Black Thought Sits A Gun Next To His Grammy (2002)
Thought raps first on Talib Kweli’s “Gorilla Monsoon Rap” featuring Pharaohe Monch and sets the tone for this exhibition of high-level rapping. But it’s his second verse that makes you hit the rewind button when he says:
Okay, my sound drenches, each of the five senses
And hold the shock value of electrified fences
It’s truth or consequences, ride wit us or against us
Is you a dedicated soldier, or you a princess, dog?
I’m in it to win it and not for the wealth
Got a crib with a Grammy and a gat on the shelf
Nan nigga competition, gotta battle myself
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