"Rhythm" as written by and Michael Gaffey Francesco Bontempi....
Rhythm x3

But you can't beat the beat x3

First stupid sucker never done shit for me
Get in the car and I'ma drive till I'm outta gas
Slow or fast, can't put me down no more
I'm a motherfucking creature of the wind
You can't touch me, you can't touch this
Kiss my wing, kiss my knuckle, never!
Scoop up chicks at the shows and take 'em home
and blow money to spend
Dream the impossible dreams
Bloodstreams seems as bulimic to throw up
Throw up and flow up, flow up
Smoking in the bathroom getting kicked outta school
Car like a trap of your scurvy little vermin
I'm a family walking through the district of Garments, Downtown Los Angeles, the gates of heaven

All the people, they just wanna have fun
Stupid suckers are just so fucking temporary
Me and my crew, we're walking down the street
But you can't beat the beat, the beat x3

You put the tape in and turn the music up
You roll down the window, stick yo' finger up
When I was a kid, never had any friends
When I was one, started making some money
Pen and paper, two per a chillin
In my diapers reeking days old
Never too cool to take a request
Mom it's all right!
Take your shit off my chest!
Music started in '74, Standed too close but
I'm worlds away
Touch the mic, it'll burn your fingers
Bottom down, instead it lingers
Old and rusty is still brand new
Always coming through with the shapes and the crew
Girls they just wanna have fun with someone and find a man to support their kids

People just wanna have fun
All you suckers are so fucking temporary
Me and my crew walking down the street
You can't beat the beat, the beat x3

The beat x22

Oh how I hate that stupid look in your eyes
like you already know but you pretend to be surprised
The way you go on, I don't know where to start
The only sound that I hear is the beating of my heart
But it keeps me going I love the way she does me
I'm a waiting child to be the man on the mic
Day outta nowhere, I'll fade away
They try to understand me but they don't care
Put up your ones, people say practise makes perfect not worth it now
Throw a bottle on the ground to make it sound a world renowned

Rhythm to the rhythmless uhumm
Shame to the shameless uhumm
Money to the moneyless uhumm
and names to the nameless uhumm

People, they just wanna have fun
But all you suckers are so fucking temporary
Me and my crew walking down the street
But you can't beat the beat, the beat x3

Beat x over 30 times


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    General Commentyes!! I love this song and this is the only place I can find lyrics. the RHYTHM is amazing! haha. Can't beat the beat. some of these lyrics are off though. just had to point that out.
    losthnon February 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentMy attempt at the lyrics (I'm sure they're not right but hopefully better)

    First stupid sucker never done shit for me
    Get in the car and I'ma drive till I'm outta gas
    Slow or fast, can't put me down no more
    I'm a mother fucking creature of the wind
    You can't touch me, you can't touch this
    Kiss my wing, kiss my knuckle, never
    Scoop up chicks at the shows and take 'em home
    And blow money to spend
    Dream the impossible dream
    Bloodstreams seems as bulimic to throw up
    Throw up and flow up, flow up
    Smoking in the bathroom getting kicked outta school
    Car like a trap of your scurvy little vermin
    I'm a family walking through the district of Garments, Downtown Los Angeles, the gates of heaven

    All the people, they just wanna have fun
    Stupid suckers are just so fucking temporary
    Me and my crew, we're walking down the street
    But you can't beat the beat, the beat

    You put the tape in and turn the music up
    You roll down the window, stick yo' finger up
    When I was a kid, never had any friends
    When I was one, start making some money
    Pen and paper, two pair a chillin
    In my diapers reeking days old
    Never too cool to take a request
    Mom it's all right!
    Take your shit off my chest!
    Music started in '74, Standed too close but
    I'm world’s away
    Touch the mic, it'll burn your fingers
    Bottom down, instead it lingers
    Old and rusty is still brand new
    Always coming through with the shapes and the crew
    Girls they just wanna have fun with someone and find a man to support their kids

    People just wanna have fun
    All you suckers are so fucking temporary
    Me and my crew walking down the street
    You can't beat the beat, the beat x3

    Oh how I hate that stupid look in your eyes
    like you already know but you pretend to be surprised
    The way you go on, I don't know where to start
    The only sound that I hear is the beating of my heart
    But it keeps me going I love the way she does me
    I'm a waiting child to be the man on the mic
    Day outta nowhere, I'll fade away
    They try to understand me but they don't care
    Put up your ones, people say practice makes perfect not worth it now
    Throw a bottle on the ground to make it sound a world renowned

    Rhythm to the rhytm is uhumm
    Shame to the shame is uhumm
    Money to the money is uhumm
    and names to the name is uhumm

    People, they just wanna have fun
    But all you suckers are so fucking temporary
    Me and my crew walking down the street
    But you can't beat the beat, the beat x3
    losthnon February 12, 2008   Link
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    General Commentawol is the shit, hes one of the undergrounds secrets
    dirtymickon February 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThank you losthn!

    I was sure I had loads of stupid mistakes in there when I first posted this and I'm sure there still are. And I'm sorry to boast about this, but given that I'm not a native speaker, I think I did pretty good at least IMO.

    Nonetheless, help is much appreciated to get these lyrics as perfect as possible. So if you got the time and energy, give us your ten cents.
    trvlon February 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOne of the few rap songs I like. I think the end is:

    Rhythm to the rhythm-less
    Shame to the shameless
    Money to the moneyless
    and names to the nameless

    That sounds better to me.
    forgottentimeson June 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOne of the few rap songs I like. I think the end is:

    Rhythm to the rhythm-less
    Shame to the shameless
    Money to the moneyless
    and names to the nameless

    That sounds better to me.
    forgottentimeson June 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentSorry for the double post. But as a second thought the uhuuh at the ends are still there.
    forgottentimeson June 29, 2008   Link

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