G.O.D. (Gaining One’s Definition)

[Common]After bein’ 25, you know, just trying to survive in the world Bout to have a little boy or baby girl. Who knows? Anyway, just when you start gettin that little age and experience to youYou start thinkin about stuff…tryin to make the right moves So bust it out, this […]

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Invocation

Envisioning the hereafter, listenin to Steve WonderOn a Quest for Love like the Proceed drummerI strike like lightning and don’t need thunderInhale imagination and breathe wonderThat’s your lady, I used to run up in her and G weed from herIt’s a cold world and niggaz need summerAt times my going […]

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Reminding Me (of Sef)

[Common]Yeah, yeah, what, yeahReminding me of Sef, what?Fat fat thick booty, what?You say jack that big booty, yoHe say OOH OHI heard the boy he said OOH OHThe party people he said OOH OHUhh uh uh uhh yo yo yoCheck it, check it Driftin on a memory, brought forthfrom a […]

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Gettin' Down at the Amphitheater

"Ga-ga-gangbusters!!" [Dove]Hey give it Boogie like the BX, sex regular booger bitchesget the backseat, G-bumps’ll make you buy tapesEx-cape the fire tonight, switch like Jekyll and Hydeand shit, wreckin we live and shitThis swamp water style’ll keep em dirty and wetI bet mills on the rhyme skills, we walk away […]

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My City

This the city of ChicagoThe state of confusionThe style I’m using is freeOr at least it would be if my mind wasPeep I’m behind cause I didn’t handle my function while in high schoolAlthough I was coolThe hood I live in ain’t that properCause a cop a stop yaAnd have […]

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My City

This the city of ChicagoThe state of confusionThe style I’m using is freeOr at least it would be if my mind wasPeep I’m behind cause I didn’t handle my function while in high schoolAlthough I was coolThe hood I live in ain’t that properCause a cop a stop yaAnd have […]

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Stolen Moments Pt. III

Q-Tip:Hey , hey, hey, hey,Hey, who dat? Hey, who dat?Hey, who dat? Check it, whatHey sucka nigga, whoever you are(x2)Hey sucka nigga, hey sucka niggaWhoever you are, whoever you are Common:Fuck waitin under my skin, the situation is scrapinSomewhat like the girl X-ratinIt’s hard to be patient with no VCR […]

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Food for Funk

Common:What, yo, yo, yo, yo, yoYo, yo yo yo, yo, yo, yo, yoCheck it, yoYou say a one for the trouble, two for the timeCome on y’all, let’s rock that, uh(I can feel the funk)(x4)Check it I come to grips with micsI come to grips that a lot of mic […]

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Stolen Moments Pt. II

Black Thought:It’s a frantic situation(x7) Common:Extra salty cuz whoever beat me, got me for this 31-inchAnd this Alpha Bailey jacket I had just bought meOut of snappin, my God tried to talk meBut what could get me half way calm was this Donny Hathaway songThe tape that it was on […]

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Stolen Moments Pt. I

Common:Down da-down-da-down-down-down, what(x3)Down-da-down, check it, check it There was a Hardy boy mystery I was tryin to solveCan’t understand who the fuck was involvedBack from a show I had came, hopped off the planeIn my mind home was pictured and rest was the frameMy God came and grabbed in something […]

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Real Nigga Quotes

One two, one two, one twoYo, I be the Big Illinois, here to build and destroyI come on your deck, on your setOn your strip, through your burroughRippin any muthafucka that steps towards meYeah, I got power like floors beYo, check it out y’all [Common]Real nigga quotes I tote, got […]

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Making a Name For Ourselves

Canibus:Yeah, yeahMe and my man Com SenseRallyin troops like Joseph StalinWhere you at yo? Common:I’m bout to make the name Com Sense a name you fearY’all niggaz is scared, I’m your worst nightmare squared Canibus:And I’ma make the name Canibus a name you fearY’all niggaz is scared, I’m your worst […]

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Hungry

[Common]Yo, niggaz don’t want none of thisNiggaz know they can’t fuck with thisTurn this shit up just a little more I walk the night in rhymin armor, bomb a nigga like a winter coatHave him on Death Row searchin for an InterscopeYet I sparkle like Irene CaraSymbolize dope, like sirens […]

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All Night Long

[Common (with Badu singing in background)]Yeah.. wanna feel the vi-ah-hi-hibeWanna feel the vibe, wanna feel the vi-ibe!Uhhh.. wanna, what? YeahWanna, what? Uhh, yeah (come on)Every-bod’, c’mon, uhhYo, yo.. (all night long) [Common]Durin divine hours, I use mind power to refineflour/flower girls, and make em feel like black pearlsGet they minds […]

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Retrospect for Life

Yo, we gotta start respectin life more y’allYou look at your brother man you gotta see yourselfGotta see the God within himBrothers gettin changed real quick over nothinWe losin too many of oursGotta recreate y’allYo, check it Knowin you the best part of life, do I have the right to […]

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