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Life's A B**ch

by Nas

Lyrics

Visualizing the realism of life and actuality
F**k who's "the baddest"; a person's status depends on salary
And my mentality is money-orientated
I'm destined to live the dream for all my peeps who never made it
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Features of This Track

hardcore rap influence
east coast rap roots
danceable beats
consistent rhyme patterns
lyrics about alcohol and drugs
a repetitive song structure
the use of chordal patterning
dark & deep beats
a slow moving bass line
use of electric pianos
subtle use of electric keys
a highly synthetic sonority
a dry recording sound
radio friendly stylings
lyrics by a rap icon
production by a famous producer

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I woke up early on my born day, I'm 20, it's a blessing
The essence of adolescence leaves my body, now I'm fresh and
My physical frame is celebrated cause I made it
One quarter through life some Godly l like thing created
Got rhymes 365 days annual plus some
Load up the mic and bust one, cuss while I puffs from
My skull cause it's pain in my brain, vein, money maintain
Don't go against the grain, simple and plain
When I was young, at this I used to do my thing hard
Robbing foreigners, take their
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R.I.P ♡ All My N**gas ♡That Never Made It This Year 2016 ♤ 2017 ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆
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Visualizing the realism of life and actuality
F**k who's the baddest a person's status depends on salary
And my mentality is money orientated
I'm destined to live the dream for all my peeps who never made it
Cause yeah, we were beginners in the hood as 5 percenters
But something must of got in us cause all of us turned to sinners
Now some resting in peace and some are sitting in San Quentin
Others such as myself are trying to carry on tradition
Keeping the effervescent street ghetto essence insi
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Classic
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One of my all-time favorite Nas songs.
(^_−)☆
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Life's a b**ch, then you die that's why we get high cause you never know when you're gonna go
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Only but so many words can fathom what he truly mean
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You never know when you're gonna go live life to the fullest every day
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And then you wake up.
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people talk. Sh#$..you'll never understand.. Q . B . stand UPP!!!
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Life's what u make it!!
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Lifes a b**ch and then you die
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Visualizing the realism of life and actuality
F**k who's the baddest a person's status depends on salary
And my mentality is money orientated
I'm destined to live the dream for all my peeps who never made it
Cause yeah, we were beginners in the hood as 5 percenters
But something must of got in us cause all of us turned to sinners
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One of my favorite joint's in Hip Hop ! Nas @ Az
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They don't make music like this no more
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Time is illmatic keep static like will fabric pack a 4 matic that'll Crack your whole cabbage
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Nas had some nappy a** hair. �� still love him though
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R.I.P. My All My N**ga That Never Made It This Year 2015 2016
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No information about the featured artist who performs the first verse? C'monnn mannnn
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Life's a b**ch then you die
That's why we get high
Cause you never know when you're gonna go
Life's a b**ch and then you die
That's why we puff la
Cause you never know when you're gonna go
I woke up early on my born day, I'm 20, it's a blessing
The essence of adolescence leaves my body, now I'm fresh and
My physical frame is celebrated cause I made it
One quarter through life some Godly-like thing created
Got rhymes 365 days annual plus some
Load up the mic and bust one, cuss while I puffs from
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Life is what you make it!!! #Love!!!
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Life's a B**ch then your Reincarted!! ? ?
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Lifes a b**ch
Then u die
Thats why we get high
Cause you never know when your gonna go
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rojas108068
No life is is full of hater special young kids that they don' what they hate on control yourself stop using technology for the wrong detection and try to be positive cause u all troing ur s**t like stuped mother f.k. oviusly u r but try to moture funken loser hate me if u want I don't care
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Nas and AZ dope s**t
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Hell yea love this s**t. Realness foeva
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mikejonesbx
Still-Hot!!
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Life IZ a B**ch
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90's Hip-hop at it's finest. I didn't have to skip a track on Illmatic. Now, I can't stand the garbage on the radio.
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Fire...
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Classic!!
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Az bodied NAS on this track *shruggs*
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Illmatic.... s o u n d t r a c k of my chilhood
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Dope a** classic!!!!
# Damn 20 years#
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Agreed GK!!!!
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Follow 4 a follow
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Rap at it's finest
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Lifes a b**ch and then u die
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Still dope!!!
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20 years of Illmatic and this joint is still hot!!!
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Happy 20th anniversary Illmatic��
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fo' sho dis izzo illmatic
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This is my favorite song of all time.
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CLASSIC real rap!!!
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Neva say f**k tomorrow
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Classic
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Life's a witch and then ya die....wonde r why we puff live??!
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Nas is the illest rapper alive!!!!
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Classic from a classic sample!
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#1 on my fav mc list!!!!
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