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Posted 23 November 2010 - 11:40 PM

I was just wondering what are some rap songs you guys like that tell a story or just some songs that really do a good job of painting a vivid picture of what they're talking about in your mind through their lyrics

some of my favorite examples of what I'm talking about are:

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dRgYd5Mxs0]YouTube - Dance with the Devil[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhAno4XurMk]YouTube - Andre Nickatina Train With No Love[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymiarqotiP4]YouTube - Canibus - No Return[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pqiqrnZE44]YouTube - Immortal Technique - You Never Know Lyrics[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5uejJxNCnc&feature=related]YouTube - X-Raided - The Hole[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLI4LKAZO1Y&playnext=1&list=PLE483DDA8BE972A5A&index=14]YouTube - X-Raided - Cemetary Fulla G's[/ame]
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Edited by R.I.P.O.D.B.420, 23 November 2010 - 11:50 PM.

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Posted 23 November 2010 - 11:55 PM

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUwJ8WcZ6RY]YouTube - Nas-I gave you power[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3Sd2gDkSV8]YouTube - Rewind - Nas[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjS0x2hM9vw]YouTube - Nas - Get Down[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQyIqTYG72c]YouTube - Royce Da 5'9" - "Part Of Me"[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-YJP75wq7s]YouTube - Royce da 5'9" - On The Run + Murder[/ame]
(^4:40)
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXCXVWjSbik]YouTube - Slick Rick-Children's Story[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8rGpHqM_q4]YouTube - Snoop Dogg - Lodi Dodi[/ame]
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fuck with it homie.

Edited by ZarTheDragon, 24 November 2010 - 12:00 AM.


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Posted 23 November 2010 - 11:59 PM

YouTube - Nas-I gave you power
YouTube - Rewind - Nas
YouTube - Nas - Get Down
YouTube - Royce Da 5'9" - "Part Of Me"
YouTube - Royce da 5'9" - On The Run + Murder
(^4:40)
YouTube - Slick Rick-Children's Story
YouTube - Snoop Dogg - Lodi Dodi


fuck with it homie.

oh shit, how could I forget children's story, shame on me!
and Get down goes hard i listened to it like 3 times today, but thanks for showing me those other cuts i hadn't heard before they're pretty good
here's another one i should have posted in the first place
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ggh_MBsvYc]YouTube - Nas- Blunt Ashes[/ame]

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 12:02 AM

peep the edit....nas has to be one of the greatest story tellers.

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 12:04 AM

peep the edit....nas has to be one of the greatest story tellers.

yeah man definitely, his lyrical skill is amazing
another one I forgot
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6-U87sqDNQ]YouTube - DMX - Slippin (Uncensored)[/ame]
this song has gotten me through some shit in my life
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Posted 24 November 2010 - 12:18 AM

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlA3YhSLvzs]YouTube - Slick Rick-The Moment I Feared[/ame]


[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hsOSC6RVhk&feature=related]YouTube - Slick Rick-Treat Her Like A Prostitute[/ame]

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXCXVWjSbik&feature=related]YouTube - Slick Rick-Children's Story[/ame]
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Posted 24 November 2010 - 12:28 AM

YouTube - Slick Rick-The Moment I Feared


YouTube - Slick Rick-Treat Her Like A Prostitute

YouTube - Slick Rick-Children's Story
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lol all of Slick Rick's songs are stories so let's not post anymore Slick Rick

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 12:35 AM

lol all of Slick Rick's songs are stories so let's not post anymore Slick Rick

Yeah okay but slick... best storyteller ever

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 12:39 AM

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr32uP5ZPBY]YouTube - snoop doggy dogg - murder was the case[/ame]

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 12:41 AM

Loves Gonna Get'cha by KRS-One.
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Posted 24 November 2010 - 12:55 AM

Pretty much anything Cudi did on MOTM 1 &2

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 01:29 AM

my favorite
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBVq3RQApCM]YouTube - Gangstarr- Just to Get a Rep[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESTSTSNwzQA]YouTube - Atmosphere - Always Coming Back Home To You (w/ Lyrics)[/ame]
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Posted 24 November 2010 - 01:48 AM

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4R5NQPdi42w]YouTube - Biz Markie-Just A Friend [With Lyrics][/ame]

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 02:04 AM

YouTube - Biz Markie-Just A Friend [With Lyrics]

shit, I'm pissed that I once again forgot an amazing classic

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 02:08 AM

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCLBGY0huVE]YouTube - Mr. Rager-Kid Cudi[/ame]

Man this is some real shit.

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 02:09 AM

Yeah okay but slick... best storyteller ever

yeah man agreed,

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 02:33 AM

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6df0rha_Opw]YouTube - Biggie Smalls - I Got A Story To Tell[/ame]

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 02:48 AM

Betrayal~gangstarr, rip guru

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 04:23 AM

YouTube - Mr. Rager-Kid Cudi

Man this is some real shit.

Kid cudi is soooo doooope

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 05:10 AM

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxEjE-j4kgk]YouTube - Jay-Z- Friend or Foe and Friend or Foe 98'[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUcXsuk1G2A]YouTube - GZA - Hell's Wind Staff / Killah Hills 10304[/ame]
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3I4Xgt6PhkQ]YouTube - Masta Ace - Brooklyn Masala (2004)[/ame]

yall need that ?




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