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who did this song

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by krs702, Jun 14, 2003.

  1. krs702

    krs702 Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 6, 2000 Messages: 1,212 Likes Received: 0
    starts out "the revolution will be televised.."
    thats about all i remember
    its buggin' so inform
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    are you sure it isnt 'the revolution will NOT be televised' ?

    im guessing its not gil-scott.
    try common.
  3. eseLokE1uno

    eseLokE1uno Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 1,280 Likes Received: 0
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    that was gonna be my response to the Boulder Cops Suck thread

    CRAMPS Senior Member

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    its gill scott heron

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  7. krs702

    krs702 Senior Member

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    no its not gil scott heron.. i know who he is
    its a current song, i heard it on the background of that makingtheband2
  8. krs702

    krs702 Senior Member

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    common-the 6th sense
    and there is a not, oops
  9. Æ°

    Æ° Senior Member

    Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 1,974 Likes Received: 6
    The revolution will not be televised
    The revolution is here
    Yeah, it's Common Sense, with DJ Premier
    We gonna help y'all see clear
    It's real hip-hop music, from the soul, y'all
    Yeah, check it, yo

    The perseverence of a rebel I drop heavier levels
    It's unseen or heard, a king with words
    Can't knock the hustle, but I've seen street dreams deferred
    Dark spots in my mind where the scene occured
    Some say I'm too deep, I'm in too deep to sleep
    Through me, Muhammed will forever speak
    Greet brothers with handshakes in ghetto landscapes
    Where a man is determined by how much a man make
    Cop Cognacs and spit old raps with young cats
    with cigarettes in their ear, niggerish they appear
    Under the Fubu is a guru, that's untapped
    Want to be in the rap race but ain't ran one lap
    Ran so far from the streets that you can't come back
    You tripping with nowhere to unpack, forgot that

    Chorus: (Scratched by DJ Premier with variations):

    "This is rap for real, something you feel"
    "And you know, yes you know"
    "Rap for the black people"
    "Heeeeyyyy, heeeeeyyyy"

    In front of two-inch glass and Arabs I order fries
    Inspiration when I write, I see my daughter's eyes
    I'm the truth, across the table from corporate lies
    Immortilized by the realness I bring to it
    If revolution had a movie I'd be theme music
    My music, you either fight, fuck, or dream to it
    My life is one big rhyme, I try to scheme through it
    Through my shell, never knew what the divine would bring to it
    I'd be lying if I said I didn't want millions
    More than money saved, I wanna save children
    Dealing with alcoholism and afrocentricity
    A complex man drawn off of simplicity
    Reality is frisking me
    This industry will make you lose intensity
    The Common Sense in me remembers the basement
    I'm Morpheus in this hip-hop Matrix, exposing fake shit


    Somedays I take the L to gel with the real world
    Got on at 87th, stopped by this little girl
    She recited raps, I forgot where they was from
    In 'em, she was saying how she made brothers cum
    I start thinking, how many souls hip-hop has affected
    How many dead folks this art resurrected
    How many nations this culture connected
    Who am I to judge one's perspective?
    Though some of that shit y'all pop true it, I ain't relating
    If I don't like it, I don't like it, that don't mean that I'm hating
    I just want to innovate and stimulate minds
    Travel the world and penetrate the times
    Escape through rhythms in search of peace and wisdom
    Raps are smoke signals letting the streets know I'm with 'em
    For now I appreciate this moment in time
    Ball players and actors be knowing my rhymes, it's like
  10. Scrabble

    Scrabble Member

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