Motherfucker! You don't know shit, do you?
You wouldn't know shit if it whip kicked you
In your ugly bitch-ass face
You ain't even begun to experience drama, motherfucker
Your mamma
Your motherfucking big fat chicken face ass mamma
Don't even know about this drama, motherfucker!

Oh my god! Look at that turn it up please
Poor Nancy Kerrigan's sweet little knees
Somebody took a black thing and went thump
That's terrible! We heard about it for months
What about that one nobody guy that they found?
Dead in the grass with his dick in his ass
Plus there was more but you won't recall
Because Michael noskcaJ squeezed up on some little kid's balls
What you consider drama
Ain't all that, it's just that you're wack
We can intergalactic satellite data compress (yes)
But we can't feed the homeless (oh)
And then OJ's wack story unfolded
Everybody watched that while Oklahoma exploded
Nine hundred good reasons why this world really don't care
That's what it costs for a wheelchair!

(What do you know about terrible?)
What you know 'bout terrible?
(What do you think is so bad?) Terrible!
You don't know what's terrible!
(What do you know about terrible?) Terrible!
What you know 'bout terrible?
(What do you think is so bad?) Terrible!
You don't know what's terrible!

Is she so terrible you gotta beat her, you bitch ass wack motherfucker?!

Lordy-lordy we got a protest that (what?)
Some rock and roll ninja bit the head off a rat
Let's march in his concert and chant him to hell
'Cause he's so fucking terrible
Meanwhile his records sales double and triple
'Cause of you writin' about him rubbing his nipple
Religious? Shit, you helped them bands
Instead of helpin' them poor people eatin' out of them garbage cans
When you done with that, bitch, come protest me
Shit, motherfucker I could use some money
The whole world was crying when Kurt went co-bang!
When Eazy-E died though, it wasn't no thang (nope)
Rapper dies of AIDS but you hardly mention
Rocker blows his face off and becomes a legend
Heroin and a shotgun, a hero was made
Maybe I should do that shit so J can get paid

(What do you know about terrible?)
What you know 'bout terrible?
(What do you think is so bad?) Terrible!
You don't know what's terrible!
(What do you know about terrible?) Terrible!
What you know 'bout terrible?
(What do you think is so bad?) Terrible!
You don't know what's terrible!

Are your kids so terrible you gotta beat on them too, you drunk motherfucker?

(Rebel flag) In your schools
(Rebel flag) In your parks
(Rebel flag) In your courtrooms
(Rebel flag) In your hearts
(Rebel flag) Stood for slavery
(Rebel flag) Stood for war
(Rebel flag) Stood for hatred
But you just go ahead and hang your flag up some more!
Don't worry about my goddamn flag, boy
What's terrible is you damn rappers cursin'!

The country we live in was built by slaves
Beat on and murdered and stuffed in their graves
You put a slave owner on the one dollar bill
And you wanna know why I kill people?
Bombs are blowing up, cops are corrupt
And all you care about is who the president fucked?
You don't know terrible, you will
As soon as our wagons come over the hill!

(What do you know about terrible?) Ha ha ha!
What you know 'bout terrible?
(What do you think is so bad?) Ha ha ha! Terrible!
You don't know what's terrible!
(What do you know about terrible?) Ha ha ha! Terrible!
What you know 'bout terrible?
(What do you think is so bad?) Ha ha ha! Terrible!
You don't know what's terrible!

You don't even know what the fuck is in store for that bitch ass of yours!
Let me get a look at that bitch ass of yours! There it is!
It looks like a bitch's ass, you bitch ass mother fucker!

(What do you know about terrible?) Terrible!
What you know 'bout terrible?
(What do you think is so bad?) Terrible!
You don't know what's terrible!
(What do you know about terrible?) Terrible!
What you know 'bout terrible?
(What do you think is so bad?) Terrible!
You don't know what's terrible!
(What do you know about terrible?) Terrible!
What you know 'bout terrible?
(What do you think is so bad?) Terrible!
You don't know what's terrible!
(What do you know about terrible?) Terrible!
What you know 'bout terrible?
(What do you think is so bad?) Terrible!
You don't know what's terrible!


