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Umi Says

Lyrics

I don't wanna write this down
I wanna tell you how I feel right now
I don't wanna take no time to write this down
I wanna tell you how I feel right now, hey
full lyrics
I don't wanna write this down
I wanna tell you how I feel right now
I don't wanna take no time to write this down
I wanna tell you how I feel right now, hey
full lyrics

Features of This Track

reggae influences
jazz influences
basic rap roots
a male vocal
upbeat lyrics
a repetitive song structure
the use of chordal patterning
melodic part writing
hip-hop influences
r & b influences
a subtle use of vocal harmony
mild rhythmic syncopation
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
extensive vamping
minor key tonality
an electric bass riff
a slow moving bass line
subtle use of electric keys
use of electric pianos

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

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Comments

One of my favorite songs.
k.wmz26
Back 4 more. Just love this jazz infused ...rap n gospel plea for self pride &respect& unity to make positive changes& he is not advocating negativity towards other ethnic groups. The majority of Black people are a mixture of African, white Europeans and Native American. That is the reality of the African slave trade that lasted 100's of years. Africans were taken to North America&Sout h America and Europe. So, wherever YOU R...B PROUD. People who are world travelers accept this TRUTH!!!!!!! ! Th
k.wmz26
I am gonna get retro. This is SOOOO DEEP!!!! Wish the LOVE COULD JUST B THERE. PEOPLE R ALWAYS SEARCHING 4 THE NEXT GREAT LEADER. LET LOVE B THE LEADER, LIGHT & TEACHER. ALL OF US NO MATTER WHAT OUR COLOR NEED MORE LOVE& RESPECT FOR OURSELVES& OTHERS
. HAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL CRY FOR HARMONY& LOVE. BE PROUD AND DO GOOD WORKS.
love
classic
lpvp7
i tell my wife the im doing the best that i can mos def you put on wax
i love Mos Def; this song is deep; i love it
Love This Jam
I remember when this song came out! Love the music in this song...jazzy & v e r y contemporary with an upbeat tempo; one of my favorite songs by Mos Def! I also remember seeing the video of this song!! I LOOVE this song and the lyrics are AMAZING!!!! This song needs to be played on the radio stations b/c it is RELEVANT for US African Americans/Bl a c k s to here this!!!
LOVE This song!!!
this is my jam!!!
crimsonspice 4 0 1
EXACTLY!!!
luv it...
great
Killer Track / Video
dopest

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