Rock Box

Album: Run-D.M.C. (1984)
  • Run.. (run..) d.. (d) m.. (m) c.. (c)
    Rock.. (rock.. rock..)
    For you! (for you.. for you..)
    Fresh (fresh.. fresh..)


    For all you sucker mc's perpetratin' a fraud
    Your rhymes are cold wack and keep the crowd cold lost
    You're the kind of guy that girl ignored
    I'm drivin' caddy, you fixin 'a ford
    My name is joseph simmons but my middle name's lord
    And when I'm rockin' on the mic, you should all applaud
    Because we're (wheelin', dealin', we got a funny feelin')
    We rock from the floor up the ceilin'
    We groove it (you move it) it has been proven
    We calmed the seven seas because our music is soothin'
    We create it (relate it) and often demonstrate it
    We'll diss a sucker mc make the other suckers hate it
    We're rising (surprising) and often hypnotizing
    We always tell the truth and then we never slip no lies in
    No curls (no braids) peasy-head and still get paid
    Jam master cut the record up and down and cross-fade

    Because the rhymes I say, sharp as a nail
    Witty as can be and not for sale
    Always funky fresh, could never be stale

    Took a test to become an mc and didn't fail
    I couldn't wait to demonstrate
    All the super def rhymes that I create
    I'm a wizard of a word, that's what you heard
    And anything else is quite absurd
    I'm the master of a mic, that's what I say
    And if I didn't say that, you'd say it anyway

    Bust into the party, come in the place
    See the first things come, the music in your face
    Tears down the walls, some of the floor
    With the dj named jay with the cuts galore

    So listen to this because it can't be missed
    And you can't leave til you're dismissed
    You can do anything that you want to
    But you can't leave until we're through
    So relax your body and your mind
    And listen to us say this rhyme - hey
    You might think that you have waited
    Long enough til the rhyme was stated
    But if it were a test it would be graded
    With a grade that's not debated
    Nothing too deep and nothing dense
    And all our rhymes make a lot of sense

    So move your butt, to the cut
    Run amuk, you're not in a rut
    Each and everybody out there, we got the notion

    We want to see y'all all in motion

    Just shake, wiggle jump up and down
    Move your body to the funky sound

    Side to side, back and forth

    We're the two mc's, and we're gonna go off
    Stand in place, walk or run
    Tap your feet, you'll be on the one

    Just snap your fingers and clap your hands

    Our dj's better than all these bands
    Huh!!

    [run] we got all the lines
    [dmc] and all the rhymes
    [run] we don't drop dimes
    [dmc] and we don't do crimes
    [run] we bake a little cake with Duncan Hines
    [dmc] and never wear the vest they call the Calvin Kleins
    [run] cause Calvin Klein's no friend of mine
    don't want nobody's name on my behind
    lee on my legs, sneakers on my feet
    d by my side and jay with the beat

    Jay jay jay jay jay jay
    We don't we don't we don't stop!
    Don't don't don't.. don't stop! (jay!)
    One two three
    Hollis crew crew crew
    For for for for the love now
    Cool t now
    Hah, ??
    My, my man jam master
    Is in his place to be (jay! jay jay jay)
    The big beat blaster
    ??
    All, the way live
    Re, remember you don't stop
    Kickin it, and you don't stop
    Rrrrrrrrrock, d-dot, d-dot, rock the spot
    Stick em.. and you don't stop, hah
    Run.. rocks it well, we-welle-well
    A-with the clientele
    Krush groove
    Young ladies in the place..
    We, we we're, we we're we're, we we're we're (bass)
    We we're in the hottest space
    Hah.. ??
    Homeboys
    Now we're talkin autographs
    Autographs and autographs
    Fly girls in the place, in the place
    Homeboys
    Hollis crew Writer/s: JOSEPH SIMMONS, DARRYL MCDANIELS, LAWRENCE SMITH
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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