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  • You say you wanna be my leader? I think you wanna be my God. You say you on the side of the righteous? I say I’m gonna hang with the wrong. There’s truth where the filth is, There’s lies in the law. You want a whore with a white dress, I want a wife in…

  • I’ll ignore you sellin crack, killin people, and keepin it real, But disrespect me and my adopted fam and die young like veal. El-P, “89.9 Detrimental,” from Company Flow’s Funcrusher Plus, 1997

  • I don’t mind you talkin shit, just keep it in the first person. El-P, “89.9 Detrimental,” from Company Flow’s Funcrusher Plus, 1997

  • It’s drones over Brooklyn, you blink, you could get tooken, And now you’re understanding the definition of ‘Crooklyn.’ Pigs on parade, but bacon fryin’ and cookin’, Cause kids’ tired of dyin’ and walkin’ round like they shooken. Killer Mike, “DDFH,” from El-P + Killer Mike’s Run The Jewels, 2013

  • Might go fuck a rapper’s life up like Mo’nique did to Precious. Killer Mike, “Get It,” from Killer Mike and El-P’s Run the Jewels, 2013

  • I’m stuck in a time capsule when rappers’ actually factual; Meaning: shit you spit might cause killers to come and clap at you. Killer Mike, “Get It,” from Killer Mike and El-P’s Run the Jewels, 2013

  • Even when I say nothing, it’s a beautiful use of negative space. El-P, “The Fire In Which You Burn,” from Company Flow’s Funcrusher Plus, 1997

  • I’ll ignore you sellin crack, killin people, and keepin it real, But disrespect me and my adopted fam and die young like veal. El-P, “89.9 Detrimental,” from Company Flow’s Funcrusher Plus, 1997

  • I don’t mind you talkin shit, just keep it in the first person. El-P, “89.9 Detrimental”, from Company Flow’s Funcrusher Plus, 1997

  • They say, ‘Sorry son, accept it,’ same old song of the subjectors. Sorry, sirs, but we don’t sing along to anthems or your pledges. In your garbage rose the rulers of the restless: do not test us. El-P, “Rubble Kings Theme (Dynamite),” from Rubble Kings soundtrack, 2016. More from Run the Jewels…