MC's Act Like They Don't Know

Album: KRS-One (1995)
Charted: 57

Songfacts®:

  • Produced by DJ Premier, this samples "Yesterdays" by Clifford Brown and "The Breaks" by Kurtis Blow.
  • The lyrics are about how many rappers who sound good on records are very poor live performers. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR, for above 2

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn this day in 1995 {September 30} KRS-One performed "MC's Act Like They Don't Know" on the nationally syndicated television program, 'Soul Train'...
    At the time "MC's Act Like They Don't Know" was at position #37 on Billboard's Hot Black Singles chart, the following week it would peak at #35 {for 1 week}...
    It reached #9 on Billboard's Hot Rap Singles chart...
    Between 1993 and 1997 the Brooklyn, NY native had six records on the Hot Black Singles chart, his biggest hit was "Step Into A World (Rapture's Delight)", it peaked at #22 in 1997...
    KRS-One, born Lawrence Parker, celebrated his 54th birthday last month on August 20th, 2019...
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