Concrete Schoolyard

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Jurassic 5

Jurassic 5 was an American alternative hip hop group formed in 1993 from members of two previous groups, Rebels of Rhythm and Unity Committee by rappers Charles Stewart (Chali 2na), Dante Givens (Akil), Courtenay Henderson (Zaakir), Marc Stuart (Mark 7even), and disc jockeys Mark Potsic (DJ Nu-Mark… more »

Now I'm a say this one time boy and that's my word 
We rockin shots and not fire through the Hindenburg 
The contribution is clear 
You add water to bone 
And get the Jurassic 5 on the microphone 
Now if you like the tone 
And how the harmony's done 
And the sucka mc's die before they've begun 
Well I'd like to know if 
You've got the notion 
'Cause we're number one 
I'm not trying to say my style is better than yours 
I'm just on some other shit 
I'm all about the beats and the lyrics 
So when you hear it you can feel it 
The vibe is energized by the presence of my spirit 
No interference we persevere 
The purpose is clear 
We're here to leave your ear hurtin' severe 
You're lurking in fear 
'Cause we take it back like Robbin Loxly 
Rockin' from country sides to spots where hard rocks be 
I often wonder if these MC's even know how it feels 
To dedicate they whole life to this mic of steel 
Its not about the bills 
That's not keeping it real 
A lot of tight rappers out here ain't got no deals 
We appeal to the brothers with flow finesse 
'Cause it's the hundred watt blood shot game of death 
'Cause we're protected by the covenant of words and beats 
Rewind and feel the heat 
Recline and take a seat 
So ah

Let's take you back to the concrete streets 
Original beats with real live mc's 
Playground tactics 
No rabbit in a hat tricks 
Just that classic 
Rap shit from Jurassic  

Now I walk from Tranzania 
Earthquake Transylvania 
And on my way I kicked a whole through the wall of China 
Just to get the right blend 
'Cause its schizophrenic of the pathway to livin 
I fell into the deep end 
You shouldn't have told me 
The pyramids can hold me 
So now a contest is what you owe me 
Pull out your beats pull out your cuts 
Give us a mic, whatup 
And we goin tear shit up 
I'm on some old and forgotten 
Sun up to sun down 
Like picking cotton 
The nutty professor science droppin'
Rockin Robbin's hood 
From New York to Compton 
Me and my three sons 
Jabari, Shakir, and Kahsum 

Let's take you back to the concrete streets 
Original beats with real live mc's 
Playground tactics 
No rabbit in a hat tricks 
Just that classic 
Rap shit from Jurassic  

Let's take you back to the concrete streets 
Original beats with real live mc's 
Playground tactics 
No rabbit in a hat tricks 
Just that classic 
Rap shit from Jurassic  

Hey, I'm 2na-Fish from you-N-I-T-why 
Do or die 
Anti-illumaniti, why 
Do the liquid from my vocals 
Make the ghetto start swimming 
Forever winning I'm in it 
Like Medolark Lemon 
I get goose bumps 
When the baseline thumps 
A sucka MC freestyle 
He had mine for lunch 
Marc seven get you open like an attachBriefcase in this case 
The victor is no way 
Ah, ah the tool spinners 
Cooking the full dinner 
Killing the first born of lyrical Yul Brenner's 
When is it the academy 
Rattling your anatomy 
That'll be J 5 so kill all of your fake flattery 
That'll be the day 
When labels pay our way 
2na what you say 
when MC's come to play 
Man fe dead 
Cause we take it back like Spinal Tap 
Preparing your intellect before your final nap 
So ah

Let's take you back to the concrete streets 
Original beats with real live mc's 
Playground tactics 
No rabbit in a hat tricks 
Just that classic 
Rap shit from Jurassic  

Let's take you back to the concrete streets 
Original beats with real live mc's 
Playground tactics 
No rabbit in a hat tricks 
Just that classic 
Rap shit from Jurassic  

You got beef now watch how I settle it 
I'll fuck around and arrest your whole development 
I'm eloquent 
When it comes to digital display 
I'm ready for the world while you earl off the Tanqueray 
Tactics, my shits Jurassic 5 
Fingers of death while you exhale and inhale 
With a deep breath with my Chop-Sui style 
'Cause I'm a lyrical chef 
I gets mines to the death 
'Cause I be cookin' 
From here to Brooklyn 
Your shits annoying like fat-ass Bookman 
On Good Times 
When I rhyme 
I hit the designated area 
I hope you got your shots cause this is lyrical malaria 
Spreading, beheading fools with the punishment 
I live in America but fuck this government 
A hundred and fifty times over silk with lead 
While y'all drink the Similac 
My rhymes are breast-fed 
No artificial nipples 
I flip the real skills 
I thought I told you once 
I kick the lyrical windmills 
And backspin Benedict 
Strictly for my benefit 
I step on toes when I flow don't get offended 
Come and get with it 
Comprehended when I kick it 
I represent the real 
From the beginning to the end of it

Written by: CHARLES L. STEWART, IKE TURNER, COURTENAY HENDERSON, DANTE LAMAR GIVENS, MARC F. STUART, LUCAS CHRISTIAN MACFADDEN, MARK ALI POTSIC

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group, Spirit Music Group

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