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Lyrics

It's like a jungle sometimes
It makes me wonder how I keep from goin' under

Broken glass everywhere
People pissin' on the stairs, you know they just don't care
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Features of This Track

old school roots
exaggerated enunciation
east coast rap roots
funk influences
a knack for catchy hooks
danceable beats
old school raps
gritty vocal style
duo rapping
clean lyrics
lyrics with a political message
a repetitive song structure
use of modal harmonies
a tight kick sound
a synth bass riff
synth riffs
dominant rap hooks
prevalent use of groove
lyrics by a rap icon
production by a famous producer

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

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Comments

It's like a jungle sometimes! Makes me wonder how I keep from going under! Great description of life! Good song!
These guys were real pioneers of rap. Lots of hits. Flash was a real DJ and all of them graced the mic. RIP Cowboy.
This song still rings true today which if u think about it it's fuctup
WE AS A PEOPLE SHOULD NOT BE PUSHED CLOSE TOO THE EDGE FOR SOMEONE'S ELSE'S JOY. I HOPE YOU UNDERSTAND! PEACE.
F*g hag
sampled in the movie Happy Feet
Real rap
Awesome
Best ever
Skate skate skate!! Broken glass everywhere .
The Message Very Meaningful Words Love My Old School Artist Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Loved All Of Video's Back In My Day Can Ya Dig It !!!!!!
Don't push me cause in close to the edge
6000cliffwoo d
This jam is timeless. It will always be legit!
Best EVER....
One of my favorite old school artist still sound good as He!!! work it out Pandora back in my day's and even liked the Video to this song !
Lol that's funny. Me and a group of my buddies had a "gang" called the furious five!!! Hahaha
Chicky check yo self before u wreck yo self!!! Lol I always think of that just picturing the parts in this song where ice cube starts blurting out rapping XD
The best rap song ever hands down!!!
This reminds me of the good old days those days where so fun. !!!!
It reminds me of gta San andreas
Grandmaster flash & the furious five .....the massage is a hit u no....WILMAS west
The problem with sampling is that it doesn't create only duplicate.
Telling the truth N da best way ever‘ Ice? What c*m first chick' or eggs'
Ice Cube sampled this in his song ''Check Yo Self'' one of my favorite tracks on that album
parts of this was written on a desk in high school i know it all by osmosis
Love it
Yo this is hip hop history right here the start of hip hop realism aka gangsta rap
I love This song too old school latonya mitchell
Some way Back in the Day s**t 1983 84
it is real my man from OG
I wish I had my teenage years during the 80s. Instead I am 15 in 2013 :/ . Everything juste seemed so much funner back in the 80s !!! Oh well I didn get to live these moments..
This world is a concrete jungle.
Real talk
kyle.7550
I think I've heard this in one of the gta 5 trailers
Ain't no hip hop generation better the mid 70's and the 80's
I feel you. Same in L.A 1980's
Awesome
Ny back in da days
If u were a kid growing up in the 80 in ny this song hits home flipping on dirty mattresses in empty burned out lots
The best ever
Real s**t
It the s**t
Brake dancing was the shytt in the 80's now this right here is wat youu call real hip hop music
The real s**t
mokie53
The message was so deep 4real.
These guys and sugarhill was and still are the bomb
Can't find good music like dis any mo anythin pas 2010 iz pertty f**kin horrible
CLASSIC
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