"Mr. Raven" as written by Jesse Lacey, Andrew R. Nielsen and Damondrick Jack....
We got EAP in the house tonight, Edgar Allan Poe.
America's favorite anti-transcendentalist.
We're taking this back, way back, nineteenth century style.

Who's that (who's that) rapping?
Who's that rapping at my chamber door?
Mr. (mister) Raven!
All up in my grill like, "Nevermore."

Kick it! Once upon a midnight dreary, while I kicked it weak and weary,
Dark and cold just like Lake Eerie, Brand New sample, someone clear me.
While I nodded nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping.
Up like, "What?", this thunder clapping in my brain like graphic Halflings.
Staffing me, I put down Milton. Cell phone mute like Paris Hilton.
Open window, halfway built-in. Times a changing like Bob Dylan.
Twenty-pound bird black as could be, cold feet cold eyes aimed straight at me.
Grim face, grim stare, death carnivore, quote that raven "Nevermore."


I miss Lenore, my Annabel Lee, taken by angels from me.
Alone with books (hey that's me!), harbinger of death visiting me.
I said, "Can I help you, evil prophet? If you got a problem, look, I'll solve it."
He checked my hook, DJ revolved it, perched on Pallas, chalice dropped it.
"Tell me sir, please, if you can. Am I good or evil man?
What can I say, what can I do, when will I be rid of you?"
"Nevermore," quote he at me, hating on this fresh MC,
Satanic raven, Niche glee, killing me softly like the Fugees.
Now I feel worse, my verse is terse, joy inverse just like Fred Durst.
Call a nurse, disperse my thirst put this process in reverse.
Wish I'd had some warning first, MC Lars, '88 hearse.
Now I'll never be Slug or Murs, under that black raven's curse.
The ravens eyes still have the seeming of a demon that is dreaming,
Lamplight over him still streaming, hear my screaming, hear me screaming!
My soul still floats there on that floor and shall be lifted nevermore.
Afflicted calm, like Michael Moore, canonized piece, US folklore.


Who's house? Raven's house!

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"Mr. Raven" as written by Damondrick Jack Andrew R. Nielsen

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commentand just when you thought it was impossible to take the beat from a brand new song (Okay, i beleive you but your tommy gun dont) and create a song about Edgar Allan Poe with it.
    theMONDAYSon December 22, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is awesome, i call it modern day poetry...it rocks!
    Amélie_23on April 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentLMFAO reminds me of 8th grade English
    why is he MC so amazing!
    i keep downloading and they just keep getting better!
    shejustwantstorockon April 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentEdgar Allan Poe = Genius

    MC Lars writes a song/rap on his most famous piece

    => MC Lars = Genius
    daughterofdarknesson July 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwow
    so fucking clever

    i love it
    harlequinxgirlon November 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentGreat Brand New sample
    Atfehon April 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYou should try the original.
    brand new - okay i believe you, but my tommy gun don't
    Atfehon April 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAmazing way of mixing EAP rhymes with modern content. MC Lars is a genius!
    nckkllyon April 30, 2014   Link

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