What what what, what what, what what, what what Whoa One two three, Mos Def and Talib Kweli We came to rock it on to the tip-top Best alliance in hip-hop, I said, one two tree, Black Star shine eternally We came to rock it on to the tip-top And Hi-Tek make the beat drop
RE DEFinition, turning your play into a tragedy Exhibit level degree on the mic, passionately Niggas is sweet so I bet if I bit I'd get a cavity Living to get high, you ain't flyer than gravity We Die Hard like the battery done in the back of me by the mad MC Who think imitation is the highest form of flattery, actually Don't be mad at me, I had to be the one to break it to you You get kicked into obscurity like judo, no Menudo Cause you pseudo, trying to compete with reality like Xerox Towards destruction you spiraling like hair locks, wipe them teardrops Chasing stars in your eyes, playing games with your lives Now the wives is widows soaking up pillows, weeping like willows Still mo' blacks is dying, kids ain't living they trying "How to Make a Slave" by Willie Lynch is still applying Regardless, the Mos is one of my closest partners Rocking ever since before Prince was called The Artist Rocker before Funkmaster Flex was rocking Starter When 'Pac and Biggie was still cool before they was martyrs Life or death, if I'm choosing with every breath I'm enhancing Stop, there comes a time when you can't run
What, lyrically handsome, call collect a king's ransom Jams I write soon become the ghetto anthem Way out like Bruce Wayne's mansion, move like a phantom You'll talk about me to your grandsons Cats who claiming they hard be mad fag So I run through em like, flood water through sandbags Competition is mad, what I got, they can't have Sinking they ship, like Moby Dick, did Ahab Son I'm way past the minimum, enter a millennium Where cats will hold a gat to your back, like Palestinians Ancient Abyssinian, try to ? the ? Official b-boy gentlemen won't turn off at the interim Born inside the winter one, day after December 10 These simpletons they mentioning the synonym for feminine Sweeter than some cinnamon or danish rings by entammen Rush up on adrenaline, and get they asses sent to them (Gentlemen) you got tenement, well then assemble it! Leave your unit trembling like herds of moving elephant Intelligent embellishment, follow for your element From Flatbush settlement, SKIN possess melanin Hotter than tales of crack peddlin, making 'em woop Like blue gelatin, swing like Duke Ellington Broader than Barrington Levy, believe me The hot oppression rent who burn down your chief tepee You see me?
One two three, Mos Def and Talib Kweli We came to rock it on to the tip-top Best alliance in hip-hop, wayohh I said, one two tree, Black Star shine eternally We came to rock it on to the tip-top Because we rulin hip-hop, yes we is rulin hip-hop Talib Kweli is rulin hip-hop Say we Black Star we rule hip-hop-ah-ahh-ah-ahh-ahh Whoah!