Eric B. & Rakim – Paid In Full (Official Music Video)


– This is a journey into sound. (cheerful oldies music) (upbeat hip hop music) This is a journey into sound. A journey which along the way will bring to you new color,
new dimension, new values. When all is ready, I throw this switch. ♪ Pump up the volume ♪ ♪ Pump up the volume ♪ (record scratching) ♪ Pump that thing ♪ (singing in foreign language) – You make me feel so good. – We interrupt this broadcast to bring you a special news bulletin from
our on-the-spot passport. – Oh my gosh. The music just turns me on. ♪ Thinkin’ of a master plan ♪ ♪ Dap with the record ♪ ♪ Dap with the record ♪ ♪ Thinkin’ of a master plan ♪ ♪ Dap with the record ♪ ♪ Dap with the record ♪ ♪ Thinkin’ of a master plan ♪ ♪ ‘Cause ain’t nothin’
but sweat inside my hand ♪ ♪ So I dig into my pocket
all my money spent ♪ ♪ So I dig deeper but
still coming up with lint ♪ ♪ So I start my mission
leave my residence ♪ ♪ Thinkin’ how could I get
some dead presidents? ♪ ♪ I need money I used
to be a stick-up kid ♪ ♪ So I think of all the
devious things I did ♪ – One, two, three, four! ♪ I used to roll up this is a
hold up ain’t nothing funny ♪ ♪ Stop smilin’ be still don’t
nothing move but the money ♪ ♪ But now I learned to
earn ’cause I’m righteous ♪ ♪ I feel great so maybe I might just ♪ ♪ Search for a nine to five if I strive ♪ ♪ Then maybe I’ll stay alive ♪ ♪ So I walk up the street whistlin’ this ♪ ♪ Feeling out of place
’cause man do I miss ♪ ♪ A pen and a paper a stereo a tape of ♪ ♪ Me and Eric B and a nice big plate of ♪ ♪ Fish which is my favorite dish ♪ ♪ But without no money it’s still a wish ♪ ♪ ‘Cause I don’t like to
dream about gettin’ paid ♪ ♪ So I dig into the books
of the rhymes that I made ♪ ♪ So now’s a test to see if I got pull ♪ ♪ Hit the studio ’cause I’m paid in full ♪ – [James Brown] One, two, three, uh! – [Woman] By George! Even London grooves! ♪ Pump up the volume ♪ ♪ Pump up the volume ♪ – Wait a minute, you
better talk to my mother. (singing in foreign language) – Okay. All right. – Yo, what happened to peace? – Peace! – One, two, three, four! ♪ Dap with the record ♪ ♪ Dap with the record ♪ – [Announcer] It’s so fresh! – [Narrator] Goodnight, kids. – [Man] Was it good enough for you?

96 thoughts on “Eric B. & Rakim – Paid In Full (Official Music Video)

  • October 4, 2019 at 6:40 am
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    These guys made it big thanks largely to Coldcut. They paid in full – all of £700. Because I don’t like to dream about getting paid. Thinking about the…money. Still the result was one of the best Hip Hop songs.

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  • October 4, 2019 at 11:48 am
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    In the name of ALLAH!!!!!

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  • October 4, 2019 at 12:43 pm
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    Real GOAT

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  • October 4, 2019 at 11:13 pm
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    "My favorite rapper used to sing check out my melody."

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  • October 5, 2019 at 3:22 am
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    Yo what happened to P

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  • October 5, 2019 at 8:21 pm
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    The greatest MC ever

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  • October 6, 2019 at 12:36 pm
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    Belly dancers, arabic!?

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  • October 6, 2019 at 11:15 pm
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    I'm from TEXAS there's a rapper from Houston named Zro he remade this song ITS called MO CITY DON check it yo

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  • October 7, 2019 at 12:48 am
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    I wish they still made music like this

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  • October 7, 2019 at 1:41 am
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    Oh man good times

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  • October 7, 2019 at 3:34 am
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    Best ever

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  • October 7, 2019 at 4:53 am
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    Young Ra dope as hell this is crazy why wasn’t I born then smh

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  • October 7, 2019 at 12:57 pm
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    I have not heard this song in 24 years.
    This kicks ass

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  • October 7, 2019 at 9:29 pm
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    The ESSENCE!

