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Strange Fruit

from L​.​A​.​M​.​B. by Taste Nate

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Apparently refined sugar can kill hip hop and leave it at its footprints
maybe we can do something with the lower glycemic index
Alcohol consumption leaves voices in mines with empty bubbles
Pull the victims from the vaults fired antiques in the tunnels
God bless the dead in the spouse he impregnated
Birthing Strange Fruit from our mouth till DNA updated
Hip hop been whitewashed because it's harder to control the black mind
Roll up this player piano paper and now we ashing out this ragtime
Orange jumpsuit sentences wasn't matching up his ragtime
What is the Sean price of a potato with the greatest rapper tagline
Yo I walked this footnote for many moons but never joined the calvacade
Then I made my heart stomps known when ever the break beat palpitates
Having no bread is ironic because that's really when the toasters pop
When all the pigs lining up for samples from the doughnut shop
False flag football where the camera man's the canon fodder
Ironic cause the turn ups so real I got rejected by my dance partner
Speaking broken English but the music is my trance ponder
Get up and dance with our Afrikannas that Bamaataa
Yeah we in the House and every king has golden in his mouth
How many styles you have taste Nate? Copious amounts

Say I am hip hop, I am saved,
Say I am hip hop, hip hops safe
Say I am hip hop, I am saved,
Say I am hip hop, Hip Hops safe

Roll up some strange fruit now we you looking at stron-jay
Came to to save the game, but un Tidal'd my Kanye
Pour out some strange juice, throw down Billies on Holidays
Metaphysical beings Thats thinking beyond race

Apparently hip Hop got shot down by an LAPD detective
And r and b crashed it's plane and we still can't find the wreckage
Share backwoods in the forest with Robin Hood to theory
That there isn't a big bang just boom bap to cure the weary
Went to give the bum dap he said give me 5 on the cracked hand side
I told him the game is thick and he said I'll let your mac ass slide
It's a cold world and I'm not the type of star child that needs swaddling
You can diss me to my face or be brave behind the technology
Hold the headphone to my earlobe now he feeling the like DJ
Stepping on strange fruit cold crushing it for the d grade
Flunky you Only update for the ones thats pretending to bump it
Give back to the needy slick that's the end of discussion
Duckets from sad people that never learned of my cries
Word to mother king is just an objective word in my eyes
Cause once you start to figure out that the figures ain't ballpark
Then you would think be before you start to buy your bananas at Walmart
Flea market got the boot legs that give you the I just smelt some poo face
From a little bit of everywhere so get to understand my suit case
You can put your stamp on it but make sure you recognize the fruit bearers
and before you Jam on It make sure Your cardboard has the truth flares

mac dre
big l
jam master j
big pun
left eye
the jacka
Big Poppa
Phife dog
Sean P
I C ya


from L​.​A​.​M​.​B., released December 23, 2016


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Taste Nate San Francisco, California

Taste Nate is a San Francisco-based rapper known for his abstract lyrics and unconventional, soulful flow that explores Hip Hop with a mystic's vision. He has released 20 solo projects through his record label Yellow Cake Radio. In 2020 Nate Started his production and publishing company Khapri Star. ... more

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