE OURSELVES WELL, WE’LL GET THROUGH THE NIGHT GET SOME SLEEP AT WORK THEN COME BACK TOMORROW NIGHT BUT FOR NOW, JUST SEE WHAT YOU CAN GET INTO N’ ALL YOU SUCKAS! THIS IS GONNA HURT ME MORE THAN YOU! TOUGH LOVE! NOW I TOLD YOU! YOU NEED TO LEARN SOME RESPECT. HIPHOP IS ABOUT TOGETHERNESS, N’ THEN YOU HAD TO COME ALL UP IN HERE, RUNNIN OFF YOUR MOUTH! DIRESPECTIN PEOPLE. TRYIN TO BATTLE EVERYONE. YOU TURNIN ONE LOVE INTO TOUGH LOVE!
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STAY STEALTH (7Lock) WHEN WE COMIN’ THROUGH, WE DON’T TAKE NO NAMES SHADOW LO’S ON THE CUT AND WE SHAKE YOUR FRAME BLAST OFF, COUSIN, LET ME TAKE MY MASK OFF AND SPIT NEEDLES OUT THE MOUTH LIKE ‘SHWOOO!’ TAKE THAT JACK, SHADOW DON’T CUT NO SLACK PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG AND MY PEN AND PAD IS THE WEAPON THAT I THROW AT YOU LET IT BE KNOWN TO NEVER TEST THE ONLY SHADOW CREW WE GET MAD AT YOU, YOU BETTER RUN FOR THE HILLS AND DON’T FORGET TO TAKE YOUR PILLS CUASE YOU NEED A PAIN KILLER MESSIN’ WITH SOME CATS LIKE US SHADOW LO’ NEVER RUST LIKE PLATINUM BLOWIN’ UP THE SPOT LIKE SHRAPNEL AND FLEE THE SCENE LIKE SOME THREE-TIME CRIMINALS PUNK! WHAT KINDA JUNK YOU SELLIN’ AROUND HERE?! (Dirt) GRABBED FROM BEHIND, CUPPIN THE MOUTH WE STAY STEALTH CAN’T LET NO SOUNDS OUT SHOOT THE LIGHTS OUT! CARS BURNOUT IN THE BLACKOUT FROM WHERE THEM DUDES HANGOUT N’ THEY WANNA THROW BLOWS TILT THE JACKET, SO THE GUN HANDLE EXPOSED THROW THE TABLE! RUN FOR COVER! AT NIGHT, THAT’S HOW GANGSTA’S MAKE LOVE TO BE KING, LIKE MARTIN LUTHER LICKA SHOT! “BO!” 30. CAL’ LUGER CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT TEST A WICKED MAN AND SEE HOW THE VIOLENT REACT THE CAT HAS NINE LIVES TO GET THROUGH BUT ONLY ONE LIVE WAS GIVEN TO YOU (evolvE) AW YEAH! THE WORLD HAS BECOME A HAVEN FOR THE ONES, WHO CARE LESS ABOUT THE DRUMS
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TROUBLE WHEN (w/ Jendor) (Dirt) THIS IS THE SONG OF THE OLD PROVERB SPLATTERED N’ FRAGMENTED BRAIN ON THE CURB FROM THE POP! POP! WE THROW IT DOWN IN THE HIPHOP N’ SPRAY THEM CATS LIKE THE MURALS ON BRICKTOPS NO NEED FOR A STREETSWEEPER HEAR THE HIGHHAT? IT’S LIKE MY GAT THE PEACEKEEPER HIT THUGS WITH SLUGS OF DECIBELS BRING YOUR WEAPONS TO FIGHT? –CAN’T TEST THESE REBELS (Jendor) WATCH YOUR BACK, WHEN CROOKED WACKED BY COP THEY USIN’ EXCESSIVE FORCE, DROPPIN THESE SOULS ON BLOCKS KID WAS ONLY 15 LIVING A MAD MAN’S DREAM ROLLIN IN HIS COUSINS HINDA WHEN HE RAN INTO BEEF DIDN’T THINK, SAW THEM THUGGIN’ FROM ACROSS THE STREET TOOK A SPIN AROUND THE CORNER, CAME BACK, DUMPED THE HEAT ACTING HUNGRY LION, HE WANTS SOMETHIN TO EAT BREAKING HUMAN BODIES DOWN LIKE WHEN THEY 6 FEET DEEP TOOK THE BODIES IN THE ALLEY, POURED THE GASOLINE HE WATCHED THE FLAMES BURNING IN THE REARVIEW, ECHOES AND