(Oh, what you, what are you saying?)

All you Trekkies and TV addicts
Don't mean to diss, don't mean to bring static
All you Klingons in the fucking house
Grab your backstreet friend and get loud
Blowin' doors off hinges
I'll grab you with the pinchers
And no, I didn't retire
I'll snatch you up with the needle-nose pliers

Like Mutual of Omaha
With the ill boat you've never seen before
Glidin' in the glades
And like Lorne Greene you know I get paid
Like Caprese and with the basil
Not goofy like Darren or Hazel
I'm a motherfuckin' "Nick At Nite"
With classics rerunning that you know all right
Now remain calm, no alarm, 'cause my farm ain't fat
So what's up with that?
I've got friends and family that I respect
When I think I'm too good they put me in check
So believe when I say I'm no better than you
Except when I rap so I guess it ain't true
Like that y'all and you just don't stop
Guaranteed to make your body rock

Check-ch-check-check-check-ch-check it out
What-wha-what-what-what's it all about?
Work-wa-work-work-work-wa-work it out
Let's turn this muthafucking party out

Said, Doc what's the condition?
I'm a man that's on a mission
Said, son, you'd better listen
Stuck in your ass is an electrician
Like a scientist
When I'm applying this
Method of controlling my mind
Like Einstein and the Rappin' Duke combined

Now, hey, baby bubba now what the deal?
I didn't know you go for that mass appeal
Some call it salugi, some hot potato
I stole your mic but you won't see it later
'Cause I work magic like a magician
I add up like a mathematician
I'm a bank cashier, engineer
I wear cotton and I don't wear sheer

Shazam and abracadabra
In the whip I'm gonna cruise past ya
Yo, money, don't chump yourself
Put that shit back on the shelf
Light rays blazin'
You're out of phase, and my crew's amazin'
We're working on the record yo, so just stay patient

Check-ch-check-check-check-ch-check it out
What-wha-what-what-what's it all about?
Work-wa-work-work-work-wa-work it out
Let's turn this muthafucking party out
Check-ch-check-check-check-ch-check it out
Check-check-check-check it out
Check-ch-check-check-check it out
Check-ch-check-check-check-check it out

Now, I go by the name of the King Adrock
I don't wear a cup nor a jock
I bring the shit that's beyond bizarre
Like Miss Piggy, who moi?
I am the one with the clientele
Who say, Adrock, you rock so well
I've got class like pink champale
MCA grab the mic before the mic goes stale

Don't test me, they can't arrest me
I'll fake right, cross-over and shoot lefty
You look upset, yo, calm down
You look like Cable Guy dunked off of your crown
I flow like smoke out a chimney
You never been me
You want to rap but what you're making ain't hip-hop, B

Now, get your clothes right out the dryer
Put Armor-All up on your tire
Sport that fresh attire
Tonight we goin' out set the town on fire
Set the town ablaze, gonna stun and amaze
Ready to throw a craze
Make your granny shake her head and say "Those were the days"

Now, check-ch-check-check-check-ch-check it out
What-wha-what-what-what's it all about?
Work-wa-work-work-work-wa-work it out
Let's turn this muthafucking party out

Lyrics submitted by AllStarMe

Ch-Check It Out Lyrics as written by Adam Nathaniel Yauch Adam Horovitz

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  • +1
    General Commentwow, the new song from their long awaited album. *tear* lovin the old school song and vid. beastie boys show all those 'rappers' out there how hip-hop is really done.
    green_monkeyon May 06, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentamen.....i love their videos too theyre so classic....
    DrLoveon May 10, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYES! I can't wait until the album comes out.
    maggotbrainon May 22, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI agree. They have talent that a lot of other hip-hop artists don't have. ;D
    so_0ver_iton May 28, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis track is absolutely hot.
    maggotbrainon June 07, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentfirst of all- i don't know how to breakdance. i heard this song, pulled over my car, and started breakdancing. then i went to greenpoint ave and drank a 40 on a stoop and knocked over some garbage cans. then me and my buddy played handball and drank another 40. then we bought pizza from a guy named vincenzo. then we drank another 40 on the corner of graham ave and metropolitan. the beastie boys rock hard. and they have an obsession with aviator glasses, moustaches and 70s hair wigs. awesome
    LoganNYCon June 07, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWell, if you think the Beastie Boys have talent that a lot of other hip hop artists don't, you should see the music video to Jay-z's 99 problems. The song and the music video, everything, is pretty much done in the Beastie Boys style. I happen to like Jay-z better than the Beastie Boys, for songs any way. But no one, and I mean absolutely no one will ever make better music video than the Beastie Boys.
    comfogon June 11, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentA job well done by the Beastie Boys, they've still got it!
    Missykiwizon June 12, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentnah, the beasties are great no matter what.
    maggotbrainon June 14, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentkellyness, maybe you didn't read all of the lyrics. You can tell it's about how they know what's true hip-hop and how it's not none of that "guns, money, hoes" shit. To back up my comment, read the following......

    "you never been me, you wanna rap but what you’re making ain’t hip hop b"

    Clearly, this line is about them telling all those rappers out there that they can never be as great as the beastie boys. There are plenty more points I could make, but I have to make some food....lol
    HybridSoldieron June 15, 2004   Link

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