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The Instrumental

Features of This Track

midwest rap roots
rock influences
basic rap roots
a knack for catchy hooks
danceable beats
syncopated beats
consistent rhyme patterns
a poetic rap delivery
clear pronunciation
a repetitive chorus
the use of chordal patterning
a slow moving bass line
subtle use of electric keys
use of strings
electric guitars
a dry recording sound
radio friendly stylings
prevalent use of groove
lyrics by a respected rap artist
production by a famous producer

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Comments

:)
:P
i luv dis song its like my life
Ok so can someone comment on my profile what the meaning of this song is? It a great song I jus didn't get it
Kiss your hand say your crush's name 3 times say a day of the week close your hand say your name 3 times open your hand post this on 15 other songs and your crush will ask you out on the day you said
awesome song
Lupe Fiasco should be mainstream. I want to be hearing this on the radio.
Rap never really took my attention but this song is so damn good :o
Background instrumental s are great in this
This song speaks very true words
Its about more then tv. Lupe refers to society and its faults as the box... Its a common theme for him,?
first heard this on madden nfl 07
New Gospel - Lupe u da man!
so good! loved when i first heard it on the project gotham racing game!
killer
is about it a mute producer or T.V.?
bklvr786
dude how could you not know its about t.v lol
fondu16
of couse the song isnt an instrumental dehydratedsq u a s h listen to the lyrics they took away his voice, never says anything at all, left him only with his instruments
great song <3
laurasr83
amazing!!!
Oh-the meaning is really WOw haha its cool.
HAHA! how long did it take you to realize that? :P

Really cool-i love this one
this isnt an instrumental
You're close alonso.al! The song is actually about the mentally crippling effects that MTV (and channels like it) can have on a young mind and how the "programming " on these stations is meticulously regulated by the major execs of these stations. A well woven tapestry of truth by Carrera Lu!
alonso.al
I may be wrong but I'm pretty sure this song is about TV, when someone told me that and I listened to the song again I was like "whoa" - either way great song.
this is such a great track
Jonah Matranga provides the background vocals.
Those back-up vocals are familiar... if you've listened to The Rising Tied by Fort Minor. It's Jonah Matranga!
Who provides the "back-up" vocals..?
They sound kinda familar
this is the shi*
jl13usti11os
i think lupe's song the instrumental is great
This is one of Lupe's great songs.
skate123
love it
"The Instrumental " is off the chain!!

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