Microphone Fiend Song Lyrics

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Yo, I was a fiend before I became a teen
I melted microphone instead of cones of ice cream
Music orientated so when hip-hop was originated
Fitted like pieces of puzzles, complicated
Shot grabbed the mic and try to say, " Yes y'all!"
They tried to take it, and say that I'm too small
Cool, 'Cause I don't get upset
I kick a hole in the speaker, pull the plug, then I jet
Back to the lab, without a mic to grab
So then I add all the rhymes I had
One after the another one, then I make another one
To dis the opposite then ask if the brother's done
I get a craving like I fiend for nicotine
But I don't need a cigarette, know what I mean?
I'm raging, ripping up the stage and

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Microphone Fiend
  • 2 Pistol Grip Pump
  • 3 Kick Out the Jams
  • 4 Renegades of Funk
  • 5 Beautiful World
  • 6 I’m Housin’
  • 7 In My Eyes
  • 8 How I Could Just Kill a Man
  • 9 The Ghost of Tom Joad
  • 10 Down on the Street
  • 11 Street Fighting Man
  • 12 Maggie’s Farm
  • 13 Kick Out the Jams (live)
  • 14 How I Could Just Kill a Man (live)


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Roger Ball, Eric Barrier, Malcolm Duncan, Stephen Ferrone, Alan Edward Gorrie, William Griffin, Owen Onnie Mcintyre, Hamish Stuart
    album: Track 1 in album Renegades
    release date: 2000-11-28
    popularity : 43 users have visited this page.
    genres: Hip Hop Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock/Funk Metal/Hard Rock
    length: 5:02
    producer: Rick Rubin
    mixer: Rich Costey
    writer: Eric B., Rakim

    Album Information

    label: Epic
    country(area): Germany
    format: CD
    barcode: 5099749992108
    script: Latin