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The Food (Live)

Features of This Track

exaggerated enunciation
east coast rap roots
r&b influences
a knack for catchy hooks
danceable beats
sparse beats
use of call-and-response vocals
rhythmically complex rapping
violent lyrics
tight lyrics
a repetitive chorus
the use of chordal patterning
use of tonal harmonies
dark & deep beats
an electric bass riff
percussive piano playing
electric guitars
dominant use of piano riffs
a dry recording sound
dominant rap hooks

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food for thought goatee nappy II dah end of dah roots Jesus told 1 of his disciples you deny me thrice & dah rooster will croak 3' times get behind me satan i serve dah mighty lord jesus christ
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Ok and ....... I heard this show on Chappelle's show
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altetly
John is the devils b**ch
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1050545921
Like this
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common c**ks**ker.. k a n y e south alwayz down on these Goddamn nutz. And all these comments I can tell al u BITCHEZ was born between the late 80's to 2000's the era of all this worthless tech. that turned kidz into fukn dumb fukz.
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slumbeautie
This my ish!!!
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Loved these two together!
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Slap....this is REAL chit!
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This. Song ill. Common tha n**ga who really knows wut real hip hop music is about.
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Slow motion better then no motion .....uh oh uh oh THIS JOINT ROCKS
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I love common,ever since i was in highschool, hip hop hasent been the same since the 90's........ the good ole days.....lol
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I REMEMBER THIS EPISODE!!!!
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Uh oh uh oh uh oh
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Still dig it all day. @honeychild ...for sure. @julianhooke r ...no joke damn. Beat.s n flow so solid, Word.s ♥ n Peace ya'll
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Gangsta
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Damn, his girl late... damn
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I LOOOOOOOOOOO V E THIS SONG BY COMMON AND THE COLLABARATIO N WITH KANYE WEST!! GRRREAT!!! #COMMON FAN
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I don't get why the record label put the Chappelle's Show version on this album, and worse, it's edited. The studio version is a lot better.
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Wow... a song where Kanye is decent.
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julianhooker
Wow, crazy! Common, Nas, Canibus, Jay, Talib, Mos Def, Royce, yawl know the list, should have there own station we should be able to go to listen to real MC's.
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Food for thought, blast off like astronauts, you think you know me, you know not, I will never like the cops, because they watched my brothers blood drop and didn't even get a mop...For this reason, I will never Stop my conspiracy talk!!
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god bless common!
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I'm hungry now.
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jrzyrtmzboo
Sexy, talented Mo Fo!! His smile is killa!! Let me stop...Ooh wee!! Been a Common fan since the 90's!! The older he gets, the more his music grows...
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Wow -- I never really listened to Common before but this song just played on my Roots station and I love it. Definitely a Common fan now...
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one of the smoothest flows ever, tore it up on this track
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This is a ridiculously smooth track. Chi-town heroes.
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edwnc
This is how I discovered Common. Love this song. Thank you Dave Chapelle!
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Common and Kanye wreck another track!!! Great song!

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