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Ghetto Life

Lyrics

When I was a young boy
Growing up in the ghetto
Hanging out on corners
Singin' with the fellas
full lyrics
When I was a young boy
Growing up in the ghetto
Hanging out on corners
Singin' with the fellas
full lyrics

Features of This Track

funk roots
disco influences
flat out funky grooves
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
repetitive melodic phrasing
a busy horn section
melodic horn lines
extensive vamping
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
minor key tonality
groove based composition
a vocal-centric aesthetic
electric guitar riffs
a dynamic male vocalist
subtle use of strings
subtle use of fender rhodes
narrative lyrics
vocal harmonies

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

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cknight472
My apologies for the comment below. The Dave Chappelle in me came out. :/
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cknight472
I'M Rick James Biaatch!!!
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Fever 105 Vice City
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Rick James Ghetto Life Heard This Song From Grand Theft Auto Vice City Game
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Ghetto Life Good Times!
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amontrez11
I love rick james music,it hurts knowing he's no longer with us!
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Tell em Rick James Ghetto Life \~,*/
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Ghetto life!! I feel ya Rick! Know it all too well! RIP!!! Smokin 1 4 ya! H TOWN REPRESENTA TO THA FULLEST!!!!
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He could dance under water and NOT get wet!
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E-Dubbs of longbeach ca
RIP brother Rick
We know whatca talking bout ghetto life...,.
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Ghettovillin
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I'm 24 years old and I appreciate the hell out of this music.
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In the ghetto
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I love this song!!!
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Partying on the muthaship!
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Rick James one and only.
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Very real song
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Jammin!!
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Rick pandora radio station made my backyard barbecue a hit
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MR.SMOKEY!!! Livin the ggetto life!!! F**K IT!!ssshhhoo u u h h h h h
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Rick James Forever
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Love this jam! Rick is always good to dance to!
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781114674
Right right.
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the tune is definetly awesome
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it has its good ways but dont let your guard down cause in a blink of an eye you can get beat,at same time there some of the best folk that will give there lives ,get what im saying.Dont freak out Itend to over dramatize
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The all time weed master, Mary Jane...
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This song is jamming :)
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i miss the one and only Rick James, i think every song was a hit that he made or sang! If he comes back from the dead can he get after it again! I think 1st Corinthians 15:24-28 or 2nd that states God gave all authority to his Son and explains (all) meaning only a certain amount of authority though, then The Son will give it back. What does this mean, I think there should be never no question/con f u s i o n who's who. There are two (2) persons here 1 God/Father and 1 Son working together as/like a t
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OMG!!!!!! I am feeling it. Good thing I work alone. THE ROOF IS ON FIRE!!!! This ole school music makes my work so more betta
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llee61
like the busta rhymes version of ghetto life as well

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