featuring Masta Killa Tekitha [martial arts movie sample] The technique depends mainly on arm and finger strength Once you've that then the next step is to learn how to pierce stone Well you might as well start practicing now Do you Do you Do you Do you Do you know mantis legends? How it was it all started? It was fighting off this blackbird Although it was only a tenth of the bird's size it was a very valiant insect And that's why the technique, needs a brave man And a strong one, who isn't afraid of birds [Bobby Digital] Welcome back to the temple of hip-hop and Sword Kem'po Lyrical rhyme nympho, be -boy Bob Digital Diamond crystal ring solid gold bone rituals We be the humble most calmest individuals Hard to spot microdots, we Sasquatch Stomp MC's, third eye Cyclops lazer beam shots being fired once the father get raised up We John Blaze up, abrasive heat, from the phaser gun Never left for a stun Dunn, Atilla the Hun type Killa Park Hilla, eighteen wheeler Mack's in the truck lanes, from the rugged grains of Shaolin soil, the red wolves be prowlin Howlin over the shit that got the whole world bowin We spoiled, one thousand swordsmen One thousand recordings, one thousand Wu stores and One thousand rap tours and global insurance Not your everyday occurrence My rhyme torments MC's with the fear of God You'll be cursed like Farad, and struck by the iron rod Tchka-tchka-tchka-tchka-tchka-tchka-POW Chorus: Tekitha Hell's Wind Staff, the wrath of Black Titans Niggaz battlin, sword swingin Cutthroat women, whirlwind given save the children Escape the poverty for live and, let live Die by the mic, shadow steel by night (repeat 2X) [movie dialogue] Man-Mantis style isn't easy to learn A mantis is small, but powerful With it's arms, it can lift up many times it's own weight [Masta Killa] On behalf of the Wu-Tang Clan I'll display the Hong Kong, Shaolin King Kong poems Slaps niggaz in half from Kwan'tan Ten tigers scratch like Allah math, the Hell's Wind Staff Watch the eight diagram strike the diaphragm Pierced lung minute from tongue double-edged sound the drum, here I come as predicted Holdin the raw seal, all heads kneel 7th Degree black mic skill is ill, listen to the guns holler Swallow the shell, East New York terrorist Break fool to this, madness, crazy low-hand grabs the mic stand, smooth as water Spat Seven Seas you've not yet mastered Breathe and lungs wheeze, Earth kills I'm wreckin MC's, blood spills, meadow is round The piercin sound of Shaolin's deafens ears Fires fears, wood sharp eagle claw tears tree from bark, hard to maintain control When you leakin I stand with the strength of Jobe and hold pleasure that I bust your head, while I'm teachin civilization, one havin Knowledge Wisdom Understanding, cultural firemen Knowledge savage in pursuit of happiness Thunderous mantis, all chant this
Written by: ELGIN EVANDER TURNER, ROBERT F. DIGGS, T. WASHINGTON
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