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Thread: Da Mystery Of Chessboxin' - Track Review

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    Da Mystery Of Chessboxin'

    Enter The Wu Tang(36 Chambers)
    1993

    U-God
    Inspectah Deck
    Raekwon The Chef
    Method Man
    Ol' Dirty Bastard
    Ghostface Killah
    Masta Killa

    RZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard




    [Intro - Wu-Tang movie dialogue]

    The game of chess, is like a swordfight
    You must think first, before you move
    Toad style is immensely strong, and immune to nearly any weapon
    When it's properly used, it's almost invincible

    (U-God)

    Raw I'm gonna give it to you, with no trivia
    Raw like cocaine straight from Bolivia
    My hip-hop will rock and shock the nation
    like the Emancipation Proclamation
    Weak MC's approach with slang that's dead
    you might as well run into the wall and bang your head
    I'm pushin' force, my force your doubtin'
    I'm makin' devils cower to the Caucus Mountains

    (Inspectah Deck)

    Well I'm a sire, I set the microphone on fire
    Rap styles vary, and carry like Mariah
    I come from the Shaolin slum, and the isle I'm from
    is coming through with nuff niggas and nuff guns
    so if you wanna come sweating, stressing, contesting
    you'll catch a sharp sword to the midsection
    Don't talk the talk, if you can't walk the walk
    Phony niggas are outlined in chalk
    A man vexed, is what the projects made me
    Rebel to the grain there's no way to barricade me
    Steamrolling niggas like a eighteen wheeler
    with the drunk driver driving, there's no surviving

    (Raekwon)

    Rough like Timberland wear, yeah
    Me and the Clan, and you're the Landcruisers out there
    Peace to all the crooks, all the niggas with bad looks
    Bald heads, braids, blow this hook
    We got chrome tecs, nickel plated macs
    Black axe, drug dealing styles in phat stacks
    I've only been a good nigga for a minute though
    'cause I got to get my props, and win it you
    I got beef with commercial-ass niggas with gold teeth
    lampin in a Lexus eating beef
    Straight up and down don't even bother
    I got forty niggas up in here now, who kill niggas fathers

    [Chorus]

    (Method Man)

    My peoples are you with me, where you at?
    In the front, in the back killer-bees on attack
    my people are you with me, where you at?
    Smoking meth hitting cats on the block with the gats

    (Ol' Dirty Bastard)

    Here I go, deep type flow
    Jacque Cousteau could never get this low..
    I'm cherry bombing shits... BOOM
    Just warming up a little bit, vroom vroom
    Rappinin is what's happening
    Keep the pockets stacked and then, hands clapping and
    At the party when I move my body
    Gotta get up, and be somebody!
    Grab the microphone go straight to the phone
    DUH-DUH-DUH...enter the Wu-Tang zone
    Sure enough when I rock that stuff
    Guff puff? I'm gonna catch your bluff tough
    rough, kicking rhymes like Jim Kelly
    or Alex Haley I'm a Mi-..Beetle Bailey rhymes
    coming raw style, hardcore
    Niggas be coming to the hip-hop store
    Coming to buy grocery from me
    Trying to be a hip-hop MC
    The law, in order to enter the Wu-Tang
    You must bring the Ol' Dirty Bastard type slang
    Represent the GZA, Abbott, RZA, Shaquan, Inspectah Deck
    Dirty Hoe getting low with his flow
    Introducing, the Ghost..face.. Killer!!
    No one could get iller

    [Chorus]

    (Ghostface Killah)

    Speaking of the devil psych, no it's the God, get the shit right
    Mega trife, and you're I killed you in a past life
    On the mic while you was kicking that fast shit
    You reneged tried again, and got blasted
    Half mastered ass style mad ruff task
    When I struck I had on Timbs and a black mask
    Remember that shit? I know you don't remember jack
    That night yo I was hitting like a spiked bat
    and then you thought I was bugged out, and crazy
    strapped for nonsense, after me became lazy
    yo, nobody budge while I shot slugs
    Never shot thugs, I'm running with thugs that flood mugs
    So grab your eight plus one, start flipping and tripping
    Niggas is jetting I'm licking off son

    (Wu, Tang, Wu, Tang, Wu, Tang, Wu, Tang!!!!)

    (Masta Killa)

    Homicide's illegal and death is the penalty
    What justifies the homicide, when he dies?
    In his own iniquity it's the
    Master of the Mantis Rapture coming at you
    We have an APB on an MC Killer
    Looks like the work of a Master
    Evidence indicates that's it's stature
    Merciless like a terrorist hard to capture
    The flow, changes like a chameleon
    Plays like a friend and stabs you like a dagger
    This technique attacks the immune system
    Disguised like a lie paralyzing the victim
    You scream as it enters your bloodstream
    Erupts your brain from the pain these thoughts contain
    Moving on a nigga with the speed of a centipede
    and injure - ANY MOTHERFUCKING CONTENDER

    [Chorus]








    What do you think about this Song?For me It's one of my favorites.
    Last edited by beautifulcock; 04-25-2010 at 03:17 PM.

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    Classic. I just wished that RZA & especially GZA were on this; it would be the true posse cut on their debut LP.

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    Is this a real poll?Of course classic no doubt

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    Damn, who voted star banger? sorry i disagree with you, this should be and is a straight classic, hands down.
    Even the opening verse alone is enough to make this song a classic
    WU-TANG FOREVER.
    GHANA REPRESENTING

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    Method Man's chorus is so charismatic, i love the chorus. Deck's verse is fucking insane. U-God, Masta Killa fucking destroyed the track. ODB has a nice flow as did Rae and Ghost.

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    Surprisingly Ghostface and Rae are my least favs on the track, despite them being my 2 fav Wu members.

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    whoever didn't vote 5 stars is pretty suspect
    if you could extract the wu tang essence in its purest form and make a track out of it 'mystery of chessboxin' would be the result


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    It's decent. never liked this one too much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by breaststroke & butterfly View Post
    it's decent. Never liked this one too much.
    what!?

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    what this song really makes it a classic is odb singing.
    nah,it`s definetly a classic

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    Lyrically, Masta Killa is light years beyond the rest of the clan on this track.

    Best verse on 36 chambers IMO.

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    U-God's lyrics got sampled on The Pharcyde's Devil Music song on LabCabinCalifornia album when he said my hip hop will rock and shock the nation. Da Mystery Of Chessboxin song is a classic and I like the video.


    About that life

    Quote Originally Posted by CharlesJones View Post
    The TV dinners I like is macaroni and cheese with fish and rice with chicken and broccoli. I also like Stouffer's microwaved spaghetti.
    Quote Originally Posted by CharlesJones View Post
    I also like the food U-God talked about. He said he can cook spaghetti and fried chicken and i would like to taste it to see if he's a good cook. I like spaghetti and fried chicken.

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