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Old 07-10-2005, 06:30 PM   #1
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Hip hop metaphors [if you're bored]



i'm sure all of you hip hop fans know I Used To Love H.E.R. by Common, and how he used a woman as a metaphor for hip hop.

i just listened to Centaur by Buck 65, and it brought so much more depth to the track. I mean, at i first i heard it, and i thought this sucks. Then a friend told me, listen to it again, and think of the Centaur as hip hop

Slug did this by acting as if he dated a girl named Lucy Ford (Lucifer), and many of his tracks were 'love'/'hate' songs about her...

Sage Francis did this with Write, Rewrite, and Threewrite

Check these out if you're bored, and if you dig hip hop, otherwise, don't waste your time

here's a zip of these mp3's

http://s40.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=0...C1R5CVTDZCT64R



LYRICS

Buck 65 - Centaur
http://ohhla.com/anonymous/buck_65/v...entaur.b65.txt

Common - I Used To Love H.E.R.
http://ohhla.com/anonymous/common/re...ve_her.cms.txt

Atmosphere - **** You Lucy
http://ohhla.com/anonymous/atmos/god...cklucy.atm.txt

Atmosphere - Don't Ever ****ing Question That
http://ohhla.com/anonymous/atmos/luc...ntever.atm.txt

Sage Francis - Rewrite
http://ohhla.com/anonymous/sfrancis/...ewrite.sge.txt

Sage Francis - Threewrite
http://ohhla.com/anonymous/sfrancis/.../three.sge.txt
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Old 07-10-2005, 06:56 PM   #2
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Common - I Used To Love H.E.R. > all

awesome song.......metaphors are actively used by the best in hip hop.

if u watn more....check out Nas-I gave you power

amazing song
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Old 07-10-2005, 07:24 PM   #3
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nas is creative wrting at its best
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Old 07-12-2005, 03:34 AM   #4
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Wow, someone else likes Buck around here. Give it up for Canadian mc's
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