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The Corner

Features of This Track

exaggerated enunciation
east coast rap influences
funk influences
danceable beats
syncopated beats
funk beats
consistent rhyme patterns
vocal samples
unmetered speech
rhythmically complex rapping
violent lyrics
tight lyrics
use of modal harmonies
the use of chordal patterning
a wet snare
a tight kick sound
rhythmic clapping
an electric bass riff
a slow moving bass line
subtle use of pianos

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Coming up in Chicago..thi s was everyday stuff..
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Straight poetry!
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Real rap! Real trap! The corner!
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DAMN IT KANYE! DAMN IT COMMON! YOU MUTHAFU@#ERS WENT IN AND CAME OUT WITH A DEFINITE ALL-TIME HIP-HOP CLASSIC!!!! THANK YOU! I LOVE THIS S**T!!!!!!!! ! ! ! FLASH2X I'M GONE!
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:P
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dlivblackwid o w
Best rapper
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sariyahb
This is my ish...
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Like this ..Chicago south Shore my hood
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I roll in a olds with Windows don't. roll ain't that's the truth.
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ministerandr e 5 8
Andre Gaines
This is real talk!
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U guys heard of immortal technique
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Commons music hits you deep.
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Anyone else jizz when they heard this?
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Real rap
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Real hip hop. 79 loomis!! Chi twn luv!
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Two words: Real rap.
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One of the best to grace the mic!
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Love me some Common! So soulful!!!!! ! : - )
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All of this is so true!!!! Keep'em black!!!
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One word. (HOT)
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Common puts so much soul in every song
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The soul in this song's amazing, and love his rhyme pattern in this, and like someone earlier said, this is one of those less is more type beats. Love it!
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@peastreet REALLY? I admit I didn't hear much of Common (sense) until I heard "I used to love h.e.r." Still the early 90's though, Common been making good music for like 20 years now.
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THI IS MY JAM!!!! THIS is the song that made me fall in LOOOOVE with Common's music!!!! Common is sooo TIGHT!!!! NO ONE cannot say that his music isn't the tight! Common always tells the TRUTH in his music! This is that REAL CHI-TOWN music rap! LOVE IT!!!!
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I wish I could give you this feelin! If people only knew how real this is! he pretty much painted a picture of Chicago!
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common been sick for a long time... ppl just startin to pay attention to him
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llee61
I haven't really heard much of music until Pandora, not much air play in Dallas. From what I've heard, I like his music.
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common the must underrated rapper of all time, my word
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Man the corner.... real talk this is real rap. even tho I listen to all the other stuff.. common got one of the real flows.. there is only a few

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