Yeah.. uh-huh.. underground, never stop y'all Underground, K.P. y'all c'mon!
[Chorus: April S. Williams] Ain't no stoppin what we done Don't give up this fight is won There's no way they can hold us down Cause with power and strength we gonna take it now Take that stand realize the truth Knowledge intellect bringin minds anew There's no way they can hold us down Cause with power and strength we gonna save you now
[KRS-One over Chorus] Uh-huh Yeah, yeah, yeah Uh-huh Tell them again, tell them again! Uhh Get 'em up now, word Just get it up now, uh-huh ALL OF THE MASSIVE!
[KRS-One] B, R, O, N, X See these cars, see these checks, intellect See these thugs, ain't no sweat, intellect A thousand miles, how do you do it? One step Now check out this flow, they wanna be down, but they cain't Original +Criminal Minded+ flow, they just ain't ready for the real, ready to peel off the paint Your style is fake, the teacher returns to debate You the best? That's bull, you questionable Highly flexible, wasn't you sexual? Now you hardcore? You need to see God more I sit on the faculty; you, you sophomore
[KRS-One over Chorus] Uhh, get 'em up Yeah, get 'em up uhh Yeah, uhh, that's right That's right uh-huh, tell 'em again It go.. get 'em up Yeah, that's right, uh-huh Uh-huh Another Kenny Parker exclusive!
[KRS-One] Time to get it, now you did it, tryin to spit it You don't fit it, ask the critics, already did it, skipped the gimmicks I don't mimic, metaphysics, you'll admit it, better to live it better to give it, so I spit it every minute so you get it My lyric is wicked an' full of culture y'all Huh? Battle, nah - get back in your car Either you never heard of me or you really wanna get with me But as your teacher let me test you for a learning disability You feeling me? Cause you can't, get it through your head This is, sui-CIDE!! You're better off dead Let me not amp you up, cause this style you can't do what My stomach can take it and your stomach it'll cramp you up This is, breath control, breath control stylee I get up all in that ass that (?) heinie Try me, back in the days you woulda had sorrow Try the teacher today, and you won't see tomorrow cause
[KRS-One over Chorus] Uhh, we get 'em up Uhh, that's right, get 'em up Yeah, uh-huh, get 'em up Yeah, ONE MORE TIME NOW! Uhh, that's right, get 'em up Uh-huh, uh-huh, get 'em up I HEAR YOU Uh-huh, I HEAR YOU, WORD UP! LOOK AT THIS!
[KRS-One] Like a piss on the streets I exist Not the meat but the fish Complete the feat when I'm speakin the heat into this Witness Kris rippin this Don't trip on this, skip ahead if you're ready My show medley is deadly I'm about a hundred million mic years away These players I don't hate, but I'm not here to play I hit it all day, all night, all afternoon Rock all mics from the days of sassoon Where the hell was you? On the corner with rats when we was at the LQ, lockin it down and that was that Divine speaker, mind keeper, time teacher, time leader I'll be sittin in the club by the speaker Waitin for you rappers to choke up then I eat ya like some prehistoric winged creature, AHHH! On your neck, like the American eagle facin East and West I be the best, Blastmaster KRS cause
[KRS-One over Chorus] We get 'em up Uhh, yo, we get 'em up Like, YEAH, I SEE IT OVER THERE I SEE IT OVER THERE, IT'S.. YEAH IT'S OVER HERE! Uhh! Uhh, one more time we get it up Yeah, yeah, we get it Uhh, uhh, IT'S OVER HERE NOW! IT'S OVER HERE NOW! UHH!
[April and KRS-One ad lib]
[KRS-One] Attention all true hip-hoppers Let us come together, for the unity of hip-hop culture Every third week in May, is hip-hop appreciation week Celebrate with us Then, join us in November, for hip-hop history month Big up, to the Zulu Nation, PEACE!