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    Artist: Nas
    Album: Hip Hop Is Dead
    Song: Where Are They Now?




    ("HIT MEH!!")

    [Sample of the late James Brown's "Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved" plays]

    [Nas]
    Redhead Kingpin, Tim Dog, have you seen 'em?
    Kwame, King Tee or King Sun
    Super Lover Cee, Casanova Rud
    Antoinette, Rob Base never showin up
    You see Black Sheep, Group Home, Busy Bee?
    Ask Ill and Al Skratch, +Where My Homiiies?+
    Leave it to y'all, these niggaz left for dead
    Last week my man swore he saw Special Ed
    Rap is like a ghost town, real mystic
    Like these folks never existed
    They the reason that rap became addictive
    Play they CD or wax and get lifted
    I recommend when your kid turn ten
    Let him hear Spice 1, made plenty noise
    Positive K, Father MC, the Skinny Boys
    Where are they now?

    (HEY!! Where are, where are they nooooooow, huuuhhhhhooohhhh HEY!)
    Where are they now?
    (HEY! Hit me! Where are they nooooooow?)
    ("HIT MEH!!")

    [Nas]
    See I remember them forever
    The original Spinderella
    Lakim Shabazz, 9 MM
    Fu-Schnickens, Buckshot, Finesse & Synquis
    .Who was a +Rappin' Duke?+ Da-ha!
    Silk Tymes Leather was cute
    Body & Soul was Dee from Pump It Up's group
    Oaktown 357, J.J. Fad too
    had pop hits and gold ropes
    Where my man Young MC and Tone Loc?
    Kris Kross, the BO$$, Divine Styler
    Def Jef of course let's break it down ta
    Mic Geronimo, Pharcyde and Coolio
    I heard Craig Mack back in the studio
    Have you seen these lost MC's?
    Funky Four Plus One, Force M.D.'s
    Miss Melody, I hope she packin' a bankroll
    As well as Educated Rapper, Ice and Kangol
    Shante, she from around my way yo
    EPMD, K-Solo, where are they now?


    (HEY!! Where are, where are they nooooooow, huuuhhhhhooohhhh HEY!)
    Where are they now?
    (HEY! Hit me! Where are they nooooooow?)
    ("HIT MEH!!")

    [Nas - Outro]
    QB...
    First off this ain't no diss record
    This for some of my homies that were misrepresented...
    Legends of the game, y'know?
    What up to Moe Dee the legend? Rest in peace Cowboy!
    Yeah, all the rappers...male, female, DJ's, e'rybody!
    Rest in peace Jam-Master Jay, the whole crew, word up...
    Juice Crew All-Stars, MC Shan, Tragedy, Craig G...
    Yeah nigga, yeah nigga...
    Shan whaddup baby?
    Where are they now?

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    Great song. Another updated version would be great. So many forgotten Mc's and producers from the past could be added


    Stripped of our language, walked around nameless Amongst the strangest, a heart full of anguish Taught life is dangerous

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