Yo, yo, I hope y'all ready, Are ya ready? Here we go
[Q-Tip] What ya deal with What ya deal with what ya deal with Turn me up some more?
Incognito, speakin' to ya Feel this, have it, makin' music Men and women, boys an' girls an' Welcome to the movement, the fifth wit' improvement Aristotle, Plato, Freud Yeah right, Abstract, never void I make it easy for y'all to boogie down to Hard to the ground, ooh the Tribe with the sound boo Touch me, tease me, feed me, squeezy Take it easy, never sleazy Promise that I will not answer The phone when it rings love, while we do out thing love Never fakin', it's late, spirits Through the music is our mission Honies who were not cooler than the ghetto rebel risin' To overthrow a ruler Dearly beloved, dearly departed There's a reason why we did it Cause it's inside the body and the hearts So here we are fam let's start, c'mon
[Chorus] Don't beat me in the head with the bullshit bat C'mon everybody let's start [Repeat: x2]
Mos, Jane Doe, Willy Punchline, Wordsworth, SV, Chrissy S.O.S., Tribe Called Quest Get it off your chest, say it, "Tribe Called Quest!" Can you feel it when it hit right Can you feel it when we do it Truth, power, taste, devour Niggas in the street here comes the illest beat now Move oceans wit' your mental Think it, do it, be it, embellish Here's another point for everyone to relish When Ski busts his tools all y'all foes will embellish For somethin' wicked at y'all faces What I see is longin', needin' Hey I got you with that good stuff And ya probably won't get enough Ay-yo, lyrics I got it, lyrics, cadence Do it with fun and patience Funky, rhythmic, characteristic Ebonically lingustic wit' the ghetto futuristic
Beat me in the head, don't beat me in the head Don't beat me in the head, don't beat me in the head Don't beat me in the head, don't beat me in the head Don't beat me in the head, head, head, head
So here we are fam let's start, so here we are fam let's start So here we are fam let's start, so here we are fam let's start To the family lets start A-yo get off your ass and let's start, A-yo, here we are fam let's start C'mon, get off your ass and let's start, here we are fam let's start Here we is fam let's start, get off your ass and let's start Here we are fam let's start, get off your ass Let's start