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Old 09-08-2005, 03:46 AM   #1
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aiyo i needa here some sick quotes from the wu, you know those dope verse that leave u like wtf thats deep iain't got any now ill drop some when it hink of em in the meantime hit em up
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Old 09-08-2005, 09:10 AM   #2
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[Intro: Killah Priest, {Killah Priest in background of his intro}]
Your arms too short to box with god...
(KP, Iron Shiek,
In these times we gotta take one step.. forward.
put one foot in front of the other, my brother..
Yo, check this out)
{Killah Priest, Hell Razah, Prodigal Sunn,
Royal Fam, Dreddy Kruger}

[Killah Priest]
Early natives related to throwns of David
captured by some patriots, and thrown on slave ships
they stripped us naked, while they wives picked they favourite
lives were wasted, in the hands of the hated
driven from the garden [garden], now we starvin' in the martyring Sodom
they call it Harlem, wordly problems got us at the bottom
the Earth crisis, and the righteous grab their ice picks
seekers like us for our rices, I stay in ciphers
our live is, connected to second son of Isaacs, which had a tight grip
on the heels of his brother, revealed to his mother
the elders who served the younger, words heard in thunder
down from under, rose and fled to grow in hunger, now it's cold in summer
to slow your slumbers, behold a number, 600, 6 and 3 score
the same as he saw, who ate his heat raw, in the time before
they climbed aboard a dinosaur, information held behind the doors
we came from the atmosphere, the physical trapped us here
then they gave us crack and beer, in the back of the stairs
please adapt your ears, add or subtract the years, and form the unwise
and watch the sunrise from sunset, none-slep, one flesh, one breath..

[Chorus: Hell Razah, (Tekitha)]
One Step, One Flesh, One Breath
(Your arms too short to box with god...)
One Step, One Flesh, One Breath
(Your arms too short to box with god...)
One Step, One Flesh, One Breath
(Your arms too short to box with god...)
One Step, One Flesh, One Breath
(Your arms too short to box with god...)
One Step, One Flesh, One Breath
(Your arms too short to box with god...)
One Step, One Flesh, One Breath
(Your arms too short to box with god...)
One Step, One Flesh, One Breath
(Your arms too short to box with god...)
One Step, One Flesh, One Breath
(Your arms too short to box with god...)

[Killah Priest]
Devils morale, they caught us playing with the gold marbles
we wrote novels, now we live life in the bottle, before the devil sold me
to the unholy, because my father told me
I lived like a monks of lowly, lowly, but lowly?
the president just ordered the navy to hit the borders of Haiti
slaughtered babies from the waters of Euphrates
maybe they send germs that polluted our sperm
and made us live with circumcize in the serpent eyes
and told us certain lies, and each day a servant dies
but in the halls of Farrow the walls are narrow
and religion is like a prison for the seekers of wisdom
now free them, lets feed um', feed um'...
they took the first book of Jacob to Jamaica
promised us 40 achers and a mule, treated like an animal
understand the jewel, brought to the 50 states
deuteronomy 28, verse 68, it all relates, 1555 is when we first arrived
we tell jokes wish um' get high, and watch the fish fry...

[Chorus]

[Outro: Tekitha]
One Step...
One, One, Step, Step
One, One, Flesh
One, One, Step..
One, One, Breath...
One.. Step....
One... Step...
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Old 09-08-2005, 08:36 PM   #3
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what song is that?
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Old 09-08-2005, 11:13 PM   #4
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i want to hear this song what is it!
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Old 09-08-2005, 11:18 PM   #5
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that song is Killah Priest - "One Step"
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Old 09-09-2005, 09:10 PM   #6
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Intro/Chorus

It goes: life, difficult times, and mad crimes
Some pay the price, while others refine
Blessed are those who struggle -- God loves you
And Wisdom is the principle thing for Kings and Queens
(repeat 2X)

Many alliance will end, it's like a sad song
from a violin, trapped like Daniel's in the Lion's Den
Tryin to pie-rce the iron skin, of Leviathan
Souls blowin in the violent winds
God help us, if we die in sign, I hear the trials
in the cries of men, that's when the riot begins
Like things never get better, we forever
servin Nebuchadnezzar, since the days of our ancestors
Slaves to a mad pleasure, building great architectures
Sharp dressers, smart professors
Start my lecture, I build lyrics like a art director
Show it to you like the film projector
Blessed are those who struggle, from day to day we all hustle
Comin home with sore muscles, and scarred faces
Scuffed knuckles, we all share the same trouble
Seperated couples, sometimes it seem like
there's no escapin, the clutches of Satan
Spendin years in state pens, awaitin patient
Dreams of a scholarship, ended by a hollowtip
Politics and number slip

Chorus

Once, shoved in ships, now we Bloods and Crips
Thugs with clips, niggaz who love the clicks
Hit the clubs and shit, so they can rub their hips
Hugs and flicks, niggaz with drugs and whips
Cash Rules this Rotten Apple, they got a worm in it
Corrupt sinners, in my man's jeep
with the windows tinted, sippin Guinness
Observin all the clinics, and liquor spots
They make me lick a shot through the rooftop
I never seen the glory
In the ghetto it's the same story
Ciggarette butts and cold coffee, black faces
and white mouths, they cry out, for the White House
Ain't no wealth shared, it's welfare
and poor health care, self scared
It's senseless, the way they got our black princess
on public assistance to end our existance

Chorus

It's a blessing... to struggle
It's a blessing...
(repeat 2X)
Yeahhyeahhh, it's a blessing, just a blessing
It's a blessing... *fades*
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Old 09-09-2005, 09:14 PM   #7
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The Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth (3X)

