Eric B. & Rakim – Juice (Know The Ledge) (Official Music Video)


(groovy rap music) ♪ Sip the juice, I got
enough to go around ♪ ♪ And the thought takes place Uptown ♪ ♪ I grew up on the sidewalk
where I learned street talk ♪ ♪ And then taught to hawk New York ♪ ♪ I go to Queens for queens,
then get the crew from Brooklyn ♪ ♪ Make money in Manhattan
and never been tooken ♪ ♪ Go Uptown in the Bronx to Boogie Down ♪ ♪ Get strong on the Island,
recoup and lay around ♪ ♪ Time to build my juice back up ♪ ♪ Props stack up, suckers get smacked up ♪ ♪ Don’t doubt the clout,
you know what I’m about ♪ ♪ Knockin’ off, knockin’ out ♪ ♪ Shakin’ ’em up, wakin’ ’em up ♪ ♪ Breakin’ ’em up, rakin’ ’em up ♪ ♪ Standin’ on shaky ground
too close to the edge ♪ ♪ Let’s see if I Know the Ledge ♪ ♪ Corner’s triflin’ ’cause shorty’s here ♪ ♪ I get cock-D liftin’ forties of beer ♪ ♪ Here’s a sip for the
crew that’s deceased ♪ ♪ If I get revenge, then
they rest in peace ♪ ♪ Somebody’s got to suffer,
I just might spare one ♪ ♪ And give a brother a fair one ♪ ♪ Stay alert and on Ps ♪ ♪ And I do work with these like Hercules ♪ ♪ Switch to southpaw,
split your right jaw ♪ ♪ ‘Cause I don’t like y’all,
I’m hype when night fall ♪ ♪ Smooth but I move like an army ♪ ♪ Bulletproof down in case
brothers try to bomb me ♪ ♪ Puttin’ brothers to
rest like Elliot Ness ♪ ♪ ‘Cause I don’t like stress ♪ ♪ Streets ain’t the place for
innocent bystanders to stand ♪ ♪ Nothing’s gonna stop the plan ♪ ♪ I’ll chill like Pacino,
kill like De Niro ♪ ♪ Black Gambino, die like a hero ♪ ♪ Livin’ on shaky ground
too close to the edge ♪ ♪ Let’s see if I Know the Ledge ♪ ♪ Shells lay around on the battleground ♪ ♪ Dead bodies are found
throughout the town ♪ ♪ Try to put shame in
my game to make a name ♪ ♪ I’ma put it on a bullet,
put it in your brain ♪ ♪ Rip the block like a buckshot ♪ ♪ Who cares where it goes ♪ ♪
Just keep the casket closed ♪ ♪ No remorse when a life is lost ♪ ♪ I paid my dues, I paid the cost ♪ ♪ And my pockets are still fat ♪ ♪ Wherever I’m at, I get the welcome mat ♪ ♪ Even if my crew asleep
and I’m one deep ♪ ♪ I attract attention,
people like to peep ♪ ♪ So come say hi to the bad guy ♪ ♪ Don’t say goodbye, I don’t plan to die ♪ ♪ ‘Cause I get loose and I
got troops, and crazy juice ♪ ♪ In control of many
like Ayatollah Khomeini ♪ ♪ Hang out with Smith and
Wess’, don’t try to play me ♪ ♪ I’m at war a lot, like Anwar Sadat ♪ ♪ But no warnin’ shot,
my gun is warm a lot ♪ ♪ When I cook beef, the
smoke will never clear ♪ ♪ Areas in fear ’cause
this here’s severe ♪ ♪ Livin’ life too close to the edge ♪ ♪ Hopin’ that I Know the Ledge ♪ ♪ A brand new morn’, no time to yawn ♪ ♪ Shower’s on, power’s on ♪ ♪ Late for school, I catch the train ♪ ♪ Girls sip the style
and whisper my name ♪ ♪ I push up like an exercise ♪ ♪ Check they intellect
and inspect the thighs ♪ ♪ Select the best one,
pull her to the side ♪ ♪ Keep her occupied for
the rest of the ride ♪ ♪ Read her my resume,
she know already, cool ♪ ♪ Just meet me after school ♪ ♪ We can moan and groan
until your moms come home ♪ ♪ And you’ll be calling
me Al Dope Capone ♪ ♪ Sweatin’ me, she didn’t
want to let me loose ♪ ♪ Come get me, that’s if
you want to sip the juice ♪ ♪ ‘Cause the streets await me,
so I take my gun off safety ♪ ♪ ‘Cause a lot of hate me ♪ ♪ Comin’ out of the
building, they set me up ♪ ♪ Sprayed with automatics,
they wet me up ♪ ♪ In a puddle of blood,
I lay close to the edge ♪ ♪ I guess I didn’t Know the Ledge ♪

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