New York Strait Talk Song Lyrics

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"From New York straight talk, America's best" (3X)
"Yo I'm not new to this I'm true to this" "Word up!"
"From New York straight talk... America's best"

[Guru]
Yo, it doesn't make sense, for you to compete against
This New York vibe that gets your whole body tense
Calm down, listen to a brother who knows
Cause the rappers out here come up with mad different types of flows
Switch-up, change-up, yo pull the range up
So we can build on this ****, for real that's how we came up
Used to ride the subway trains back and forth
Now I push an E-Class, four-two-zero of course
Still material gains, make one more aware
Of all the madness and the civil unrest that's out here

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 You Know My Steez
  • 2 Robbin Hood Theory
  • 3 Work
  • 4 Royalty
  • 5 Above the Clouds
  • 6 JFK 2 LAX
  • 7 Itz a Set Up
  • 8 Moment of Truth
  • 9 B.I. vs Friendship
  • 10 The Militia
  • 11 The Rep Grows Bigga
  • 12 What I’m Here 4
  • 13 She Knowz What She Wantz
  • 14 New York Strait Talk
  • 15 My Advice 2 You
  • 16 Make ’em Pay
  • 17 The Mall
  • 18 Betrayal
  • 19 Next Time
  • 20 In Memory of…


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Christopher E Martin, Keith Elam
    album: Track 14 in album Moment of Truth
    release date: 1998-3-31
    popularity : 61 users have visited this page.
    genres: Hip Hop
    styles: Jazzy Hip-Hop
    length: 4:15
    producer: DJ Premier
    co-producer: Guru

    Album Information

    label: Noo Trybe Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 724384558529
    script: Latin