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Hold Down The Block

by Nas

Lyrics

[Chorus]
I gotta lay down the block, when the block is hot
I gotta use my imagination, to change the situation
I gotta lay down the block, when the block is hot
full lyrics
I gotta hold down the block, when the block is hot
I gotta use my imagination to change the situation
I gotta hold down the block, when the block is hot
I gotta use my imagination to change the situation
full lyrics

Features of This Track

gangsta rap influence
east coast rap roots
r&b influences
danceable beats
syncopated beats
a poetic rap delivery
gritty vocal style
clear pronunciation
lyrics with a political message
explicit lyrics
the use of chordal patterning
subtle use of pianos
mellow piano timbre
radio friendly stylings
a dry recording sound
production by a respected producer
lyrics by a rap icon

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Comments

" some n**gas had just only a year of ballin"
albert23.aa
The whole album is hot.
Nas is smooth smooooth...l y r i c s , flow, confidence is all just smooth with a little bit of real gangsta sh*t in the mix. Still in top 5
Hot s**t real rap music lil wayne take notes
Nas...what more is there to say. Nas-ty.
One of this mans best!!
jamcolv
Timeless
This is one of his Best tracks on Albums he got some HOT S H IT on the underground tip though!!!!!
BEEF WEEK!!!!
Neva heard this track... this s**t is pure fya!!!!!!!

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