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Terrible Lyrics as written by Mike E. Clark Joseph Bruce

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    ITs about how the media over-exagurates everything.

    EminemsWorstEnemyon May 03, 2003   Link
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    i just watched the video never knew it meant all of this

    Sharpie22785on June 18, 2003   Link
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    ICP has a way of putting a new light on every thing

    Lilrebelladyon September 29, 2004   Link
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    I think this is my favorite ICP song, it has a great message. I don't think it's all about the media's portrayal of events though. Mostly how people go nuts over one thing, while ignoring a real problem such as racists, bigots, homelessness, ect.

    kmk_natashaon December 26, 2004   Link
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    I think this is the most insightful ICP song.

    "La di da we gotta protest that Some rock and roll ninja bit the head off a rat Let\'s march in his concert and chant \'em to hell Cause he\'s so fuckin TERRIBLE! Meanwhile his record sales double and triple Cause of YOU worrying bout him rubbin his nipple Religious? Shit, you helped them bands Instead of helpin them poor people eatin outta them garbage cans"

    It's true. The more those moronic Christian radicals protest the "immoral" behavior of rockstars, the more money they make. Remember when Marilyn Manson released "Antichrist Superstar?" Enough said.

    "You put a slave owner on a 1 dollar bill And you wanna know why I kill people!!!!"

    With how much we idolize such people as George Washington, we tend to forget they were all slave owners. Not to mention sexist, and they decimated the Native American population...Pioneers of freedom indeed. With all the seriousness, they still squeeze a funny line into this song:

    "Let me get a look at that bitch ass of yours There it is, it looks like a bitches ass you bitch ass muthafucka!!!!"

    ^-^ Ha ha.

    freakishfaeon December 06, 2005   Link
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    ...He talks about Kurt Cobain...man I was a huge ICP fan but they sound like stupid ass idiots when they talk about how everybofy was upset when Kurt died and they didn't really cared when eazy-e died. Kurt changed the music for life. He was a hero...Eazy-E was just another low life rapper who rapped about sex and drugs...look at his music and look at Nirvanas...I don't even know that much about Eazy-E(and don't really care)but...damn this makes me wonder about ICP...I know im probley gonna catch shit for this but hey bring it on...R.I.P KURT COBAIN 67-94

    ~Rock On~ xCameronx FTW

    KurtCobains_Angelon December 23, 2005   Link
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    Kurt changed the hair metal era to grunge, which is pretty much gone now too. Sure he had a big impact at the time, but so did Eazy-E.

    Eazy-E helped introduce rap, especially gansta rap, which is still around. In fact Dr. Dre and Ice Cube, who were also in NWA are still quite sucessful.

    I like both, but I'll take Eazy-E over Nirvana on most days.

    kmk_natashaon January 02, 2006   Link
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    Straight up, phukk Nirvana I hate that phukkin band. The shit sounds all the same, vocals suck too. But anyway, this song is my favorite of all time no question, ICP put it down on this track.

    Muddy McAbreon July 03, 2006   Link
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    I think 'freakishfae' explained this song pretty well, but he forgot one thing.

    "Oh my God look at that, turn it up please Poor Nancy Kerrigan\'s sweet little knees Somebody took a black thing and went thump Thats terrible he heard about it for months What about that one nobody guy that they found? Dead in the grass With his dick in his ass."

    America stops on a dime whenever some pretty white girl dies, but when some random dude gets whacked, only about a handfull of people remotely care. Hell, sometimes the family cares more about the dead chick on the news then thier murdered uncle. ICP hit about every good point with this song. Anyone who thinks ICP isn't out to spread a message should listen to this and be kicked in the head.

    Therdakon April 26, 2007   Link
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    fck the fcking fck outa kurt kobain and nirvana,,,never heard him sumed up so well untill i heard this song, heroin and shotgun was all that stupid fck had going for him...R.I.P. Easy-E woot wot jugalos mcl

    kickjazzon October 03, 2007   Link

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