Eric B. Is President

Album: Paid In Full (1986)
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  • I came in the door, I said it before
    I never let the mic magnetize me no more
    But it's biting me, fighting me, inviting me to rhyme
    I can't hold it back, I'm looking for the line
    Taking off my coat, clearing my throat
    The rhyme will be kicking until I hit my last note
    My mind remains refined, all kind of ideas
    Self-esteem makes it seem like a thought took years to build
    But still say a rhyme after the next one
    Prepared, never scared, I'll just bless one
    And you know that I'm the soloist
    So Eric B make 'em clap to this

    I don't bug out or chill or be acting ill
    No tricks in '86, it's time to build
    Eric be easy on the cut, no mistakes allowed
    Cause to me, MC means move the crowd
    I made it easy to dance to this
    But can you detect what's coming next from the flex of the wrist
    Say indeed and I'll proceed cause my man made a mix
    If he bleed he won't need no band-aid to fix
    His fingertips sew a rhyme until there's no rhymes left
    I hurry up because the cut will make 'em bleed to death
    But he's kicking it cause it ain't no half stepping
    The party is live, the rhyme can't be kept in-
    Side, it needs erupting just like a volcano
    It ain't the everyday style or the same old rhyme
    Cause I'm better than the rest of them
    Eric B is on the cut and my name is Rakim

    Go get a girl and get soft and warm
    Don't get excited, you've been invited to a quiet storm
    But now it's out of hand cause you told me you hate me
    And then you ask what have I done lately
    First you said all you want is love and affection
    Let me be your angel and I'll be your protection
    Take you out, buy you all kinds of things
    I must have got you too hot and burned off your wings
    You caught an attitude, you need food to eat up
    I'm scheming like I'm dreaming on a couch with my feet up
    You scream I'm lazy, you must be crazy
    Thought I was a donut, you tried to glaze me Writer/s: ERIC BARRIER, WILLIAM GRIFFIN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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