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[Verse One] [Mr. Funkee] That's right I'm talkin' bout The Bricks The land where the rebels rock afros and bald heads And stayin' crazy paid comes natural Time to buckwild wild like the Dirty Dozen (FUNKY BROTHERS IN THE HOUSE!) Oh yeah, I brought my cousin Jam-C That's right we're livin' larger than the humans So come on, join the funk family reunion I'm straight from Newark, New Jersey but go where ever I go I know I'm knockin' n***as out like Ivan Drago I like to spread the funk around the block where I stay on That's why it stinks around Bergen and Avon See once I grab the mic, guaranteed satisfaction Make you wanna scream, "HEEHEE", like Michael Jackson I'm blessed by the funkafied child (YO FUNKEE KICK YOUR STYLE!) Yo hold up, wait, not now I like the way the skunk smell, I like to freak the funk realm Any rapper think he's takin' mine, he's drunk as hell So check the funky horn cause I got it goin' on Chaka Khan, Chaka Khan, let me rock it Chaka Khan Yo this is dedicated to the punks talkin' about they from the underground Come on now how that sound? You see, I don't give a damn if you're underground or (NOT!) I hit hard like a (ROCK!) Then start handin' out the (KNOTS!) So if you got beef come to The Bricks cause you ain't doin' sh** here I'll be outside when you get there [Scratch Hook] "Comin' live from The Bricks" "From Newark, New Jersey" - Redman on EPMD's 'Hardcore' [Verse Two] [Jam-C] Capital Jam, Capital C The funk flow, the one who can rock on an earthquake and still flow Some say I'm dope, some say I'm phenomenal If rap was s** I'd stick a rhyme in and out of you (STRAIGHT FROM THE BRICKS!) I kick the predicates and pronoun Jam and Bree, with the Lords Of The Underground This is my jungle you won't enter, (WHY?!) Lions and tigers and bears oh my (PRAISE THE LORD!) Can I can I get an amen He opened the door, that's when Jam-C came in Bringin' the sh** like interjections used today Like, "Yikes" "Shock" "Scared" "Heavy" ("HEY!") I'm black watch, with a leather band, not X-Clan I'm bringin' the wind and tearin' sh** like Rodan I'm not into wrestlin' but I headline any sound with twelve techniques I proceed to break it down [Scratch Hook] "Comin' live from The Bricks" "From Newark, New Jersey" - Redman on EPMD's 'Hardcore' [Verse Three] [Doitall] Well I step through The Bricks on the streets of concrete Poundin' on the pavement as my speech freaks my statements Pourin' on the block where I used to tick and pop Now I'm all hooked in this stuff called (HIP HOP!) The flow I kick is wicked, so please don't try to dig it I might give a little, but only take a smidgen My style is kinda different I freak it with the gift and You'll only freak the style if you live in The Bricks and Born Born and raised since I was little I now freak a rhyme but used to freak a riddle like: What has legs and uh, what has arms? And who has sk**s to freak it in a song? Well um, ding dong, X marks the spot cause it's me hops I now freak the style from my Newark, NJ spot Mr. Funkee (WHAT?!) Jam (WHAT?!) Can I kick my sh**? (YOU KICK IT IN HER bu*t!) Well um, god damn, now the sh**s on my Timberlands I stepped in the funk cause I kicked it in her can Like, eww, nasty, stinky, smelly Now I'm on the way and I'm stompin' on your belly South Orange Ave is in the house (UHH!) Avon Ave is in the house (UHH!) Hawthorne Ave is in the house (UHH!) Clint Street is in the house (UHH!) And The Bully is in the house (UHH!) Clinton Ave is in the house I got a hoodie Black is the color when I'm stompin' So Marley keep it pumpin' and I'mma keep it bumpin' With the hit In the mix, from The House Of Hits And don't forget (WE COMIN' LIVE FROM THE BRICKS!) [Scratch Hook] "Comin' live from The Bricks" "From Newark, New Jersey" - Redman on EPMD's 'Hardcore'