Foundation

Intro: Grand Puba Brand Nubian baby, here to flip it againAnd you know it don’t stop until the party endsSo get your hands up high, if you feel me replyCos you know these brothers here we keep it extra tight Verse One: Lord Jamar Look, listen and observe, it took […]

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Gang Bang

Well, there’s mad gangs, but only one got controlWherever they roam, from north pole to south poleIce cold with a vice hold on all crimeThey gettin paid even if they shit is small timeAll your dimes’ll get took, yo watch them sling (?) them thingscause they nothin but a gang […]

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Probable Cause

[Grand Puba]Uhh.. yeah.. then they sayProbable cause (uh-huh) probable cause (yeah)You don’t have to break no lawsThey say probable cause (probable cause)Probable cause (yeah) probable causeYou don’t have to break no lawsThey say probable cause (word) Now who’s this nigga in the 4.6?About twenty to five, got a truck full […]

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Love Me or Leave Me Alone

[Sadat X]Aiyyo Jamar I got a girl that’s bad! (uh-huh)But she don’t understand my ways.. (why’s that?)Arguin days after days after days.. [Lord Jamar]Well I can dig itSee I done had some fly onesBut they try to get just that, thought I’d like to chase the catBut I’m not a […]

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Hold On

[Starr]I’ll keep, holding onI’ll keep, holding on! [Lord Jamar]Young black male, twenty-five years of ageMany-a-lives didn’t survive to this stageCause the rage of another brother got him poppedShot him and he dropped, like a beanbagMean motherfucker with a rag and some jeans that sagThey signify your death by crossin out […]

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Maybe One Day

[Grand Puba]Yeah, yeah yeah yeahOne time as we do it like this, yeahGrand Puba, Common Sense [Common]Yeah, yeah, yeahIt’s all love y’all (3X) what you say? Intro/Chorus: all, Common [all] Maybe one day we can work it out Strive to understand what life’s about All it seems to be is […]

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Ragtime

[GPM] Hit her, I mean let’s hit this[??1] That’s not straight[??2] Do it God, ya bwoy let’s do it now seen? Let’s pull it bwoy [Grand Puba Maxwell]Aiyyo, check this outBrand Nubian gettin ready to swing this ep’We got the Grand Puba, we got Derek X on the flexWe got, […]

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Sincerely

Yeah, black woman [Grand Puba]This one goes out to all the black woman acrossthe whole planet Earth, givin our black nation birthNothin in this universe is worth your worthSo we dedicate this song, black woman [Lord Jamar]This one is for every woman I was ever withThe ones that I cared […]

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Straight Outta Now Rule

Intro/Chorus: Lord Jamar, Grand Puba Straight outta Now Rule, Brand Nu keepin coolWe drop a jewel and never stoppin what we do Always do what we must, everything that we touch is going platinum plus, comin thru in a clutch*repeat* Verse One: Lord Jamar, Grand Puba A lot of y’all […]

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Straight Off Da Head

Yeah, yeah, fo’ your mindHmmmright, let’s see what we can come up withRecord after record, yeaaah, rhyme after rhyme check it [Sadat X]In the studio, on the first tryOn the verse high only birds flyYou get out the pack like that y’allStraight off da head (what?), let niggas know I […]

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Back Up Off the Wall

No, FlagroUh, what!!Yeah, Brand Nu’ comin’ throughLong Island, Harlem World, all out, all outLet’s talk abou titWhat, yeah, now put ya hands upUh, what, now put ya hands upPut ya hands upNow get ya back up off the wall [Sadat X]I’m better feeling than running rawChain gang link I need […]

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Black Star Line

[Red Foxx] ** best guess **Follow me! Upon a Black Star LineOff for the rest and for Brand NubianNow go to Africa again, watch dis! Chorus: repeat 4X [SX] Black Star Line [LJ] It’s the Black Star Line[LJ] Everybody come aboard [SX] And free your mind [Sadat X]It’s the Black […]

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Lick Dem Muthaphuckaz (REMIX)

"Cos no matter who you are, you’re still catchin bullets, god" [Lord Jamar] You like to taste the lead, well get your face fedAfter I’m done, you rather suck on pencilsHere comes the coroner with chalk for the stencils of your bodyAs I walk over the shit and spit outta […]

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Claimin' I'm A Criminal

Verse One: Lord Jamar 7 in the mornin, they kickin down my momma’s doorNow tell me what is this motherfuckin drama for?Can a nigga get rest after rest without the stress?Then they put the Glock to my chestBest think ‘fore I twitch or I’m poppedoff to the clink with this […]

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All For One

Verse One: Grand Puba I hit a beat and swing a note as if my name was David RuffinQuick to toast an MC just like an english muffinDon’t worry about a thing cause the Puba’s never bluffinI gets headaches from the wack, so then I take a Bufferin and I […]

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