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The Message

by Nas

Lyrics

Fake thug, no love, you get the slug, CB4 Gusto
Your luck low, I didn't know til I was drunk though
You freak n**gas played out, get f**ked and ate out
Prostitute turned b**ch, I got the gauge out
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Features of This Track

hardcore rap influence
east coast rap roots
gangsta rap attitude
danceable beats
swingin' beats
vocal samples
a poetic rap delivery
clear pronunciation
a repetitive song structure
the use of chordal patterning
dark & deep beats
acoustic drum samples
a slow moving bass line
acoustic guitar riffs
acoustic guitar pickin'
a dry recording sound
subtle use of noise effects
an acousti-synthetic sonority
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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One of the last REAL 1'z left
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NASty
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Truly a poets poet love the usage of the great Sting music. He is also a poet supreme!!
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Nasty nas !!!
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bnvnfla
Nas is a true artist and poet, one of the greatest lyricist of all time! This whole album is DOPE!
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Blazy it
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Nas was n still is da best mc of all time hands down no rap.
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Probably my favorite nas somg
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michaeljames b 2
QxBx
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erinwthompso n
One of the rawest of Nas' scripts right here.
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NAS>jayz
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Nice lyricist always n to one of da best ever pick up a Mic to another one of your many classics
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Classic
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$$$$$$$$$$$$ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $
203 NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT 06513 203 LoSo
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battvill445
One of my favorite albums pop tape in and play
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Tha Message one of tha illest songs on his 2nd L.p. n" It was Written " by yours truly!!
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Miss this era of Hip-hop #LostEra
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Da message probably da hottest jam of all... n**ga nas
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Good song.
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The good F E L L A, verbal AK spray
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The illest ever.
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hectec6940
Addicted to Money.....
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sydas8
Yes this my joint....... . . . . . .
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Still relevant. Real artist.
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One of the best to ever do it!
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$$$
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jonathan.gil e s . 5 1 3
God's son!!
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Follow For Follow♡♥
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It was written tho
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Yo this my s**t
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The GOAT.....
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Classic s**t
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96 sick shiit
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Good classic
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Lol. Taser. Tea. Deit. Hit
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Pretty good, wish he didnt go for a more mainstream style.

Love the sampling
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King of New York ����
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The best New York rapper ever
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Second best next to pac
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Man this s**t still bangs better than this new school s**t!
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He brought rap like its supposed to.. originality and creative, you tell me who can make a rap going backwards and makes it sound so freaking dope... these new corny rappers suck a** tremendously ! ! ! !
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This was the album
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Takes me back to the days of vibing off the Dutch and playing arcades.
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CB4 gusto ! Shout out
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rudyniya
NAS THE GREATEST RAPPER DEAD OR ALIVE POINT. BLANK PERIOD
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Awesome beat, I love the short sample from NY State of Mind
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My coworkers must love sitting close to me.
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This will forever be my fav song of Nas
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I'm not the type you should start testing
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