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Hey Young World

Features of This Track

old school Influences
east coast rap influences
danceable beats
swingin' beats
use of call-and-response vocals
a repetitive chorus
the use of chordal patterning
an acoustic bass riff
ambient synth textures
a dry recording sound
a synth-acoustic sonority
production by a respected producer
lyrics by a famous rap artist

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

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I need my 13 son to listen to this maybe he will learn something from it.
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This song brings back so many memories when I used to here this on the radio and now I'm still listening to it this is what hip hop was really like it spit out fire and truth about how the is like and how f**ked up the government is what happened to hip hop we need this hip hop back but in today's radio
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Love this my kids no this thats whats up
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Love u Ra'Saan my lil brother rest in peace this our s**t childhood ������
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One of the ALL TIME GREATEST HIP-HOP SONGS from back in the day... # Hey young world.
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The old days ��
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Slick Rick - true pioneer!!!!! !
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Good story Rick teach them young folks white n black
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We need more of this
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The world is yours young kids
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They sure did Slick wrong. This joint clearly from his better days on the mic. Keep ya head up young world. It sure gets old fast.
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Real hip hop classic
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Slick Rick The Ruler Love Him One Of My Old Favorite Rap Artist Miss Him Rapping My Old School Throwback Jam Let's Go Pandora
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WAKE UP YOUNG WORLD!! WAKE THA F**K UP!!!
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Originator, way ahead of his time. This dropped in 82-83!!!!!!
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This was the s**t even b4 drakes started from the bottom
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Ayyyyyy that was the cut !x!
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★★★★★
This was my theme shitt...
Hey young world!!!
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The message is still relevant today, maybe even more so than than when it was produced.
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I love my old school favorite artist slick rick now is back in my day this cut still sounds good great memorie's 2-22-2014 !!!!!
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MC RIcky D? One of the forefathers for the whack Azz rappers out know.
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Partying on the mothership!
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He IS a good storyteller, W A A A Y better than modern "rappers".
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The message is in the music!!!!
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Pooh from Hampton VA nice song
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This C.D. was crazy when it dropped...
Bring back the 90s....
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Please young people listen to the lyrics close. Over 20yrs ago and still has a message.
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slick rick the leader of the new shool
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richthebarbe r . r s 5 1 9
#Greateststo r y t e l l e r
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Heyyounglove
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I love this song. Teaching young kids on how they should b acting. Instead of wanna be gangstas. Long live slick rick the ruler
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classsiccccc c c c c
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Classic, Classic, Classic, this song is still relevant today, the Cd is in my vehicle right now, never comes out
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16 in 89 time fly .
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It's cray how this track is back in the day; relevant to today!
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Ohh my, my, my! Big shot you're not!
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the one and only true king of old school hands down no?RESPECT SILENCIO
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I think this is in my top 20 all time fav of rap songs, probably in the top 5. This beat is amazing and the lyrics as well. FANTASTIC message in the song, what happen to rap?
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Slick Rick os the reason I wear Kangols until this day. This track is timeless.
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True
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Take me back 2 high school. Rich Central wat up!
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I LOOOOVE THIS SONG!! Such a good influence to teach young kids(young men and women) in a playful way!! I LOOOVE the music in this song...the piano is my FAVORITE part in this song!! That uptempo is soo catchy!! LOVE IT!! =) Hey young world...!
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Slick rick is the 50 best hiphop oldschool
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dope
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takenyam1
This is one of my all time favorites
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This song AND the lyrics are tight as f**k
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Wish I was around when hip-hop was like this. Where did all the good hip-hop go?
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One of my favs!!
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Very good song!! I miss Slick Rick. This song needs to be played on all Urban stations.

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