SILENT SCREAMS DANGEROUS SCHEMES, HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO TAKE PLACE HIS LAWYER TELLS HIM TO CLEAN OUT, YOU’LL BE JUST A SAFE FACE ILLEGAL BUSINESS MAN, TURNIN THESE CRIMES INTO CASH IT’S JUST ANOTHER CASE, THE BURNIN BRIDGE WON’T LAST PROSECUTION BREAKS EM DOWN, SO MANY QUESTIONS THEY ASK! (chorus) THERE’S GONNA BE TROUBLE WHEN THE SECOND HAND STRIKES MIDNITE, SHOVELIN’ BURIALS FOR THE LOST SOULS, HUMBLIN’ LEAVIN HEADS ON THE CURB, DRUNK, STUMBLIN’ ALL CAUSE THEY’RE MUMBLIN’ (Dirt) AY YO! SOME CROOKED STUFF ALWAYS HAPPENS AT NIGHT WHEN EVERYBODY RETIRES AND THEY TURN OFF THE LIGHTS BUT NOWADAYS THEY LEARNIN AND MAKIN THE CRIME PAY NO AGAPE! – ALL FIGHTS GET CARRIED AWAY AND IT’SA BOLD ASS GANGSTAS’LL SHOOT YOU IN DAYLIGHT JUST FOR SOMETHIN YOU DIDN’T DO OR SAY RIGHT GOTTA GUN IN YOUR NECK CAUSE YOU DIDN’T GIVE RESPECT OR DIDN’T PULL OUT FIRST NOW FORENSIC EXPERTS ARE TRYIN TO GATHER EVIDENCE LOOKIN AT THE BULLET PROJECTILE WONDERIN HOW IT GOT SO WILD AND SO QUICK WE USED TO TAKE IT THE STREET WITH THE FISTS NOW IT’S BULLETS USED TO HAVE TO PRACTICE, NOW THEY MAKIN EM AUTOMATIC THIS IS THE SONG OF THE OLD PROVERB DECIPHERED IN LAYMENS TERMS BETTER GET YOUR SOUL RIGHT BEFORE THE GUNFIGHT! (chorus)
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SO MANY CATS WANNA KNOW HOW TO DIE GRAB THAT OPPOSITE MIC AND GO OUT KAMI-KAZ-I CAUSE I'M FAST FROM THE HIP BEFORE YOU CAN BLINK OR THINK, I SEND BULLET FROM THE LIP I STAND IN THE STREET WITH A CADENCE IT'S LIKE "ROCK THE BEAT, ROCK-ROCK THE BEAT' TAKE MY RHYMES OUT OF A GOLD CASE IT'S POLAR CAPS WHEN THE RAPS LEAVE YOU INNA COLD PLACE I STAND WITH A BOLD FACE SCARIN MEN IN THEIR OWN PLACE LIKE WHEN A WALLETS MISPLACED AND HAVE EVERY STEP RETRACED BUTTHE TRAIL DEAD ENDS AT THE RIVERBANKS YOU HEAR A THUD! ON THE WALL RIGHT FROM WHERE I DELIVER SHANKS AS A WARNING.... THAT THE LAST DAYS ARE COMING AND THE OCEANS ARE WARMING AS A POSSE RIDES OUT FROM THE WEST OBSESSED WITH THE WISDOM THE BREAKBEATS POCESS N' TREAT A TRACK NASTY LIKE CAMERON DIAZ'S HAIR GEL COMPETION UNDER THE STAIRWELL (main chorus) ALL THIS FIGHTIN DOESN'T DETERMINE WHO'S RIGHT - BUT WHO'S LEFT AFTER THE DEATH AFTER THE GUNS HAS LAID SOMEBODY OUT ON THE STEPS AFTER THE POP-POP! HAS MADE THE WITNESSES DEATH AFTER THE POP-POP! HAS REMOVED THE BREATH FROM THE CHEST (sub chorus 1) SOMETIMES YOU GOTTA USE YOUR MIC LIKE IT WAS A GUN LYRICS (bang! bang! bang!) UNTIL THE SHOW IS DONE THERE'S A BRAIN IN YOUR HEAD - NOBODY CAN TAKE IT AWAY IF THEY TRY TO STEAL THAT! THEN BLAST AWAY SOMETIMES YOU GOTTA USE YOUR GUN LIKE IT WAS A MIC TRY TO TALK SOME PEACE BEFORE THE GUNFIGHT CAUSE LIFE IS PRECIOUS...SO THEY SAY BUT IF THEY STILL COME WITH WAR THEN BLAST AWAY
