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The 18th Letter (Always And Forever)

Lyrics

What yo
Just when things seemed the same and the whole scene is lame
I come and reign with the unexplained for the brains till things change
They strain to slang sling I'm trained to bring game
full lyrics
What yo
Just when things seemed the same and the whole scene is lame
I come and reign with the unexplained for the brains till things change
They strain to slang sling I'm trained to bring game
full lyrics

Features of This Track

east coast rap roots
funk influences
danceable beats
syncopated beats
funk beats
swingin' beats
an epic rap delivery and content
a full rap voice
rhythmically complex rapping
clear pronunciation
ambiguous lyrics
spiritually uplifting lyrics
boastin' lyrics
a repetitive song structure
the use of chordal patterning
acoustic drum samples
a tight kick sound
wah-wah guitar
the heavy use of funk samples
the heavy use of R&B samples

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

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.did you catch it? ....when there was one mass of land / and one mash of man / and the whole mass was grand under one Master plan... /
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..it aint where ya' from its where ya' @!
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(:
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I'll take it a step further; illest rapper dead OR alive- period.
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The ill est rapper alive PERIOD.
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Tony. T. Chicago <•><•>
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One of the greatest to ever bless the mic...my favorite rapper
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Beat is very RZA/Wu-like, wish I had heard Rakim on a RZA beat.
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The badest that i have ever heard. This is what you call clean rap.
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RAKIM IS ONE OF THE HOTTEST ARTIST I EVER HEARD IN MY LIFE ONE OF THE ONLY ARTIST WHERE CAN LEARN & DANCE FROM HIS MUSIC.I WISH HE WOULD COME OUT WITH ANOTHER ALBUM I MIS HIM & I FEEL HE IS REAL HIP-HOP THE REST OF THESE FAKE ARTIST DONT KNOW WHAT IT IS TO BE A real hip-hop rappers with positive knowledge for the people RAKIM YOUR MISSED COME BACK WE MIS U AND THE REAL MUSIC OK

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