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Work

Lyrics

Are you working?
What kind of work do you do?

Uhh...
("Boy, what is it you want to do when you grow up?)
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Features of This Track

heavy use of samples
east coast rap roots
danceable beats
dissin' lyrics
lyrics about the rap industry
explicit lyrics
a repetitive song structure
the use of chordal patterning
a tight kick sound
acoustic drum samples
a slow moving bass line
prominent horns
subtle use of turntables
mellow piano timbre
subtle use of pianos
a dry recording sound
radio friendly stylings
dominant use of riffs
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

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1 of the dopest, most fire spittn mc'$, 2bless the mic rip yo the rap world miss u yo!
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Says meet heads. But he means meat-heads. Lol
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rashannshade
Real hip hop
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Still Bangin Like It Hurts. Dope Beats & Rhymes From Guru & Premo Hardly Seems Like Work!
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One of the best.
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G.U.R.U always put in work.... Ill rymes n style like no other.... R.I.P GURU!
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Wish gang starr was alive he would teach 95 percent of these young rappers they will never be real mc'-s
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Be like Gang Starr!!!!
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work
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Boy! What is it ? You gonna do when you grow up!
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Are you ready? What kind of work do you do?
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Chicks can't resist what I kick they be begging for attention, and some more of the dillznick... . w o r d up baby...s**t is mad shady, but I gotz...to get the gravy!!!
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Fire still to this day.....#wor k
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Your b**ch don't really got no a** she just poked it out!
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Guru was one of the dopeest lyricist of all time R.I.P. Guru!
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GURU BEST voice...preM o best beats....bes t duo!! Boston meets Texas...can u believe it?
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info491797
...Premo came to Philly last year @ The Roots Picnic" & rrrrrrrrriPP E D his set!

son is in my top 5 HipHop Producers!
..always dugg how he builds iLL beats

especially " U Kno My Steez"
bcuz i had that bootleg "flash to the beat" joint !

MADD
MADD
MADD RESPECT YO'!
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G
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F**k this s**t f**kin pandora f**kin goddamn double video ad mad barrage of pop ups f**k music im tryna sell u a goddamn cheeseburger car w/ insurance.. Fuckkk offff!!!! Pandora suck it u no longer work
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Rip Guru, you were a master.
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S**t is mad shady, but I got to get the gravy
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Awesome
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put in work! :D
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ka702os
Lyrical assassin
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Work.....gan g starr jams u no...WILMAS WEST..HARBOR AREA...SUR13
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lyrical genius
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Roll'in spinning Gang Starr. Hell Ya
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How can you not like this legend unless you're new school! RIP GURU!
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A westcoast nigg@ always feel you!!! R IP GURU
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Misheard lyric: I'm gonna be a jedi, so my eye can see.
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Gang Starr's Guru Dead At 48 Gil Kaufman Just over a month since undergoing surgery following a heart attack, Gang Starr MC Guru (born Keith Elam) has died at age 48. According to a statement, Guru died of cancer-relat e d causes on Monday after a long fight with the disease.

Guru's longtime collaborator and partner Solar mourns his loss in the statement and explains that Guru had written a letter to his fans that was to be released upon his death."The world has lost one of the best MCs and hip-h
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Some deep s**t.Got this in my vinyl station
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the hot sh*t
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Now I'm grimey as I can get, mud on my pants and shirt, I bet these n**gaz out here know that I b puttin in work-
U a genius guru- rest in peace
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Big Up Gangstarr , R.I.P. Guru!
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Chahhh
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Incomprehens i b l e , = in this bussiness of rap?
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R. I. P Guru
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Real muzic!!!!!!! ! !
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Yo b*tch really ain't got no a**. She just poked it out.......
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Incomprehens i b l e ***** "in this business of rap"
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R.I.P. Guru! True Legends. Timeless music!
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Preem and the late and great Guru, one of the best Duo's in Music History. Preem always comes through on the beat and Guru's monotone and immaculate style is on point. R.I.P. Guru. Big ups to Preem for holding the Gang Starr legacy down right, F**K SOLAR
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melissa113
<3
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drunk_cossac k
Agreed with corndog.
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One of the greatest rap songs of all time.

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