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PHAT CAT TWO LITTLE CATS ON HE STREET, IT DON’T MATTER UNTIL THE LUST OF MATERIALS MAKES ONE WANT MORE WITH NO LOOT TO FUND HIS APPETITE, HE GOES THE GUN ROUTE TRADES HIS TALENT FOR BULLETS AND SHOOTS EVERYBODY OUT HE WANTS TO BE LEADER OF THE PACK AND IN HIS SCHEME TO GET IT, HE STEPS ON EVERYBODY’S BACK AND ALL THE OTHER GANGSTA KITTIES ARE MYSTERIOUSLY TURNING UP DEAD IN THE CITY HE STARTED OFF WITH GUN YEILDIN' BUT SOON TURNED HIS GAME TO DRUG DEALIN' WHICH BOTH END IN KILLIN' BUT HE DON'T CARE BECAUSE HE'S GETTIN' TOP BILLIN' EARLY SUNDAY HE’S SMUGGLIN SIN MEDICINE DOWN AT THE BAY AT SEVEN O'CLOCK CHEWIN ON CATNIP, WAITING FOR A BOAT TO DOCK HE BROUGHT A SUITCASE OF MONEY FOR THE SHIPMENT OF ILLEGAL PHARMECUETICALS IS IN WORLDLY UPLIFTMENT WHAT YOU DO WILL COME BACK TO YOU IF YOU SHOOT A DUDE IN THE HEAD, HE MIGHT BACK AND HUANT YOU AND WHAT ABOUT GOD? “WE DON’T CARE ABOUT THAT” THEM CATS ONLY CARE ABOUT MAKIN THE CASH WHAT YOU DO WILL COME BACK TO YOU “WHAT!” WHAT YOU DO WILL COME BACK TO YOU “WHAT!” HE PACKAGES THIS IN NICKELS AND DIMES THEN SELLS IT QUICK TO WHITE COLLAR AND POVERTIZED FELINES AND IT DOESN’T BOTHER HIM THAT THEY ALL ADDICTED TO CRIMINLA AND ILLICIT NARCOTICS BECAUSE OF HIM THIS CAT'S SITTIN' ON HIS STACKS HE PAYS FEMALE KITTENS TO RUB ON HIS BACK AND AT HIS PAD HE CRAPS ON GOLD CAT LITTER HANGIN' OUT WITH STARS AND EATIN FISH FOR DINNER HE LEFT A PACK OF STRAYS IN THE GHETTO RUNNIN RED HOT CUASE IN THE MIDDLE OF THEIR HEART, THEY ALL WANT WHAT HE GOT ONE OF THEM MAKES PLANS TO STICK HIS EXTERIOR WITH A KNIFE SO HE CAN OVERTAKE THE TRAFFIC IN A SUPERIOR CHESS MOVE, SO HE SETS UP THE CONSPIRACY THEN PUTS WEAPONS IN HIS JACKET, AND HIDES IN THE ALLEY PHAT CAT DID NOT ARRIVE HIMSELF HE BROUGHT SQUADS OF BODYGUARDS TO PROTECT HIS HEALTH WHAT YOU DO WILL COME BACK TO YOU IF YOU SHOOT A DUDE IN THE HEAD, HE MIGHT BACK AND HUANT YOU AND WHAT ABOUT GOD? “WE DON’T CARE ABOUT THAT” THEM CATS ONLY CARE ABOUT MAKIN THE CASH WHAT YOU DO WILL COME BACK TO YOU “WHAT!” WHAT YOU DO WILL COME BACK TO YOU “WHAT!” THEY ALL WANT TO REACH THE TOP REAL QUICKLY BUT IN THE END ALL THEY EVER DO IS MAKE THE DOGS HAPPY REAL FAST, SOME GANGSTAS WILL SELL THEIR SOUL FOR CASH THEY LIKE TO LOOK AT THE BLING OF A RING, BODY IN THE TRASH FOUND THERE, AFTER GETTING STUCK FOR THE STASH VIOLENCE SPREADS THROUGHOUT MEN LIKE VENERIAL RASH (STREET WITNESSING SAMPLE “”WHAT HAS GOD DONE IN YOUR LIFE? –HE HEALED ME FROM BULLETS WOUNDS. “NOW SOME PEOPLE WOULD FIND THAT HARD TO BELIEVE” ‘I’M SERIOUS) ASK ABOUT GOD THEY DON'T CARE ABOUT THAT THEM CATS ONLY CARE ABOUT MAKIN THEY CASH EARNIN RESPECT IN INFAMOUS WAYS FINDIN' NEW TECHNIQUES TO MAKE CRIME PAY WHAT YOU DO WILL COME BACK ON YOU WHETHER YOU ACT HOT OR WHETHER YOU ACT COOL WE ALL GOT TO LIVE BY SOME RULES.........
