This beat is my recital
I think it's very vital
To rock a rhyme
That's right on time
It's tricky tricky yo here we go
It's tricky to rock a rhyme
To rock a rhyme that's right on time
It's tricky tricky tricky tricky tricky tricky
I met this little girlie, her hair was kind of curly
Went to her house to bust her out, I had to leave real early
These girls are really sleazy, all they just say is please me
Or spend some time and rock a rhyme, I said it's not that easy
It's tricky to rock a rhyme
To rock a rhyme that's right on time
It's tricky tricky tricky tricky tricky tricky
In New York the people talk and try to make us rhyme
They really hawk, but we just walk, because we have no time
And in the city it's a pity, 'cause we just can't hide
Tinted windows don't mean nothing, they know who's inside
It's tricky to rock a rhyme
To rock a rhyme that's right on time
It's tricky tricky tricky tricky tricky tricky
When I wake up people take up mostly all of my time
I'm not singing, phone keep ringing so I make up a rhyme
I'm not bragging, people nagging, 'cause they think I'm a star
Always tearing what I'm wearing, I think they're going too far
A girl named Tara follows Jared every gig we play
Evil dissed her and dismissed her, now she's jocking Spanky
I ain't lying, girls be cring, 'cause we're on TV
They even bother my poor father, 'cause he's down with me
It's tricky to rock a rhyme
To rock a rhyme that's right on time
It's tricky tricky tricky tricky tricky tricky
We are not dumb, we don't use drugs, but you assume on your own
They offer coke and lots of dope, but we just leave it alone
It's like that y'all, but we don't quit
You keep on, rock shot, 'cause this is it


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    General CommentRun DMC is trying to show how difficult it is to rap, especially freestyle, even though they make it look easy. They're saying their fans think it's effortless for them to just "rock a rhyme" whenever, even though they put a lot of work into what they do.
    nemton August 19, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti dont know what this song means but i think its hot haha i love it and its funny when that guys dancin in road trip yayayaya thats wat i think
    star_9on May 31, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbest line EVER: tinted windows dont mean nothin, they know who's inside. i mean really, run dmc is one of the only good rap groups ever. genius man, pure genius.
    teen_spiriton March 06, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThese are the lyrics for the Bloodhound Gang version.
    scrub0on March 31, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti would have to agree that run dmc are the best rap groups everbut the beastie boys are pretty good 2
    arsejesuson April 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti would have to agree that run dmc are the best rap groups everbut the beastie boys are pretty good 2
    arsejesuson April 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is just Run DMC bragging about how good they are
    thereisnoiinteamon December 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcomparing the Beastie Boys to Run DMC is like comparing Limp Bizkit to the Beatles
    Boo Urnson April 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSong of the Gods
    rammstein4lyfon April 09, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like limp bizkit better than the beatles.
    Levitator89on June 04, 2005   Link

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