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  • October 7, 2019 at 10:50 pm
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    indonesia

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  • October 8, 2019 at 12:55 am
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    God I love this music video

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  • October 8, 2019 at 10:00 am
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    Spotify, for Pete's sake why we can't listen to Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em and Don't Sweat The Technique albums…

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  • October 8, 2019 at 2:05 pm
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    Classic track no doubt…Eric B & Rakim + ColdCut UK

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  • October 8, 2019 at 8:23 pm
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    Em and rah should do a song

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  • October 9, 2019 at 12:29 am
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    This my ring tone and alarm clock

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  • October 9, 2019 at 1:53 am
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    Peace

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  • October 9, 2019 at 8:03 am
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    my youth this track <3

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  • October 9, 2019 at 1:08 pm
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    💪😕👌

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  • October 9, 2019 at 1:22 pm
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    I never really liked this version the constant interruptions ruin the flow

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  • October 9, 2019 at 4:00 pm
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    Translation from 0:36 section please? I don't mean the whole text that's flying, but what the voice is singing.
    Anyone? Thank you

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  • October 9, 2019 at 4:20 pm
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    I’m here because he bought this song up in his new book “ Sweat The Technique “

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  • October 9, 2019 at 5:51 pm
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    Still here 2019!!!!!!!!

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  • October 9, 2019 at 8:15 pm
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    0:04 candy shop

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  • October 10, 2019 at 1:09 am
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    ✨🕯️👑✨

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  • October 10, 2019 at 1:16 am
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    Yes! That beat tho…sampled from "Don't look any further" by Dennis Edwards. One of the most used beats of all time! 😎

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  • October 11, 2019 at 12:51 am
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    Can we get them back the good ole days???

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  • October 11, 2019 at 6:21 pm
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    just the right time

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  • October 11, 2019 at 8:59 pm
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    GOAT.

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  • October 12, 2019 at 12:20 am
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    When Rakim tours the UK, he has to apply to get a licence for his bars, from Lambeth Council

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  • October 12, 2019 at 3:30 am
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    This could be the greatest hip hop song of all time

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  • October 12, 2019 at 1:21 pm
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    Still thinking of a master plan

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  • October 12, 2019 at 3:14 pm
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    how insane is that sampling

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  • October 12, 2019 at 6:34 pm
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    Where has he been all these years????

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  • October 13, 2019 at 2:15 am
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    This song is the shhhh….New dimension…new raps….Pump that Bass….Now move to the beat…you make me feel so gooood…

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  • October 13, 2019 at 7:12 am
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    32 years …

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  • October 13, 2019 at 7:22 am
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    Paid in full

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  • October 14, 2019 at 11:10 am
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    GOAT top five Rappers:

    1- Wit Lowry / Ivan B
    2- B.O.B
    3- 50 Cent
    4- Kanye West
    5- Cardi B / Nicki MinHAJJ

    Worst five Rappers of All Time:

    1- Ice Cube aka AssCube
    2- Eminem aka Feminem
    3- Rakim aka dinosaur Fossil (stuck in an old era)
    4- Lil Wayne aka Lil Alien
    5- Logic

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  • October 14, 2019 at 11:10 am
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    GOAT top five Rappers:

    1- Wit Lowry / Ivan B
    2- B.O.B
    3- 50 Cent
    4- Kanye West
    5- Cardi B / Nicki MinHAJJ

    Worst five Rappers of All Time:

    1- Ice Cube aka AssCube
    2- Eminem aka Feminem
    3- Rakim aka dinosaur Fossil (stuck in an old era)
    4- Lil Wayne aka Lil Alien
    5- Logic

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  • October 14, 2019 at 8:01 pm
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    Hope this comes back. And the way you fuckers comment goes away forever.

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  • October 15, 2019 at 1:45 am
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    Favorite rap song. Ever. I would watch YO! MTV Raps just for this! Got I miss being young

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  • October 15, 2019 at 8:34 pm
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    I'm thinkin of a master plan….

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  • October 16, 2019 at 10:08 am
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    😊👶😊

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  • October 16, 2019 at 2:04 pm
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    Paid In Full feels like the opening credits to the golden age of Hip Hop

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  • October 16, 2019 at 9:04 pm
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    I am here because of Choi Seunghyun. And I don't regret it.

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  • October 17, 2019 at 8:41 am
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    This is the good shit

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  • October 17, 2019 at 8:43 am
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    It's too bad kids today would think rapping like this is 'corny'
    Yeah? At least we can understand this.

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  • October 17, 2019 at 9:21 am
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    October 2019?

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  • October 17, 2019 at 2:31 pm
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    This the man that taught me how to use the dictionary. To find words that would wipe out all curses and bad words towards women. And in my writing career I haven't cursed for many of my writtens.

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  • October 17, 2019 at 8:37 pm
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    Rakim is a Muslim and I don’t think he knows about the verse of the Quran they added to this video.

