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EPMD is an American hip hop group from Brentwood, New York. The group's name is a concatenation of the members' name "E" and "PMD" or an acronym for "Erick and Parish Making Dollars", referencing its members, emcees Erick Sermon ("E" aka E Double) and Parish Smith ("PMD" aka Parish Mic Doc). The group has been active for 26 years (minus two breakups in 1993 and 1999), and is one of the most prominent acts in east coast hip hop. Diamond J, DJ K La Boss, and DJ Scratch were DJs for the group. more »


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2009
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One-Two
This is something that all you need to hear

EPMD, TR, Harlem, Long Island
Yes

Ayo, some people say that I'm magnificent
not cause I'm the best, because I'm different
I'm not you, one hit wonder
this is true, your career is through
Mines is thrivin'
I'm still fresh as the cars I'm drivin'
I'm on bay risin' high
I'm top villain
I get the money and I don't care
Handle my heart, I swear, yeah
I'm in my element
I hold weight, something like a elephant
Dub, the most creative, New York native
If Jesus died then who gone save us? you?
Label heads want me to Jim Carry the rhyme
On a down and get airtime
I can't talk ignant, no
I got some intelligent folks that's diggin' this
So that's how I'm givin' this

[Chorus]
Listen up, listen up
This is something that all you need to hear
Listen up, listen up
We gonna jump this off all night, do the thing all year
Listen up, listen up, listen up
We made it easy to dance to this
Listen up, listen up
Come on everybody sing it, dun dun dun

Shh, quiet, look who done stepped in the place
Its the bandit, mic doc, time pick up the pace
EPMD back in sake, we see the look in their face
Me and their haters the mans, the players and the fans
Already told the non believers that the lord have a plan
Look at here and the way spit, the flow is sick
Better tighten up your click, see what they doin', evict
Leave the back door open, that's the end of you shift
That's why we in, we hustelin', strong arm muscelin'
bustin' like we lookin' for weapons of mass destruction in
hoodies on, dressed in black
Fatigue camouflage, and power like we just came from Iraq
We learned not to look back, we turn the stone in crack
Its the return of the boom bap
Yeah HipHop is back, peep the track
It's P and the green eye, some Long Island guys
are you all surprised?

[Chorus]

Ayo, even though I never hear DJ sayin' it
Yeah EPMD is washed up and we ain't playin' it
Yeah, like I care, you ain't stoppin' nothing over here
I got four seats up in the Lear Jets
Bet I'm ok, you hate your
No payments, all ass payed for
Not the one to brag, but for you I dodged
Cause you don't respect, that's what I expect from you

[Chorus]

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Written by: TEDDY RILEY, ERICK SERMON, PARRISH JOSEFF SMITH

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing

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