Word of Mouth

by BENEFIT

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Story track about a neglected kid who listens to weak corporate music on the radio because he doesn't know any better, and then his friend puts him on to underground music and explains why he loves his favorite underground artist. It's a story track about how the truth, through underground music, spreads by word of mouth.

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Lyrics:
I make the dirty beat on Tape With the warble and the flutter
and spit it for the poor kid starving in the gutter
who never had love from his father nor his mother
so he’s probably going to grow up robbing from his brother
never taught to respect the truth
now he’s home by himself just a neglected youth
and he’s turning on the radio to bump it alone
and listen to the music these companies pump in his home
now he’s sunk in the zone, absorbing every single word
that sunk in his dome, his dad’s drunk and he’s gone
so how is he supposed to know what’s right from wrong
and know that these guys lie when they’re writing their song
and know that the rich use it dividing the strong?
he won’t know it, he’s just bobbing his head riding along
just then, he hears a knock on his door
his friend’s coming to pick him up to stop at the store
now this bigger fellow’s going to pick up some cigarillos
pressing the gas with his velcro shell toes
in the car he notices a track playing and he starts paying
attention to what the rap's saying
“Hey yo man this is ill, who is this?”
“it’s Benefit” “Benefit? Who’s Benefit?”
“Benefit’s the dopest in the history of music on earth
kicking rappers out the game for abusing the turf
and you should listen again if it’s confusing at first
you’re not used to the fusion of flow with the views interspersed
so many dead emcees after he’s using his verse
he should get a side hustle and just cruise in a hearse
music’s a drug, he’s got them abusing it worse
than the fiend at the shop pawning her shoes and her purse
his style’s explosive like a missile dropped bomb
want the truth? go to benefitofficial.com”

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released October 9, 2014
Produced by Benefit. All sounds were created using vintage instruments played by Benefit and recorded to analog tape.

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BENEFIT

American rapper. The original viral emcee. www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Benefit

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