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  • October 18, 2019 at 2:17 am
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    Legendary!!

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  • October 19, 2019 at 2:22 pm
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    Who got bars like this now a days? Who got that flow? Nobody

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  • October 19, 2019 at 6:53 pm
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    0:36 That was fucking unexpected. But you know what? I dig it. 😎

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  • October 19, 2019 at 6:55 pm
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    EricB was ahead of his time.

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  • October 20, 2019 at 2:53 am
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    Girl you know it's true… oh ooh oh, I want you….
    Oh wait… this ain't Milli Vanilli.

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  • October 20, 2019 at 9:53 am
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    this changed rap for ever

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  • October 20, 2019 at 10:43 pm
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    Hip Hop hitting your subconscious and conscious mind at the same time. Wow, this is truly jawdropping.

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  • October 21, 2019 at 11:38 pm
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    Quran with naked girl …. disrespectful

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  • October 22, 2019 at 1:38 pm
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    Still class.

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  • October 23, 2019 at 8:30 am
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    this is not the original version of this song. It's called the cold cut remix it was on the soundtrack to the movie Colors, I like the album version better

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  • October 24, 2019 at 2:18 pm
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    This is the lesson mumble rappers skipped!!

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  • October 24, 2019 at 7:24 pm
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    this song probably represents the full maturity of hip hop. you can take Paid and Full and divide history before and after.

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  • October 24, 2019 at 11:08 pm
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    remind of paid in full movie intro

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  • October 25, 2019 at 12:29 am
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    Does anyone know that sample beat at 0.37 secs???

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  • October 25, 2019 at 5:45 am
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    only here because of juice boy

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  • October 25, 2019 at 3:34 pm
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    THAT WAS THE JAM IN MY JEEP BACK IN THE DAY!!! 8TH AVE HARLEM! WILLY BURGERS 145ST!!!

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  • October 26, 2019 at 5:34 pm
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    The track that made Ofra Haza famous in the US!

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  • October 27, 2019 at 1:30 am
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    rakim is now on Blue Bloods as a detective .

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  • October 28, 2019 at 8:32 am
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    Imitated but never duplicated!

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  • October 28, 2019 at 2:15 pm
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    Oh man….back when rappers had talent. Not like the emo shit pumped out these days.

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  • October 29, 2019 at 1:02 am
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    The girl in the video whose name I cant remember played in the movie Roman J Israel.

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  • October 29, 2019 at 7:29 pm
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    THIS….. is where Scott Storch got the beat for "Candy Shop," from? Wow!!!

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  • October 31, 2019 at 11:52 am
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    Somebody knows the arabic song name?

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  • October 31, 2019 at 3:16 pm
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    i own that record !! 🙂

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  • November 2, 2019 at 6:58 am
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    oh the memories

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  • November 3, 2019 at 5:51 pm
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    Jala- 99 hahahahahaha

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  • November 4, 2019 at 8:37 pm
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    cold cut not paid enough

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  • November 7, 2019 at 3:13 am
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    I'm not asking who's taking this into 2020 – who's taking this into 3020? – Hit that like button

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  • November 7, 2019 at 3:34 pm
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    We need Old Skool, now. Fuk all this other crap coming out

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  • November 8, 2019 at 4:02 am
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    That lyric and that beat made everyone jump .

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  • November 8, 2019 at 4:24 pm
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    Классика спасибо напомнили мне мои 12-13 лет на кассетах ещё слушал… Сейчас мне 40 эмоции те же как и в те года…

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  • November 8, 2019 at 5:46 pm
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    Is this not a Milli Vanilli beat? Please someone clarify my doubt!!! xD

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  • November 8, 2019 at 11:14 pm
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    2019 still Ill

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  • November 9, 2019 at 12:31 am
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    Where's the Arabic chant coming from ? It's the only sample I can't find

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  • November 9, 2019 at 2:12 am
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    Still a dope ass cut!!!!

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  • November 9, 2019 at 4:51 pm
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    ughhh stop shpwing his under lip looks like a bum

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  • November 9, 2019 at 7:12 pm
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    The lyrics, the music, the struggle , the desire, the era, ah the world was a lot better back then.

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  • November 12, 2019 at 3:55 am
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    This song is a national treasure

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  • November 12, 2019 at 8:01 am
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    لماذا تم وضع أيات قرانية !!!؟؟ 0:36

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  • November 13, 2019 at 12:45 am
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    2019- nice…..still listening.

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  • November 13, 2019 at 2:17 am
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    I'm here because of Eric B released

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  • November 13, 2019 at 6:38 am
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    Its almost 2020 and this shit jus blows my mind.

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