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The Message

by Nas

Lyrics

Fake thug, no love, you get the slug, CB4 Gusto
Your luck low, I didn't know til I was drunk though
You freak n**gas played out, get f**ked and ate out
Prostitute turned b**ch, I got the gauge out
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Fake thug, no love, you get the slug, CB4 Gusto
Your luck low, I didn't know til I was drunk though
You freak n****z played out, get f***ed and ate out
Prostitute turned b****, I got the gauge out
full lyrics

Features of This Track

hardcore rap influence
east coast rap roots
gangsta rap attitude
danceable beats
swingin' beats
vocal samples
a poetic rap delivery
clear pronunciation
a repetitive song structure
the use of chordal patterning
dark & deep beats
acoustic drum samples
a slow moving bass line
acoustic guitar riffs
acoustic guitar pickin'
a dry recording sound
subtle use of noise effects
an acousti-synthetic sonority
lyrics by a rap icon
production by a famous producer

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Comments

He brought rap like its supposed to.. originality and creative, you tell me who can make a rap going backwards and makes it sound so freaking dope... these new corny rappers suck a** tremendously ! ! ! !
This was the album
bigkevigarci a
Takes me back to the days of vibing off the Dutch and playing arcades.
CB4 gusto ! Shout out
rudyniya
NAS THE GREATEST RAPPER DEAD OR ALIVE POINT. BLANK PERIOD
Awesome beat, I love the short sample from NY State of Mind
My coworkers must love sitting close to me.
This will forever be my fav song of Nas
I'm not the type you should start testing
I heart Nas!!!! Classic :)
Old rap way better than the shyt they b playin today hands down
Wow how time flys I was 26 yrs old bumping this in my Walkman 1996
jerrodlee22
Mane
Nas♥
Real s**t
blackos89
Such a story teller
Nas is the f**king KING
That s**t went hard
laurenmarie1 2 0 2
Real hip hop son
This is true hip hop not that bullshit we hear on the radio
The beat is soothing and it takes skill to rap to a slow beat and nas can do it and thats why he is one of the best rappers ever by the way lil wayne is on drugs so what do you expect and anyone who agrees with lil wayne never heard old school or is confused
The Message 96 & still a banger, fake a** rappers these days aint got ish on real MC'S
And Lil Wayne says he's the best MC ever? Not even in the conversation breh
G.O.A.T
This song is a beast and Nas is G.O.A.T
melissadoble
The best of the best
Real hip-hop
Legendary
Wow I wonder if dem new rappers ever listen to joint like this! Much respect !
rubeinsteinf
They don't make music like that no more. Nas is beyond legendary.
iamloyalty.m r
<3
One of Naz bettet songs... Bring back memories... smh
Yo that Sage cat some 8 to 9 comments down going to get his a** handed something nasty you hear me! Dare he say Nas bite anyone. Damn Idiot of 2013!
Why I decipher the friends I currently believe they are.... they definitely become strangers at any moment on any situation.
Best friend become strangers
Anyone else here like boobies?
Love Nas!! This song is perfect!! ❌❤❌❤
Yo this my jam had this joint on repeat
Hungry a** hooligans stay on that piranha s**t ! ...ohh I love Nas so much .his lyrics r so fascinating to me !
ybag2311
Started a rap career @ 17, 1st to bring a platinum plaque back to the projects. It ain't rap, its called hip hop.
One life, one love! ~Wisdom & love~
Life changes and best friends become Strangers.
This my song yo straight ill. I love you Nas
dont read this because it actually works. You will get kissed on the nearest possible friday by the love of your life. tommorrow will be the best day of your life. however if you do not post this comment to at least 3 songs you will die in 2 days. now youve started reading this so dont stop. this is so scary put this on at least 5 songs in at least 143 minutes when if done press f6 and your lovers name will appear on the screen in big letters this is scary cuz it actually works
"Illmatic n**ga" It was written though...
Yooooo!!!!! Man iz dat real Muzik or wht boyy dis wuz dat ish
to those that think nas is a biter(blasph e m y ) a l l i have to say is listen to ether...what did he bite there?
This is definitely a classic. It brings back memories when hip hop was hip hop.
Want to make money as soon as Next Fri?? Email me MCAPaysTheBi l l s @ G m a i l . c o m check out my website in my bio!!
#CertifiedCl a s s i c
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