Artist: The Roots Album: In Tha Beginning...There Was Rap Song: The Show Typed by: firstname.lastname@example.org Intro: Ladies and gentlemen The greatest stage show you've ever witnessed Appearing live, from out the 2-1-5, The Roots crew Verse 1: Big respect to the Get fresh, yes Have you ever seen a show and fellas on the mic make one minute rhymes that don't come out right (They bite) Aiyo, they never write (That's not polite) Word up, am I lyin? (Nah, you're quite right) Well tonight on this very mic you're about to hear We swear, the illest star rappers of the year So so, cheerio, yell, scream "Bravo" Also, if you didn't know it's The Roots Show Verse 2: Yo Rahzel (Wassup?), put your Wallies on (Yo 'Riq, I was about to but I need a shoehorn) Why's that? (Cos these shoes always hurt my corn) Six minutes, six minutes, six minutes Roots crew, you're on Uh uh on, uh uh on, uh uh-uh uh-uh uh uh on Uh uh on, uh uh on, uh uh-uh uh-uh uh uh on Here we go, (here we go), come on, (come on) Here we go, (here we go), come on, (come on) (Yo 'Riq, where's Malik?) Aiyo, the brother is late Told him the time, oh, I forgot the date (Man, you did it again) Oh no! (Here we go), come on (Here we go), come on (Here we go, did we miss the show?) No, no no nono, no we didn't, w-w-w-word No nono nono nono, no we didn't, w-w-w-word No we didn't, (Well don't get us wrong) Excuse but um, excuse but umm, excuse Roots crew you're on Uh uh on.... Verse 3: Well it, started on Osage Avenue When we came up with the squad that's called The Roots crew It was me, Qwest Kemal, Hubbard and my man Malik- B, and Rahzel from the NYC Who used ta, scratch and sing, make sounds and things For example, check out this telephone ring *telephone ring* (Hello? Hello? Can I speak to Rahzel? (No, he's not in right now) Well anyway, no more delay Just peep out the ill my man display But'cha gotta be (fresh), Rahzel'll rock (fresh) like D-O-U-G-I-E (fresh) And I'm known for the....... and not for the........ Rahzel the Godfather, the entertainer No other title could fit me plainer In the past generation, I am the remainder And I'm also known as the beatbox trainer Cashin cheques, makin sound effects After I finish rockin, Black Thought is up next Well here's a lil' sometin that needs to be heard Rah, I was headin Uptown, (Word 'Riq), word (Chillin) and all alone, no one to be with Hopped up on the train headed for 2-5th and saw this pretty girl (what?), so I sat beside her Then she went (*roar*) like she was Tony the Tiger I said "Oh no, there's been a mistake Love, my name is Black Thought, not Frostie Flakes" (Oh, golly wally) Well, she was raisin hell She said "Aah, my name is Maggie but call me Michelle" *something in reverse* Check it out, Roots crew and yeah, we rock the house, y'nahI'msayin? And when I'm on the mic, there won't be no delayin So bust a move, we show and prove Yo Rahzel, do that record Jam on the Groove Outro: As you can see, most definitely The Roots are.... Come up Rahzel, come up Illa Del Come up ?UESTLOVE, and then come on up Hub Come up Malik B, and then behind him D Come up Dice Raw, the 5th Dynasty and Black Thought sendin out a shout to the Get Fresh Crew and Doug E.