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ARM N ARM NOW HEAR TWICE BEFORE YOU SPEAK ONCE THE WAR WAITS FOR NO ONE! THIS THE KINDA STUFF THAT GETS IN MY NUERONS TO RIP A TRACK LIKE A NYLON THE STRENGTH OF A SONG A VERBAL PYLON PICK DEVILS LIKE DANDELION FFFFFFFwwwTTT!- HEADBLOWN! AND A POSSIBLE FIRE IN THE HEADPHONES SETTIN THIS TRACK TO CRACK RIGH T THROUGH YOUR BREASTBONE AS THESE SONS EMERGE FERVENT, FROM THE TURBULENT WARSCAPE! JOIN THE RAID AND BREAK DOWN THE GATE! DESERT MEDITATING, SPEAK WORDS THROUGH PARCHED LIPS THEN I STAND IN THE MIDST OF A MOSH PIT N’ KILL ENEMIES DEAD IN THE SPIDER WEB, INTRICATE IF WE GOT BEEF!? RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW, WE SETTLIN IT SO LET THE END BEGIN, I’M THE STRENGTH OF TEN MEN REMEMBERIN THAT DEMONS LOVE BIBLES WITH DUST ON THEM SO LET BYGONES BE BYGONES WE ALL GOTTA MOVE TOGETHER THROUGH THIS BABLYON “LOOK TO THE SKY HEED THE WARNING THE SAHDOW IS COMING, THE SHADOW IS COMING” WE MIGHT NOT SEE EYE TO EYE BUT WE CAN STILL MOVE ARM N’ ARM CUASE HARM, CUT THE CHORD BEFORE THEY SOUND THE ALARM! N’ WHATS THIS!? WHAT THE HECK IS COMIN OUTTA THE MIDST (TommyGunz) YO! CHECK MY FRONTLINE WEAPONRY YOUR INFANTRY GET BLOWN TO SMITHERINS BY MY TEKKED OUT ARTILLERY YOU FEELIN ME? TIME TO CHANT DOWN, WHATS KILLIN ME SON ONE COMMON CUASE IN THIS VISION WE HOLDIN IT DOWN, WITH THIS ONE AND ONE ACCORD FOR THE RISEN CRUSH THE OPPOSITION WE STAND STRONG STRONG AND KEEP ON, ‘CHANT DOWN DE BABYLON’ GOT YOU SABOTAGED, LEAVE YOUR ENTOURAGE BATTLE SCARRED, MOST DEFINATE THIS WORLD BE TREACHEROUS BRING DESTRUCTION TO THIS REGIMENT WITH THIS DEFICIT LIBERATING MANY MEN! YOU FEEL ME NOW?! (chorus) WE MIGHT NOT SEE. EYE TO EYE BUT WE CAN STILL MOVE ARM N’ ARM! (Reggae dub!) Now hear twice before you speak once, this war waits for no one All men is equal except the one holdin the gun broke so many people down like they was one-a my men Brought em into my house, as equals, looking past their transgressions Shared my possessions, cryin and prayin with them I wasn’t perfect, but I wanted to learn Yahweh with them In high tide or low tide, I promised to stay with them Thas what made it so hard when I was betrayed by them
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THROW DICE ('but David strengthened himself in the Lord his God', 1 Sam. 30:6) I SEEN SOME BROTHAS THROW DICE AND ACT NOT SO NICE WHEN THEY AINT WINNING N’ YOU SHOULD SEE THE WAY THAT THEY TREAT WOMEN I ATTACK TO BLOCK BY BLOCK TAKE MY STREET BACK BUT IT’S HARD TO ROLL A BOULDER UP THE HILL SO HAND OVER HAND, I SHARPEN MY SKILL AND STEP BY STEP, I KNOW THAT ONE DAY I WILL SEE THE GHETTO MADE INTO HEAVEN AFTER ARMAGEDDON BUT NOW FOR WE HOLD WEAPONS CAUSE THERE AINT NO PEACE IN THE STREET WHERE MOTHERS GOTTA STEAL FOR KIDS TO EAT N’ MOST FATHERS GOTTA KILL TO COMPETE YOU HEAR THE HIPHOP, BLOCK PARTY ENDS WITH A GUNSHOT CAUSE REAL BANGERS USE FEAR AND GUNS TO GET PROPS ….THEY JUST UNLOADED A WHOLE CLIP IT’S NEVER SIMPLE ON THE STREET YOU GOTTA “HOLD YOUR OWN” WHEN THEM DUDES COME WITH BEEF, YOU GOTTA “HOLD YOUR OWN” THROW DICE ON THE CONCRETE, THEN “HOLD YOUR OWN” WHAT!?