Common Nag Champa (Afrodisiac for the World) Lyrics

[Common]
Yeah baby boy
In the place (for you and yours) to be
Da uh da uh, we got the uh y'all
We bout to rock y'all, we got the uh baby
Yo yo yo check it
Excite-ting, enlightening, invite-ting
I'm writing **** that I feel
Raps are Black Steel In the Hour of commotion, the motion of Com
Is like that of a ocean, devotion cause I'm
The Earth, Wind, and Fire of hip hop
By Rakim and Short I been inspired
My **** knocks environments
Of cats wit seventeen's tint, time is money
The mind is funny, how it's spent on getting it
It's sitting wit descendants of Abraham
Who say the jam is "Money, Cash, Hoes"
I went from bashful to ******* to international
Lover-self, word to the mother on my last record cover it's felt
Now deal wit it

[Chorus: Bilal]
I wanna get into it
Let's do this
I wanna see you move it
So move it
So let's just get into it
Let's do this
Can you feel the music?
The music oh ah, can you feel the music, the music

[Common]
Yo check it yo
In this never-ending battle to please
*****s, magazine writers, MC's
Who request hot ****, I freeze
And tell em where I was rose, we always said cold
Hold your Horses and ya Carriages, this never-went-gold *****
Rocks shows care-less
You not goin' respect self, at least respect the heritage
Affect the lives, the spread of wealth and the merit is
I realize what I portray day to day, I gotta carry this
And beats, rhymes and life is where the marriage is
Had Dreams of ****ing R&B broads, it came true
Journalist I wreck, shared the same view
Picked up a fallen angel on the path that I MC
Familiar voice, come to find out the angel was me
Some say "You changing, Rashid"
Times are, we still close
I rhyme far, away away away
From what you accustomed to hearing everyday, uh-ah
You know the dope-chopping, gun-popping, homies dying
I'm amongst it, save the war stories for Private Ryan, INI

[Chorus]

[Common]
Yo check it yo
Women cry, children laugh, men dance
I refuse to lose self and try to win fans over
Weight on my shoulder fluctuates like Oprah's
My refrigerator poetry's magnetic like ultra
You couldn't hang if you was a poster
Posing like a ***** for exposure
It's rumors of gay MC's, just don't come around me wit it
You still rocking hickies, don't let me find out he did it
Got My Eyes on the Tiger, Eyes on the Prize
Eyes on the thighs of Mary J. Blige, imaging on how good the cat must be
Stop eating meat, lost weight, but I still rap husky
My verse depth is that of a baby's first step
Or the old lady who died and the nurse wept
I flow like cursive writing, inviting you and yours to my openness
Shows allow me to cop Range/range like a vocalist
But man does not live on bread alone
What good is a Range/range when it's time to head home?

[Chorus: x2]

[Common] *during chorus on the second time*
We be that, we be that
Aphrodisiac, disiac
We be that, we be that
Aphrodisiac, disiac
We be that, we be that
Aphrodisiac, disiac
We be that, we be that
Aphrodisiac, disiac
We be that, we be that
Aphrodisiac, disiac
We be that, we be that
Aphrodisiac, disiac yeah

Written by: James Dewitt Yancey, Lonnie Rashid Lynn
Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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