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The Message

Features of This Track

exaggerated enunciation
old school roots
club rap influences
east coast rap roots
r&b influences
funk influences
a knack for catchy hooks
danceable beats
gritty vocal style
duo rapping
lyrics with a political message
a repetitive song structure
use of modal harmonies
a tight kick sound
rhythmic clapping
a synth bass riff
electric guitars
synth riffs
subtle use of noise effects
dominant rap hooks

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

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If you don't like this track I can't help you
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The Message was hip hop version of Living for the city or Whats going on. It showed that genre was much more than an extension of discos party themes. Its simply a gamechanger! ! ! !
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This song has so much meaning
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bradleynatio n a l s 2 1
Jonah check yo self came out 10 years after this
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Check yo self?
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Nobody was killing EACHOTHER over lirics
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Love you
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This song is in GTA vice city
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I remember listening to this in my cassett player while skating in my old metal skates strapped on my Pumas... MUSIC was good in the 80's
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Life was better back then comparing to now
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At a older person now i still love this music.
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jbublitz2002
They stole this beat from Ice Cube's "Check Yo Self"
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Sick beat
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Cold Ghetto Streets Jungle Dope Beats.
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last verse is perhaps the greatest ever
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junegemini44
It's like a jungle sometimes
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this beat dope
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Said she watches too much it's just not healthy.
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1983 was the year ,the funk was playing out and R&B became to watered down with cross over music....... t h e n the street dudes took over with a hardline image, and hard music and I'm glad they did.....
Funkin with N'Cool Radio....... a l l the way live ^¿^
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Jamming to this everyday in my package car reminiscing to the great time of the 80s
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Great Times!, And all Kinds of Music, Real Music the 80's!.
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Wow, I never really listened to the words. This song is pretty sad.
Still like it, though.
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The Message From Grand Thelf Auto Vice City
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more people need to listen to this
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I'm only 13 but still listen to this stuff kids should
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Kids now days need to listen to the word. That's how it is right now today.
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All u can do is just bop ur head. Real rap.
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19sandy62
Broken glass everywhere. ...
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Well ppl this is the wonder years of music 2 me Im jammin rite now lol...
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Awesome song
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:P
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Called that boy a Maytag! Washing mufuckas' draws in the pen! Smh! Now you're an undercover f*g
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A timeless classic!!!!! Real life!!!
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Not too far off from the state of the world today.
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sydneythesqu i d n e y 1
This is real rap
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Hmmm
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guyfisher81
Jammin
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Real rap right here!
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Why do they keep putting Grand master flash in this? When he wasn't even in the album! Using his name was the only way they could've released this album.
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Don't push me cuz I'm close to the Edge......yu u u u p ! ! !
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This is when Hip Hop had a REAL story/messag e n the lyrics...smd h @ wat hip-hop has become...I have this on vinyl STILL...LOL
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LOL...THIS TAKES ME BACK...WAAAA Y BACK WHEN MY COUSIN LILLIAN & I WOULD GO WATCH THE BREAK DANCERS AT THE JOE MUNOZ PARK RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET FROM OUR PARENTS HOUSE...THOU G H S WERE THE DAYS!MAY U REST IN PEACE LILY!!!
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Nice
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rjames30
I now see why my dad hates the 20th century music this is awesome
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Better than the shyt they play today that 4 real !!!!
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kamryndillon
Us black people truly need to change. We must save ourselves before we collapse. And if you claim I'm white, I'm not. I am a black girl who already sees what is happening to kids like me. We're living life too fast and we'll, eventually, die too young.
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A Messagge to all u Fucken Haterss. MR.SMOKEY de la cuidad de GRANDE GROVE.. ORANGE*COUNT Y . SUR TRECE. VARRIO HARD TIMES
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True hip hop right here!!! :)
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Boogie Down in THE BRONX all over again ��
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