Rebel Without A Pause

Album: It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (1987)
Charted: 37
  • Yes, the rhythm, the rebel
    Without a pause, I'm lowering my level
    The hard rhymer, where you never been I'm in
    You want stylin', you know it's time again
    D the enemy, tellin' you to hear it
    They praised the music, this time they play the lyrics
    Some say no to the album, the show
    Bum rush the sound I made a year ago
    I guess you know, you guess I'm just a radical
    Not a sabbatical, yes to make it critical
    The only part your body should be parting to
    Panther power on the hour from the rebel to you

    Radio, suckers never play me
    On the mix, just O.K. me
    Now known and grown when they're clocking my zone it's known
    Snakin' and takin' everything that a brother owns
    Hard, my calling card
    Recorded and orderd, supporter of Chesimard
    Loud and proud kickin' live next poet supreme
    Loop a troop, bazooka, the scheme
    Flavor, a rebel in his own mind
    Supporter of my rhyme
    Designed to scatter a line of suckers who claim I do crime

    Terminator X

    From a rebel it's final on black vinyl
    Soul, rock and roll comin' like a rhino
    Tables turn, suckers burn to learn
    They can't dis-able the power of my label
    Def Jam, tells you who I am
    The enemy's public, they really give a damn
    Strong Island, where I got 'em wild and
    That's the reason they're claimin' that I'm violent
    Never silent, no dope gettin' dumb nope
    Claimin' where we get our rhythm from
    Number one, we hit ya and we give ya some
    No gun, and still never on the run
    You want to be an S.1, Griff will tell you when
    And then you'll come, you'll know what time it is
    Impeach the president, pullin' out the ray-gun
    Zap the next one, I could be you're Sho-gun
    Suckers, don't last a minute
    Soft and smooth, I ain't with it
    Hardcore, rawbone like a razor
    I'm like a lazer, I just won't graze ya
    Old enough to raise ya, so this will faze ya
    Get it right boy and maybe I will praise ya
    Playin' the role I got soul too
    Voice my opinion with volume
    Smooth, no what I am
    Rough, 'cause I'm the man

    No matter what the name, we're all the same
    Pieces in one big chess game
    Yeah, the voice of power
    Is in the house, go take a shower boy
    P.E. a group, a crew, not singular
    We were black Wranglers
    We're rap stranglers
    You can't angle us, I know you're listenin'
    I caught you pissin' in you're pants
    You're scared of us dissin' us
    The crowd is missin' us
    We're on a mission boy

    Terminator X

    Attitude, when I'm on fire
    Juice on the loose, electric wire
    Simple and plain, give me the lane
    I'll throw it down your throat like Barkley
    See the car keys, you'll never get these
    They belong to the 98 posse
    You want some more son, you want to get some
    Rush the door on a store, pick up the album
    You know the rhythm, the rhyme plus the beat is designed
    So I can enter your mind, Boys
    Bring the noise, my time
    Step aside for the flex, Terminator XWriter/s: CARLTON RIDENHOUR, NORMAN ROGERS, ERIC SADLER, HANK SHOCKLEE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG Rights Management, REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING
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