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Eric B. Is President

Features of This Track

east coast rap roots
headnodic beats
syncopated beats
consistent rhyme patterns
clear pronunciation
clean lyrics
boastin' lyrics
use of modal harmonies
emphasis on instrumental performance
a tight kick sound
acoustic drum samples
a synth bass riff
turntablism
thin orchestration
an emphasis on instrumentation
production and lyrics by rap icons

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

Rakim for president 2015
But can you detect what's coming next
Bless the mike with the godd
I can't hold it back the music is taking over my mind
Wit the boyz of 86 these boys can't do noyhing but clap to this
*years to build! My bad! Lol!3rd Coastin!!!
Self esteem make it seems like the thoughts took yea to build! Hol' up Ra! Timeless!!!! Who says s**t like this now?! No1 but THA R! Thought I was a doughnut,you tried to glaze me! Killin it!!! H TOWN REPRESENTA TO THA FULLEST!!!
Eric B for president... .
Takin off my coat, clearin my throat
Rakim the GOD- best to ever do it
epolite735
Tanners Bridge, GA
Classic ditto
Classic!
Da real classic jamms luv'em boyzz make'um clap to dis. In plam beach fla 1986 live
Make em clap to dis
These guys had talent, & and something to say, in a real way......... . . . . . . . . . . . . .
The old skool, is the best skool, I remember this, cruising down the street....N' C o o l ' s Rapping Radio.......
Let me old school ya'll - It's Eric B. FOR President In 1986-88 KISS FM, WBLS in NYC/NJ played this record like 25 x a day & it still pumps 27 years lata. That's what U call timeless. . .
When don't The "R" kill it? True hip hop Eric on the cut!
Rakim was the first hardcore rapper with straight hardcore lyrics with no curses those were the good ole dayz.
mgreen2610
All kids need to listen to this they just might learn something
D...where did hip-hop go?
This song is still hard for the streets
Old school rap
Still got dis one on record. Im so ol school!!
The original, for real
I remember going to the house party dancing to the hard core s**t the 80d was the greatest I'm glad I was able to see all of this s**t in the making way before jay z Lil Wayne all of them this is we're it all started from the clothes gold chains all that shut rakim was the s**t the best was sick the flows was dope dam I miss this s**t and don't forget the concerts they was crazy !!!!! Rakim the best baby
All in ur ear ( classic shyt)
redclaydjs
Tru...
Still a CLASSIC!!!!!
Ya heard ,make'em clap
love love love love!!! wish music was still this good!
slimthing810
my ish!
Rakim allah is an will be the best rapper that ever done it.
FIRE !!! Rakim ALLAH
they dont make joints like this no more , truly a classic on all levels
This is the absolute pure essence of old school hip hop... been listening since '79 to hip-hop and this song brings back memories of brittish knights, kangols and cazals!
tamonit425
Gots to be one of the hardest hip hop jams EVER!!!
sickest beat and fattest lyrics
the all time best rap song to date.----DJ DEGREE, LA PAZ
nretzlaff
You think im lazy? You must be crazy, thought I was a donut ya tried ta glaze me.
djmcneo
correct lyrics here:
http://www.a s k l y r i c s . c o m / d i s p l a y / E r i c _ B _ a n d _ R a k i m / E r i c _ B _ i s _ P r e s i d e n t _ L y r i c s / 1 3 1 0 3 9 . h t m
djmcneo
wrong lyrics.. duhhhhh
mulysse
wrong lyrics... once again!
it is the s**t
all time best Rap Group, best Rapper and all time best rap song, that is a straight up undisputed title Rakim will never loose. Eric B for President, Y QUE VIVA OBAMA while I'm online.
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wats up KOOLAID----- - - - - - - - - - B u f f a l o is too damn cold & funky like Rick James said, I think I wanna talk,pass the joint.

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