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Lyrics

Back in the days when I was a teenager
Before I had status and before I had a pager
You could find the Abstract listening to hip hop
My pops used to say, it reminded him of be-bop
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Features of This Track

east coast rap roots
danceable beats
a poetic rap delivery
lyrics about the rap industry
a tight kick sound
an electric bass riff
a dry recording sound
production and lyrics by rap icons

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Comments

A f**king classic
Chill
bigblue91
Nice!!!
Sick bass line!!! The one and only Tribe!
ONLY ONE TRIBE NUFF SAID!
Vibing!! ❌❤❌❤
THEY DON'T DO IT LIKE THIS ANYMORE wish they would
Beautiful
This was the first serious hip-hop song I ever listened to. On a walkman in 1992. Ah, nostalgia.

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