[TV Reporter 1] "We understand all of the officers in the Central Division Have been ordered to wear their helmets and basically To get into riot gear"
[TV Reporter 2] "OK, we have uh trouble breaking out here right now Tensions are building Uh, the police have just wrestled a couple of people to the ground" ("Police in riot gear") "The police are, uh, forming a long line now"
[B-Real] In the year of ninety-eight, you can't wait Niggas been waiting on our release date I know how to pick em up, stick em up Everybody go crazy while I'm fucking shit up Who's on the floor, while the beats break Hey ? feeling to catch a vibe, you buying an e-ticket To the unknown, hilltop feeling a lot drop You gotta get the fuck out of the spot Hear no, speak no, see no, but we know Good reigns over evil, how it be though I'm doing it my way, like Carlito Taking over the whole scene, a bad dude, so Bring yourself off up the ground, start it up Break it up, shake it up. you better be waking up
Riot Starter Riot Starter Come on
[Sen Dog] "Yeah, move it to the side Cypress Hill coming through once again Check this out, this is for ninety-eight, nine-nine Forever baby, come again now!"
[B-Real] People like talking, but can't walk a mile Putting you down, but they can't bite a style I start the riot up, fire it up Watch the roof cave in, while I'm lighting the shit up You want some more, fanatical, rhyme animal Slamming your head, banging the wall, it's all mechanical Hear no, speak no, see no, but we know Don't even try to breathe though, an amigo Don't move unless you feeling the whole move Like a bomb, gonna blow, I'm killing the whole room Still no real souls, heal those through real shows Broken, how your grill goes, you feel those Then I pealed those off of the wall who got bombed Cypress Hill reigning supreme, we stand tall People never answer their call, they fall slow When the riot starts feeling the boom, you better roll
Riot Starter Riot Starter Riot Starter Riot Starter Come on
[Sen Dog] "Yo, get the fuck up out the stage We gonna tear the roof up off this motherfucker Yo, move the fuck out kid We gonna tear this shit up Hit that breakdown, homie!"
[B-Real] Look at all the pigs they can't hold me down Riot gear on, they fiending to get clowned Watch as I throw my weight, they hesitate While I'm circulating the flow, moving through every state Stay calm, play on, be gone, the teflon No delay on the mission, I breathe calm Who's gonna be the thrilla when I'm gone Making the scrilla, Manilla, the Don Juan Seek low, need no, info, the weed codes Don't even try to think though, I'm a kilo Dope shit, my position remains firm Fuckin your head up, take a sip, eat the worm Let it burn, up in your stomach, you never learn from it When the stoned of Soul comin to return
Riot...starter Riot...starter Riot...starter Riot starter Come on
[Sen Dog] "Yo, get the fuck out of the way or get hurt man You got to move motherfucker, you got to move You gotta make shit happen Yo, once again, this is Sen Dog All the way from the Soul Assassins Laboratory Somewhere, who the fuck knows where at, know what I'm saying? Big shout out, all the Soul Assassins across the country Wherever you at, yo check this shit out We coming hard baby, we bringing it live We gonna burn that motherfucker down yo Trying to raise the roof, we want to fuck it up We want to do whatever it is the fuck you call it As long you get out the fucking way, let Cypress come through Word, yeah We gonna call this one, the riot, starter! We want to see that shit, everybody say that shit Riot starter!