Back In The Place (Brooklyn Bounce)

[ Mos Def ] I know the Brooklyn crews like to do it I know the Uptown crews like to do it Yo, still the Boogie Down crews like to do it The big U gotta step up... [ VERSE 1: Ces ] It's the Brakalak bounce no doubt Critical Mass be in the lab makin the bass push out Perimeters and borders, come and test the waters I'm regal, plus I 'speak no evil' like Wayne Shorter Loud and clear to make the hometown cheer I freak it for my peers and those with ears to hear Style bring style from around the aisle Nice with the verse so I keeps the fat purse Baby, baby, baby, baby Sometimes I get these ill energy spurts I put em inside my lines and I make the shit work Cause I got it like that, okay black? Flexin on my stack, son, get off the crack Your crew get stalled if they ain't on the ball With the 1-1-2, yes yes y'all A-yes yes y'all and you don't stop A-yes yes y'all and you don't stop A-yes yes y'all and you don't stop I said you do it, do it, do it [ VERSE 2: Mos Def ] Now I'ma take it right back to the place Crazy snare claps with the humming bass I keep a steady pace cause nowaday heads be hyper Be actin all wild like they name was Rowdy Piper Turn it off, man, cause it straight up earsore Your style ain't really raw, so why you yellin? Just another case of infinite rage It only makes me more determined to come correct So hell yeah, come and swing the vibe over here And Mr. Mos rock you all out the atmosphere Get on the illset agenda of the paragraph blender The steel pencil blender of the hard and tender Remember, back in the day you gave me no play But that's okay, I'm maintainin anyway And just bangin out cuts, bangin out cuts Servin up the stew to make your nana wanna cuss Comin out the deck with the grand royal flush Ain't in a rush, there's no need to fuss I keep my flow slow like a 26 bus And leave a chump crushed when I excercise the vocal thrust So (shush) from dust to dawn shit'll be on Me and my pad and pen have seen nuff early morn I work to seperate the grain from the chaff Treadin on a narrow path by many told don't last But I keep on and, I keep on and I said the show ain't done, so where you goin? I let the war and peace wind blow and And when the ( ? ) vibrates you will know when And us brothers need to learn to ( ? ) Ah-keep on and, ah-keep on and Ah-keep on and Son, you you better do it, do it, do it Come on Do it I said you do it, do it, do it Do it I said you do it, do it, do it Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (East New York) Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (Come on) [ VERSE 3: DCQ ] I can't deal with others, so I stick to myself Word is bond, I can't trust nobody else Cause it's a lotta devils and a lot that's been mislead And I'm about to wake you with a smack to the head So go ahead and take me for a joke if you want Got the side, middle, back, front sewn (So leave the nonsense home Before you end up leavin with a swollen dome It's Mister M-o-s D-- on the microphone And the ( ? ) yo, check the vocal tone) I'm rockin shit for the young and old Rollin down, creepin down hard and slow So chumps best advise to act like they know I'm gettin mad heated and I just might blow (Yo chill baby, chill, just slow your roll It's time to be a man and excercise control) True, so I'ma just relax Despite the fact that punks deserve a smack It's the 21st, it's like this, it's like that Nowadays shit be like mind over gat If you're havin problems, just step to it Don't talk about solvin matters, come on now... Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (Come on) Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (And out in Philly) Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (In Atlanta) Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (In DC) Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (In Virginia) Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (In Carolina) Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (And out west) Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (In Miami) Do it I said you do it, do it, do it (Puerto Rico)