Verses from The Abstract Lyrics

by A Tribe Called Quest

<d&[ Lyrics from: ]#105;v>Q-tip:<br />I had a dream about my man last night<br />And my man came by the studio<br />And his name is...<br />Busta rhymes in effect, shaheed is in effect<br />Phife did-awg is in effect<br />Check it out and give me my &amp;rsquo;spect<br /><br />I&amp;rsquo;m movin, yes I&amp;rsquo;m groovin cuz my mouth is on the motor<br />Use the coast in the mornin to avoid the funky odor<br />Can&amp;rsquo;t help bein funky, I&amp;rsquo;m the funky abstract brotha<br />Funky in a sense, but I play the undacova<br />Once had a fettish, fettish for some booty<br />Now I&amp;rsquo;m gettin funky and my rappin, that&amp;rsquo;s my duty<br />Brothas tend to jock on the style in particular<br />If you got the ego like some brothas, then I&amp;rsquo;ll get with ya<br />But if I don&amp;rsquo;t pursue, then I just don&amp;rsquo;t give a (fuck)<br />My motto in the 90&amp;rsquo;s is be happy makin bucks<br />Girls love the jim, cuz it causes crazy friction<br />When it goes up in and fluctuates the diction<br />I still understand the (uh!) cuz that&amp;rsquo;s what I met her for<br />I&amp;rsquo;m hooked on the swings, so just call me the music whore<br />Women love the voice, brothas dig the lyrics<br />Quest the people&amp;rsquo;s choice, we thrive it for the spirit<br />If you can&amp;rsquo;t hear it, then get the wax utensils<br />Write my rhymes straight up, don&amp;rsquo;t get with no fancy stensils<br />The rhymes we get is sweet, we stay away from tart<br />Our perfection is at work, perkin up the art<br />If you want to battle, I suggest you check your clock<br />Your demise is comin up and I want your man to watch<br />Be the prime example, I deep instilled the sample<br />Insignificance, here I&amp;rsquo;ll place you on the mantle<br />Born up in harlem, reside down in jamaica<br />The girl I used to rock, her moms was a claker<br />Now what does that make her? the evil money taker? <br />The crazy move faker, I used that to break her<br /><br />(vinia mojica singing in the background)<br />Phife is in the house, uncle mike is in the house<br />Bob power is in the house, tim latham is in the house<br />Wise men is in the house, brand nubs is in the house<br />The j beez, they in the house and de la, they in the house<br /><br />I must regroup my thoughts and kick the next ones for my people<br />Please don&amp;rsquo;t be deceived by ugly slice of evil<br />The world is kinda cold and the rhythm is my blanket<br />Wrap yourself up in it, if you love it, then you&amp;rsquo;ll thank it<br />Don&amp;rsquo;t move to rebuttal, wave your hand for action<br />The ladies of the &amp;rsquo;90&amp;rsquo;s want more than satisfaction<br />They want keys and gs, and all those illy things<br />If you want to, I&amp;rsquo;ll show you, just what the ab can bring<br />I keep a tight net with my brothas ken and kenny<br />If the question is of rhymes, then I&amp;rsquo;ll tell ya, I got plenty<br />The thing that men and women need to do is stick together<br />Progressions can&amp;rsquo;t be made if we&amp;rsquo;re separate forever<br />I hooked this funky beat with the loop and the feature<br />With the funky singin by miss vinia mojica<br />So listen because the quest is led through the underground<br />My people been up on quest to long, no more will we be down<br />People tend to riff cuz they don&amp;rsquo;t know the mental<br />People tend to bug cuz their beats are hard but gentle<br />Afro kinda lurks through the body of this youngun&amp;rsquo;<br />Play like bobby byrd on your back and your comin to<br />The house of the jazz, of the funk, of the rhythm<br />All the goods are welcome, but if you&amp;rsquo;re a villain<br />I&amp;rsquo;ll just wait and debate, contemplate your arrival<br />If flexin is your motive, then you don&amp;rsquo;t like survival<br />The abstract is speakin, the hard beats is reachin<br />The black and puerto ricans<br />Cuz their butt naked, streakin through the ever murky streets<br />Of the urbanized areas<br />Blastin out the speakers is the hip hop hysteria<br /><br />Craig is in the house, pete rock is in the house<br />Cl is in the house, ultra mag is in the house<br />Nice and smooth is in the house, big daddy kane is in the house<br />Beatnuts is in the house, special ed is in the house<br /><br />Yeah(7x)<br />This one goes out to my man<br />Thanks alot ron carter on the bass<br />Yes my man ron carter is on the bass<br />Now check it out<br />Born into the 91 decade<br />You gotta say the quest is on<br />And goddamn it, yes the quest is on<br />And we out!<br />

A Tribe Called Quest

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