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"Why Do You Think They Call It Dope?" was written by Simon, Dwayne Emil / Smith, James Todd.
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Warning, MC's stand back
You better take a chill and observe the skill
Of the man who can, so understand god damn
I got a masterpiece a master plan and a brand new

Way to attack the wack cut 'em down to size
To realize LL's back
Don't sleep I'm too sweet to repeat a beat
A lyric or rhyme I wouldn't waste your time

With weak words, that's for nerds, you never heard a rhyme
So you deserve a line rougher than rough enough is enough
I'm, gonna slaughter choke ya smoke ya like a sauna
You don't really wanna

But if you wanna battle on here's a lesson, stop fessin'
I'm a lethal weapon, you better get to steppin'
Off the stage, and outta my face
You're too light [Incomprehensible] save the bass

Why do you think they call it dope?
Why do you, why do you think they call it dope?

It seems like people they'll never understand
On the microphone I'm not your average man
I cool out sometimes, I save my best rhymes
And then the toy boy thinks that he can come and get mine

Let your friends gas him up, talk trash and make bets
Then gets played like those kids who tried to rob goetz
You don't know what I'm sayin', yo check it
Give me any microphone and I'll damn it out wreck it

I'm cold blooded, I'm about to mutilate
Last year before I left I told you to wait
But you couldn't stay loyal started goin astray
Thinkin', Tom, Dick, and Harry can mess with Cool J

Is you crazy? I'm boomin', got the talent of two men
The stamina and skill in battle to kill a few men
The heart of a lion, the loyalty of a soldier
I wreck your whole mob then tell ya I told ya

Why do you think they call it dope?
Why do you, why do you think they call it dope?

'Cause I don't jab around you, I come inside
Bob and Weave, deceive until you get tongue tied
Brawl for all give a lyrical display
And next time you know better than to get in my way

Yo whassup witH LL?
Will he ever make another 'Rrock the Bells?'
Yo brothers is comin up, I think he's fallin' off
I don't think he's still hard as hell

See, this is the attitude, of ignorant ones
'Cause they don't know, all them MC's will get done
One or two might say, "Yo l'll be back"
But the rest they be suckin' on sugar smacks

Talkin' that crap about who's better than me
You think so? Just let a MC
Make me mad enough, to really wanna battle
I put a L on his ass like he was cattle

Why do you think they call it dope?
Why do you, why do you think they call it dope?

Just 'ause I make a love song, or say a simple rhyme
Boom, move over l, it's miller time
I don't know whether to laugh, get ill or get wild
'Cause brothers don't realize, I got so many styles

Like triplin' up the words, confusin' all the nerds
Heard put my sights on mics and flippin' above the word
To the mother, no other
MC brother, can mess with ladies lover

I'm original, I'm bright under color
And when I get on the mic, yo I burn rubber
Can't stand criticism, give 'em an exorcism
Been rockin' for years, now I have wisdom

The way I'm kickin' the lines you can hear my tongue twist
And it'll have your neck spinnin' like you're spineless
I'm pickin' 'em up, throwin 'em down
Hypin' 'em up and slowin 'em down

All of these words with only one tongue
Shakin' 'em up and then bakin' 'em up
Smash boom bash scrapin' 'em up
You thought that was hard, I just begun

'Cause I'm a roll on the microphone
And take control just like Al Capone
I'm notorious, you're foolish if you sleep on me
'Cause I'm too slick to let a rapper get sweet on me

Try to make a move for my heavy weight belt
You get played like the wizard of Oz witch, you melt
Yo I'm crazy dope, with super hype lines
And a lot of hype lines make one dope rhyme

Why do you think they call it dope?
Why do you, why do you think they call it dope?
Why do you think they call it dope?
Why do you, why do you think they call it dope?

'Cause that's what it is

Why do you think they call it dope?
Why do you, why do you think they call it dope?
Why do you think they call it dope?

Straight from queens
Straight from queens
Straight from queens
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Songwriters
Simon, Dwayne Emil / Smith, James Todd

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