New York Strait Talk Song Lyrics

Gang Starr

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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"

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