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Features of This Track

east coast rap roots
a knack for catchy hooks
danceable beats
straight beats
use of call-and-response vocals
use of vocal counterpoint
peripheral vocals
the use of chordal patterning
prominent horns
ambient synth textures
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lyrics by a rap icon

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That's that s**t!
People are you ready
Do YOU wanna lose hate for love ?
This is beautiful
Am I just another lostb in the pack...
One of my all time favorite songs.
Best de la soul song ever
These lyrics are pretty great
gthing67
Chill shut!!!
kik @ the.one.you. f e a r
My fav de la soul song
Yo this track speaks to me well us !!! And it puts me in a comfort zone wen I blaze up
Ready. @joey_vtwo3 i feel ya, dis some great sh*t right here. love n peace ya'll
jsvaldez09
Top 10 tracks of all time in my eyes
R u really ready
harrington.c h r i s t i a n
2013 I am going to work hard this year because I am ready!
ffhargrove81 2
THIS IS HIP HOP GREAT ORATATIVE DILEVERANCE. NOT ONE WORD OF BLASPHEME OLD SCHOOL TOO A MESSAGE NOT A BUNCH OF B"$ OR HOES KEEP UP THE GR8 WORK
Hip-hop is consciousnes s . De la Soul thanks for never compromising . . . . . . .
Stimulant and sedative... i could never get tired of this track and I get chills each time. This group's name could be earned by this track alone.
smooth beat and lyrics
Growth in any craft makes u even better...
WOW...
dlmiddl
Man, this song just touches me on so many levels. I remember sitting on the train listening to this on repeat on those things called portable CD Players
Best song De La ever made. Period.
nmr976
absolutely love this song. are you ready?
Real Hip-Hop, I miss it
@jameythorpe Mediocre? LMAO what a moron. Go back to your T-Pain radio station and stay off of REAL Hip-Hop stations.
Heard this today and can't get enough of it! I've looked everywhere I can just for any information about this song and it kills me that there isn't a Wiki page. This is Hip Hop at its best and I can only hope that when my day comes, I can be ready. I wanna be ready!
We wanna be ready!
loiza_aldea5 x
I'm instantly in Love! Just like I was as a teen when I first heard De La Soul! Lyrical content that addresses the intellect with real life flava.
mediocre
Wow, for years and years these brothers have consistently blessed us with dopeness. Not many crews can maintain the quality of music that they have for this long. This joint in particular demonstrates serious sincerity and heart. And man I'm really feelin' it, word up.
gweny70
One of my all time favorite songs. I could listen to this over..and over..and over...dang
wow, song is insane. De La really did it on this one
dope. this song is just f**king dope. de la set it off with this one.
First heard this song in 2001 when i was DJing at my local college radio station. This song helped me to understand what Hip Hop really could be and pushed me to find real Hip Hop artists, not the commercish on the radio. Long Live Conscious Hip Hop.
I was blown away.... damn this song is f**kin fire

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