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It's Been A Long Time

Features of This Track

exaggerated enunciation
hardcore rap attitude
club rap influences
heavy use of samples
east coast rap roots
danceable beats
a poetic rap delivery
clean lyrics
lyrics about the rap industry
spiritually uplifting lyrics
boastin' lyrics
the use of chordal patterning
use of tonal harmonies
dry snare
a tight kick sound
acoustic drum samples
an electric bass riff
orchestral riffs
the heavy use of funk samples
orchestral arrangements

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

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Original Man cool S**t, PEACE GOD
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True legion!!!!!
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My opinion anyways lol
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1. Gang Starr
2. Rakim
3. KRS-One
4. Big Daddy Kane
5. Eminem
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THE MICROPHONE SOLO $KING$
MARLENE ❤BUDDA
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Agreed! ;)
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While cats debate the greatest MC of all time, imma lay back in the cut and chill to Rakim's dope a** eternal rhymes.
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GOD MC
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True Mc...
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THE KING
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Best MCs of all time perhaps the best to ever walk this earth.
1. Rakim
2. The Notorious B.I.G.
3. 2pac
4. Nas
5. Big L
"And it ain't no other kings in this rap thing they siblings nothing my children one shot they disappearing ! " Biggie Smalls.
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Pac1 nas 2 big 3 4big l 5jadakiss
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I came thru the door, I said it before.....
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Peace
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Word iz Born Rakim Mastermind of his Lyrical Form/ Inspired mo' den Plenty wit his Numba 1 Songz/ A Legendary Boss Emcee still Lives Long/ Eric B. was Dead Wrong wit his Early Release/ Long hours in Court da same Bullshjt Repeatz/ Neva da Least da Greatest Rapper iz Walkin' da Streetz/ From Bronx to Brooklyn to Queens yo it's all in da Jeans/
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Top five MCs of all time, 5) JayZ, 4)Nas, 3)RAKIM, 2)KRS1, 1)B.I.G.!!!
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The best to ever do it right here y'all-
1.Rakim
2. G Rap
3. RA the Rugged man
4. Big daddy Kane
5. KRS-ONE
That's a real top 5- no jay, no PAC, no biggie, no NAS.
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classic old school jam by the GOD MC!
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best mc ever
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Tony. T Chicago
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Fly s**t
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It's been a long time
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Classico u kno.
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bilalwright2 0 1 0
one of the top emcees in hip hop
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" I take 7 emcees put em' in a line..." no need to finish. if you don't know that one, stop. listening. to hip hop.
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❌❤❌❤
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781114674
Rakim is the Best Rapper Alive! F**k Lil Wayne.
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Yo checkit when u spit please now how spellit half never rememberit these liv it
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bcalhoun78
Da god mc
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Just goes to show being a truly artful at your craft doesn't necessarily translate into multimillion s and unabashed celebrity
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RAKIM NAS THE BEST OUT OF NY ,OLD SCHOOL MC
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The sickest MC to ever rock the Mic
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Enstein= Rakin=Genius
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Rakim = Hard Rock....
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You know this is the s**t
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Lyrics...
Delivery...
Wordmaster.. .
Nuff said!
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The flow is tight yo damn. Poetry in motion
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THE GOD!
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Always tha TRUTH!!
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Oh man, Rakim on a Preemo beat, a match made in heaven. Only Guru sounded better over Premiers beats.
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this is my shi!
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No shyte, It's been a long time!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 1

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