Show Business Song Lyrics

A Tribe Called Quest


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Derek Murphy, Derrick Pka "sadat X" Murphy, Jesse Kirkland, John Davis, John Raymond Flippin, Joseph Kirkland, Kamaal Ibn Jonathan Davis Fareed, Larry Dechalus, Lorenzo Pka "lord Jamar" De Chalis, Malik Taylor, Malik Izaak Taylor, Skeffington V. Anselm, William Curtis
album: Track 6 in album The Low End Theory
release date: 1991-9-24
popularity : 55 users have visited this page.
genres: Hip Hop
styles: Conscious
length: 3:54
producer: Skeff Anselm
performer: Sadat X, Diamond D and Lord Jamar
mixer: A Tribe Called Quest and Bob Power
recorded by: A Tribe Called Quest and Bob Power
co-producer: A Tribe Called Quest
composer: Joseph Kirkland, Jonathan Davis, Malik Isaac Taylor, Skeff Anselm, Lorenzo DeChalus, Derrick Murphy, Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Album Information

label: Jive
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 012414141828
script: Latin

Cover Art

A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory cover art


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Let me tell you 'bout the snakes, the fakes, the lies
The highs at all of these industry shing-dings
Where you see the pretty girls
In the high animated world
Checkin' for a rapper with all the dough
If you take a **** they want to know
And if you're gonna fall, they won't be around, y'all
So you still wanna do the show business?
And you think that you got what it takes?
I mean you really gotta rap and be all that
And prepare yourself for the breaks
Check it out!

Do you wanna be in the business? (The Business)
The ups and downs with the hoes (The Business)


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Excursions
  • 2 Buggin’ Out
  • 3 Rap Promoter
  • 4 Butter
  • 5 Verses From the Abstract
  • 6 Show Business
  • 7 Vibes and Stuff
  • 8 The Infamous Date Rape
  • 9 Check the Rhime
  • 10 Everything Is Fair
  • 11 Jazz (We’ve Got)
  • 12 Skypager
  • 13 What?
  • 14 Scenario