KRS-One

Album: 40 Oz. To Freedom (1992)

Songfacts®:

  • KRS-One is a rapper who was one of the first to infuse social commentary into his songs. He has been cited by Sublime as a major influence on both their ethos and sound: They would take many different genres and mix them together, something KRS-One was known for as well.
  • This samples two songs from KRS-One's group Boogie Down Productions: "You Must Learn" (which samples "Super Sporm" by Captain Sky) and "The Style You Haven't Done Yet." It also samples "Tough" by Kurtis Blow.

Comments: 3

  • Dawn from Newburgh, NyThe "You Must Learn" sample is a small part in the middle (at the break) of the track. In those days, a lot of DJ's sampled it.
  • Ben from Encinitas, CaThe 2nd line should be:
    Elijah Muhammad or the welfare state.
  • Matthew from Raleigh, Nccomposed mostly of lyrics from KRS-ONE songs
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