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14. And we got Public Enemy out of it.
Hey Chuck, we got some non-believers out there

Yo, we gotta do somethin' about that man
Yo, we gotta get stupid
Yo, we gotta let 'em know what time it is

You go ooh and ahh when I jump in my car
People treat me like Kareem Abdul Jabbar
No matter who you are - when I'm up to par
I betcha go hip hop - hurray or hurrah
But the ahhs and ohhs is my kind of news
Pop your tape in - put your car in cruise
I never heard the boos - I never drank booze
Cause I just rock the rhythm - left alone the blues
The L.I. mystique - you sneak to peek
A look and then you know that we're never weak
I know you can't wait - it's never too late
No fear I'm here - and everything is straight
Cycles, cycles - life runs in cycles
New is old - no I'm not no psycho
The monkey on the back makes the best excel
The people in the crowd makes the best rock well
The people in the back lets you know who's whack
And those who lack - the odds are stacked
The one who makes the money is white not black
You might not believe it but it is like that
When you come to my show - watch me throw
Down with the other brothers toe to toe
When you make a move - new not used
And watch the bro here just bust a groove
A fat lady soprano - loads my ammo
Hear my jam - with a funky piano
Easy on the wall but hard on the panel
A fool smokes Kools cause he chokes on Camels
In effect - the crew's in check
Run by the posse with the gold around the neck
Homeboys in heat - lookin' for sweet
Ladies in the crowd so they can meet
Somebody to body - makin' a baby
Givin' it to grandma an' makin' her crazy
I'm a MC protector - U.S. defector
South African government wrecker
Panther power - you can feel it in my arm
Lookout y'all I'm a timebomb
Tickin', tockin', all about rockin'
Makin' much dollars while the crazy one's clockin'
The rhythm - to shake the house downy down
Bounce to the ounce is sound the crown
The man - the enemy - Public King - no thing
All fall to the force of my swing
Like Ali - Frazier - Thriller in Manila
A pinpoint point blank microphone killer am I
No need to lie - got the Flavor Flave
To prove I'll win and if not the save
I'll pick up, rack up - put your whole shack up
Just choose to lose the bet - emcee stick up
This is the wiz - but the mike's not his, it's mine
One time let the star shine
And I'm tellin' you - yelling at you you're through
Don't think you're grown cause your moustache grew
I'm number one - you know it weighs a ton
And I'll be the burger - you can be the bun, girl
Surroundin' - my steady poundin'
Get on down to my funky sound
And rock the rhythm rhyme - one time your mind
Rhythm roll - two times control
The mauler and the caller of your doom
And when I'm ready to leave - you're gonna know I go boom
Three times y'all - rhythm rhyme and rock
Then you'll that the D is on the block
Four times y'all and never ever the whack
It's the hour to the minute - time to blow BLACK
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  -Chuck D says Reagan era is precisely why he started Public Enemy ChavezSpeakstheTruth  Jun-07-04 08:14 AM   #0 
  - Their intro was great! Big news of the weekend: Sopranos finale,  robbedvoter   Jun-07-04 08:16 AM   #1 
  - It was great. I thought they were going to do the whole show ignoring  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 08:19 AM   #3 
  - Good for him  Joanne98   Jun-07-04 08:18 AM   #2 
  - Public Enemy  mark414   Jun-07-04 08:31 AM   #4 
  - Agreed. And Chuck was and is the greatest figure in hip hop history  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 08:33 AM   #5 
  - Reagan used the fiction of the Welfare Queen to, as HoDean says, "divide..  AP   Jun-07-04 08:56 AM   #6 
  - And the prison industry went into overdrive during Reagan's reign  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 08:58 AM   #7 
     - America's response to people at the bottom trying to demand  AP   Jun-07-04 09:42 AM   #8 
        - What you're talking about is socialism to the Reaganites!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 10:01 AM   #10 
           - The shocking thing is that money, if invested into hurting communties,  AP   Jun-07-04 10:05 AM   #11 
  - Reagan inspired a lot of people to get motivated against fascism  rumguy   Jun-07-04 09:44 AM   #9 
  - And we got Public Enemy out of it.  AP   Jun-07-04 10:12 AM   #14 
     - Refuse to lose!!!  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 10:20 AM   #19 
  - "Elvis was a hero to most...  MallRat   Jun-07-04 10:07 AM   #12 
  - Wha?  Feanorcurufinwe   Jun-07-04 10:10 AM   #13 
  - Many in the black community resent Elvis for, in their view, getting filth  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 10:18 AM   #17 
  - I have a tape of Elvis in the recording studio and it's hard to hear the  AP   Jun-07-04 10:43 AM   #23 
  - Yes, I know Chuck D is making a generalization.  MallRat   Jun-07-04 10:26 AM   #21 
  - "Man he's straight up rascist, that sucker was simple and plain  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 10:15 AM   #15 
  - Reagan's policies inspired me to become a social worker  noonwitch   Jun-07-04 10:16 AM   #16 
  - Reagan and the Moral Majority  Walt Starr   Jun-07-04 10:19 AM   #18 
  - I got a letter from the government the other day  bicentennial_baby   Jun-07-04 10:24 AM   #20 
     - They wanted me for the Army or whatever  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jun-07-04 10:37 AM   #22 
 

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