Chorus: repeat 2X

Life is a test many quest the universe
And through my research, I felt the joy and the hurt
The first shall be last and the last shall be first
The basic instructions before leaving earth

Verse One:

Knowledge this wisdom, this goes back when I was twelve
I loved doing right but I was trapped in hell
Had mad ideas, sad eyes and tears
Years of fears, but yo my foes couldn't bear
I searched for the truth since my youth
And went to church since birth, but it wasn't worth the loot
that I was paying, plus the praying
I didn't like staying cuz of busy-bodies and dizzy hotties
That the preacher had souped up with lies
Had me cooped up lookin at loot, butt, and thighs
Durin the service, he swallowed up the poor
And after they heard this, they wallowed on the floor
But I ignored, and explored my history that was untold
And watched mysteries unfold
And dropped a jewel like Solomon, but never followed men
cause if you do your brain is more hollow than
Space oblivia, or the abyss
With no trace of trivia, left with the hiss
Does it pay to be deaf, dumb and blind?
From a slave we was kept from the mind
And from the caves he crept from behind
And what he gave, was the sect of the swine
When the bible, it condemned the pig
I don't mean to pull your hems or flip your wigs
But we used to wear a turban, but now we're in the urban
No more wearing beanies and dress like a genie
No hocus pocus cause I focus on the facts
And put it on the tracks and brought it through the wax
I speak on Jacob, it might take up some time
And too much knowledge, it might break up the rhyme
I did it anyway just to wake up the mind
of those who kiss stones or prays on the carpet
Those who sit home, or sell books by the market
Need to chill and get their mind revived
For years religion did nothing but divide
The basic instructions before leaving earth

Chorus

Verse Two:

I strolled through the books of Job to unfold
And open bibles, instead of hoping on revivals
Calling on His name and screaming hallelujah
when he hardly knew ya, that's how the devil's fooled ya
See look into my eyes brethren, that's the lies of a Reverand
Why should you die to go to heaven?
The Earth is already in space, the bible I embrace
A difficult task I had to take
I studied till my eyes was swollen, and only arose when
I found out that we were the chosen
I deal with the truth, and build with the youth
And teach my son as he kneels on the stoop
Son, life is a pool of sin, corrupted with foolish men
and women with wicked minds, who build picket signs
to legalize abortion, the evil eye distortion
I quiz Son with my wisdom
Before I converted, I was perverted, and knowledge was asserted
The study of wisdom, I perferred it
The understanding, it gave me mental freedom
I even learnt Caucasians were really the Tribe of Edam
The white image, of Christ, is really Cesare Borgia
and uhh, the second son of Pope Alexander
The Sixth of Rome, and once the picture was shown
That's how the devils tricked my dome
I prophesized to save a man, but no one gave a damn
for my nation - the seed of Abraham
Blessed with the tongue of Hebrew
Now we're strung on needles, and some are plungin evils
So study and be wise in these days of darkness
Peace to my nephew Marcus

The basic instructions before leaving earth

Chorus: repeat to fade
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Old 09-11-2005, 10:43 AM   #8
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check INSPECTAH DECK's verse on TRIUMPH (first one rapping) => serious
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Old 09-15-2005, 06:13 PM   #9
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most of rzas shit, not much bobdigi.

listen to sunshower and twelve jewels

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Old 09-15-2005, 11:36 PM   #10
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GZA on Shadowboxin:

"Amplified sample through vacuum tubes compression,
Cause RZA to charge niggas 20 G's per sesssion"

What a way to describe your producer's bangin beats

This is what 50 would say:

"Dre's bangin beats get all the ho's to shakes they asses"

The difference is clear
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Old 09-17-2005, 10:58 AM   #11
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good comparison^!!!

killah priest drops some awesome shit

one step and bible are his best 'wu associated' shit for me

i love his verse on gem stars too

[Killah Priest]
My rhymes a guideline, for political thugs and O.G.'s
Who blows trees in front of authorities, like giving a fuck
Revolvers will squeeze, regardless to the warrants you read
Trauma we bleed, before they put our wrists in them cuffs
I sit in the cut, like I'm sixty two, and next Panther
Narrator, screen writer for niggaz in handcuffs
Gangstas are freedom fighters doing life in the slammers
Where the strangers take advantage, when they tie bananas
And I thank you, what the knife til we collide with them hammers
Phantoms, they talk before we sell them
Cats yell from they gut, the shells come and their skeleton struck
How I survive that four/five, well I tell 'em it's luck
Fellas erupt, at chow time, shots heard from a loud nine
Fitted turbans, we feast and beneath her loud signs
I don't care, we cripple you blood
When cops come, get rid of them drugs
For revolution, grab that mask, pistol and glove
This is the love, black oils richer than blood
I'm sick of the grudge, between vice laws and G.D.'s
Latin Kings and Mieta's, it's that real shit, that hood lecture

street, revolutionary knowledge

most gza shit is good from pre 2000

"keep it brief son, half short twice strong"

i think kids already killed this though
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Old 09-17-2005, 10:36 PM   #12
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check the Inspectah Deck song from Uncontrolled Substance---Show N Prove....
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Old 09-26-2005, 05:44 AM   #13
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the whole heavy mental
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Old 10-04-2005, 11:00 AM   #14
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the whole heavy mental
I concur....mos def the whole heavy mental album is a fucking classic or the lyrics are full of knowledge
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Old 10-04-2005, 12:25 PM   #15
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the line in the killah Priest verse from gem stars should be "we feast underneath halal signs"

halal = muslim equivalent of 'kosher'
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