Get a Hold

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A Tribe Called Quest

A Tribe Called Quest is an American hip hop group, formed in 1985, and is composed of MC/producer Q-Tip, MC Phife Dawg aka Phife Diggy (Malik Taylor), and DJ/producer Ali Shaheed Muhammad. A fourth member, rapper Jarobi White, left the group after their first album but rejoined in 1991. Along with … more »

Drifting back suddenly Drifting back (just) suddenly Drifting back (just) suddenly 
The deadly venom, let me start from the beginning We always hitting, so yo, there'll be no extra innings
As I send the mic out the park like Reggie Jackson
You be the minor leaguer who sees no action The coming attraction, what, the main feature And I'mma greet ya, like a rhyming ass creature Lurking all up in the dark, unknown parts
The brother well prepared is the brother who will start And that's me Akki, as long as the ladies move they bodies We'll have a forum to stand Cause that happens to be the nature of man
Sexuality, it is the format baby
Ain't no ifs, no buts, no ands, or maybes But I praise the Lord of the worlds that's unseen Respect me for that and let me do my thing I said, respect me for that and let me do my thing 
You know we gotta get a hold
Over the illest drum rolls 
Yo, how you doing? Let me give you an intro My name's the Abstract, now let me give you some info
Got the diamond in the back and the sunroof shit
That makes the hardcore MC's resort to being bitch
And I don't give a shit about being wild rich
Just make me comfortable and I'll deal with it
Your lust for the riches make a nigga feel sick
Down to his zealots, upchuck and then spit Denouncing my beliefs, well then your wig get split Lay your egos on the ground so that you'll benefit You can take these words and relay it to your clique Take some time for your mind and get off them head trips Don't try to play me, see my name's not Dick
The Tribe is the crew that makes the mics get lit
Like the Fourth of July on some firework shit
My record company be on some true jerk shit
But that's aight, now, I'm on some true work shit
And I'mma make it happen for my whole outfit

You know we gotta get a hold
Over the illest drum rolls 
A-yo, we just getting started, got to redirect this vision Got the beauty of a flower plus dimensions like a prism Your minds are locked down like prison Y'all really need to go lay down cause positivity has risen We hitting, yo bust how we too strong to be broken Occasional malfunction pressure time, we ain't joking For security, yo we on this run like Logan Kamaal's doing the hustle and you backstage vogueing
We all got faults, don't ever try to think that you perfect We all are human beings, there's bullshit at the surface Sometimes, I mean we rhyme, damn, we ain't prophets And if you think so, you need to stop it
So jump back inside your shell Let your million dollar thoughts propel but next man don't get jel Playa hate that all carries weight that we don't need
We slim with disabilities and thick with possibilities Cause then you can't move with agility Navigating with good visibility We put these tunes out in record shop facilities And strive to get this constant money activity We try to stay on the scene like Fidel So if you get enraged with these names it still ring bells There ain't no plan B's, yo watch, we moving through with plan A Money market doing things the right way

You know we gotta get a hold
Over the illest drum rolls 
Yo bust it out section, section Section Linden Boulevard Section on Merrick Section the whole Jamaica Section on Flushing Section in Bed-Stiduy

Written by: JAMES DEWITT YANCEY, KAMAAL IBN JOHN FAREED, ALI SHAHEED JONES-MUHAMMAD, MALIK IZAAK TAYLOR, BODIE CHANDLER, EDWARD A. MCKENDRY, DEXTER RAYMOND JR. MILLS

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