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    3 33.33%
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    6 66.67%
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Thread: Have Mercy - Track Review

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    Default Have Mercy - Track Review

    Have Mercy

    Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...part II

    Beanie Sigel
    Blue Raspberry

    (credited to Ice Water Productions)

    [kung fu sample]

    You have to learn mercy
    Otherwise, you will learn bad ways

    You have been confined here, for one month already
    But you still haven't grasped this basic principle
    I feel sorry for you, my boy


    (Blue Raspberry)

    I've been living in this world

    Not knowing where I'm going *knowing where I'm going*
    This world ain't showing that it's gonna get better, better
    *yeah, it's gonna be trouble again*

    (Beanie Sigel)

    My days getting shorter, my nights getting longer
    My cell getting smaller, my son getting taller
    I exercise my mind, my body getting stronger
    But my blood getting colder, heart getting harder
    My chances for appeal, getting slimmer
    My skin getting brighter, my hair getting thinner
    See, when you stressed out, you could age fast in here
    *have mercy*
    I done seen weak niggas not last a year,
    so before lights out
    I write my kids every night,
    kiss the stamp on the kite
    and say a prayer,
    I hope it lands safe in this flights

    I pray they sleep safe through the night

    Try to teach my son right, give him some jewels

    But it's hard to raise my boy from this visiting room

    Many cells turned to prisoner's tombs
    I just pray I don't die in here, and last night I almost cried a tear *have mercy*


    (Raekwon, *Blue Raspberry*)

    To all my gun holders, stand up, get it
    Cuz when the killas come around, it's on
    Bullets get blown, warn 'em and they re-up fast
    Say some back shit, your flagship gone
    Can't play the building no more
    Can't hang around by the store no more
    It's really on, you a dickhead
    Now you a dead man with no hand
    Now you can't believe you jammed


    Between my six niggas, sixty years, stay in the crispy airs
    Hundreds, blunted, we up top, switching lairs
    Money equal power, horror equal real when borrowed
    Ratchet barrel under your ears
    Mean streets in the middays, they robbers, but life's so hard
    Even the cops clutter us to starve us
    *have mercy*
    The killas is star struck, look at the cars and trucks
    Rambo guns, it's hard to get luck
    Whether fail or a come up, your number is up
    Period, make you bleed Caesarean
    Chop through your body, leave you right in the lobby
    Hear me, kid? Extra holes right in your derriere

    The blitzes, the rushes'll touch something, back in the cells
    Two days later, yup, back in them cuffs again
    Or leaning on the customers, hustlers, my hood illustrious
    Marvelous raps, screw on mufflers
    *have mercy*


    (Blue Raspberry)

    Ahh, ahh, ahh, ahh
    It hurts my heart, to see what's going on
    Young men dying now, children going when they're born
    Oh no, oh no, oh no, oh whoa
    Oh no, oh whoa, where is this world going to? I don't know
    Last edited by claaa7; 05-26-2010 at 06:41 AM.

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    Classic - again!

    Love Beanie's verse and Blue - is absolutely great. I didn't think we'd hear Blue and Wu again - hope we hear much more in future.

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    yea i like beanie on this to,an damn right its good to have raspberry on again

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    Killer Bob claaa7's Avatar
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    yo change the producer from Ice Water Productions to MoSS, cuz he's the actual beatmaker here. just search google for it and you'll see for yourself. the thing is he gave the beat to Rae in 2005-2006 (maybe when they did "Kilo" w. Ghost together) and by the time they was putting out CL2 Rae didn't remember who made the beat and put Ice Water Productions on there. same with "Canal Street" i believe, if you check the first tracklistings that Rae released all songs had production credits next to them except "Have Mercy" and "Canal Street"; "Cold Outside" was credited to ATL (just like in the booklet if you check closely).

    this song is really dope either way, Beanie Sigel and Raekwon sounds great rhyming together and the jail stories fits perfectly on this epic LP. i must say the best verse goes to Beanie altho Rae ain't coming with no half-assed shit either. it was amazing to hear Blue Rapsberry's beautiful voice on here as well, i wish she was doing background vocals for one or two more songs though but good that he let her on.


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