Keep 'Em Eager to Listen

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Eric B. & Rakim were a hip-hop duo composed of DJ Eric Barrier (born November 8, 1965) and MC Rakim (born William Michael Griffin Jr. on January 28, 1968). more »


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Me and the rap's laid back 

Nonchalant and relaxed in the track 

Put together well  so it ain't hard to tell 

Easy to recognize  so my records'll sell 

On the microphone  well known with a low tone 

Show and prove when the stage show is shown 

All you hear is screams when I'm hit by the laser beams 

Ladies fiend  rappers are choosin up teams 

So who could beat up  just before we meet up 

Before I kick a rhyme, I kick my feet up 

to let you know, everything's under control 

Under surveillance, takin over your soul 

So let me handle this, gettin scandalous 

All my jams are hits, never plan to miss 

Crowd is captured, released at my permission 

Peep em, as I, keep em eager to listen 


Opponents are found paralyzed from the mic down 

Left with a little sight ears still hear the sound 

Try to clear your mind but it's still there 

Give him about a year, then give him a wheelchair 

I damage and deteriorate, til your brain dead 

No huss cuss what I discuss'll bust his head 

Here's some hearin aids when your eardrums fail 

You get scars, so you could read it in braille 

Close your third eye, then I do body work 

And I keep the same procedure til somebody's hurt 

My DJ'll sew up cuts like an M.D. 

And I still move crowds like an M.C. 

Entertain and tear you out of your frame 

Leave you in a puddle of blood, then let it rain 

Then I get deep, so try to withstand 

on my level to think, or sink like quicksand 

He couldn't hang, so I cut the rope short 

Watchin em fall, cause they need more support 

This is the way that I done, all of my competition 

Peep em, as I, keep em eager to listen 

Keep em eager to listen 


The performance I give em is, somethin like a hypnotism 

Swingin back and forth, til you can keep the rhythm 

At the tone of my voice, you will become 

eager to listen dance in a trance til you see the 

are on stage, no cheers, all ears 

All three of your eyes on me, so it appears 

just like you thought it would be, but even better 

Live and direct on stage, instead of the 

radio or video or studio rehearsin 

I'm at my best in the flesh in person 

The main attraction, center of attention 

The crowd'll go crazy, soon as I mention 

it's time to communicate, so let's conversate 

I get my point across, when you respond I make sense 

So now we could continue the mission 

As I, keep em eager to listen 

As I, keep em eager to listen 


I used to always say one day 

I'll play in the NBA cause I'll slay 

opponents well, and also excel 

as a black quarterback in the NFL 

I throw to score so I can hear the crowd roar 

Keep em, out of they seats and on the floor 

And when I win, it'll pump my adrenaline 

My record is undefeated, and I'll win again 

I'll never lose or hear boos from the audience 

cause they participate, and applaud me since 

I bring em what they want to hear 

And they'll fill up the atmopshere 

with people that came to party, and have a good time 

So when I'm gone, I'm sure, you understood the rhyme 

Because I promise to accomplish the mission 

Cause I, keep em eager to listen

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