…YOU GOTTA, “HOLD YOUR OWN” RIGHT AFTER TWILIGHT, DRUGS DEAL UNDER THE STREET LIGHTS SEE THAT BROTHA ON THE CORNER, HE GOT BUST LAST NIGHT INNA FIST-FIGHT, AFTER ROLLIN SNAKE-EYED DICE HE GOT PISSED N’ HIS PRIDE WAS DISSED…AIGHT EBONICS AND OBSCENITIES – PAPER BAGS AND HENNESSEY A PASTOR COMES DOWN TO SPREAD THE MINISTRY WITH SOME ‘HOLIER THEN THOU’… N’ GET SHANKED BEFORE GIVIN PRAISE N’ THANKS, DON-DADOW SHIRT OFF, SCREAMIN LIKE, ‘WHO’S THE MAN NOW!’ MAYBE RUN LATER? - OOH, BETTER RUN NOW EVERY OTHER DAY - ONE BROTHER SHORT THEY EITHER DIE, OR GET PUT AWAY BY THE COURT SYSTEM - CONDEMNED, SHACKLED AND PUT IN PRISON SERVE TIME - COME OUT AND DO THE SAME !!! AGAIN A PEOPLE WITH NO VISION SHALL PERISH (prov.29:18) IT’S YOUR LIFE, DON’T THROW DICE AND GET CARELESS IT’S NEVER SIMPLE ON THE STREET YOU GOTTA “HOLD YOUR OWN” WHEN THEM DUDES COME WITH BEEF, YOU GOTTA “HOLD YOUR OWN” THROW DICE ON THE CONCRETE, THEN “HOLD YOUR OWN” WHAT!?…YOU GOTTA, “HOLD YOUR OWN” COMMITTHE 3RD CRIME TO COVER UP THE 2ND AND 1ST THE GUNS BURST, THE BLOOD SQUIRTS IMAGINE WHAT IT’D BE LIKE TO SEE THEM GUNS GO IN REVERSE STOP BURYIN PEOPLE AND PUT THEM GUNS BACK IN THE EARTH BUT IT’S PIPE DREAMS, CAUSE DOWN HERE IN THE NIGHT SCENE LITTLE MEN DO BIG THINGS TO BE SUPREME CRIME CONCEALS CRIME, CRIMINALS DO TIME BLIND LEADS THE BLIND, PIDGEONS DROP DIMES ON THEY OWN MEN, BUT BEFORE THEY GO IN THE PEN NEVER SEE THAT SNITCH WALKIN THE STREET AGAIN SLUMS GOT MORE BUMS THAN FOOD N’ JOB, YOUNG DIE YOUNG IT’S HIGHLANDER ON THE STREET, UNTIL THERE’S ONLY ONE SHAUN B. YOU GOTTA “HOLD YOUR OWN” THIRD HEAVEN ZORO-ONE YOU GOTTA “HOLD YOUR OWN” DANNY, GROWTH PROJECT “HOLD YOUR OWN” WHAT?…YOU GOTTA HOLD YOUR OWN ANNA GUIFRIDA. “HOLD YOUR OWN” SHADOW OF THE LOCUST “HOLD YOUR OWN” IF YOU’RE LISTENING TO THIS SONG, LEARN HOW TO “HOLD YOUR OWN” WHAT?…YOU GOTTA HOLD YOUR OWN YOU GOTTA USE YOUR MIND BEFORE YOU LOOOO…
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Third album in Dirt's Career. Only released as a digital copy due to financial issues, so grab it here! A perfect blend of the first two albums, Dirt shows the same street cred roughness, emotion and ability to bring spiritual matters into the game in a relevant way. This album is definately a must and includes two hidden bonus tracks only available on Dirt's Bandcamp Page!

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released December 24, 2010

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Jeremiah Dirt (Shadow of the Locust) Hesperia, California

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Beginning a career in 1999 with the acclaimed album, Plague, after years of touring with, then, labelmates POD, Dirt has kept and keeps his fans loaded up with his unique blend of creative, emotional, revealing lyrical ferocity and love for pure Hiphop.
Founding Father of 'Shadow of the Locust' - he's proven to be an emcee NOT to sleep on.
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