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Joy

Features of This Track

east coast rap roots
danceable beats
upbeat lyrics
lyrics that tell a story
a repetitive chorus
the use of chordal patterning
a tight kick sound
dark & deep beats
acoustic drum samples
a slow moving bass line
orchestral arrangements
the heavy use of R&B samples
a dry recording sound
production and lyrics by respected rap artists

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ThANHKs Talib, this Song reminds me of the "JOY" of being a father to my first born baby girl Princess Akilah in 4/16/87 & my baby boy Sun Alim in 9/15/90 who both has blossomed to be beautiful young adults:) in 4/2015,Keep making beautiful timeless Everlasting Uplifting Music...Peac e , O n e L o v e , M a at & Many Blessings,Br o t h a A.B.!1
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This jank go hard madd beautiful
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This jank go hard
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Me and Kweli...
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THIS SONG IS BEAUTIFUL!!! I LOOOOVE IT!! He's describing the Joy of his child; a Black man expressing the EXCITEMENT OF THE BIRTH of his daughter and the LOVE for his daughter...I ! ! ! LOOOOOOOOOOO O O V E IT!!!
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Didn't like this song until I had my kids!
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This song is magical!
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my life has taken a turn, a sharp turn that shook me. this song reminded me knowledge is power. i have to educate my son about what's true.
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johnfearing7 8
Listening to Talib is Joy!
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Lol, preggers.

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