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“If I’m hawkin’ you like a bird, it ain’t ‘cause I respect you, God/It’s because I’m tryin’ the find the perfect place for me to shit on/niggas hear about me and discretely set up and date to meet me to see if they can defeat me/So I ain’t ready to let no muthafucka eat me/That’s why you find little pieces of MCs in my fieces weekly” —DJ Clue "Wrong Side of the Tracks" Freestyle (1997)

Lyrics unravel, faster than bullets travel through barrels/Niggaz be diggin my styles like fossils and pterodactyls/Who wanna battle?/I'm bad to the bone marrow/The Earth got one sun but I walk with three shadows" “Making A Name For Ourselves,” Common featuring Canibus, One Day It’ll All Make Sense (1997)

Behold, I crush a piece of coal and create a diamond on the microphone/ I'm sicker than those who've Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome—“97 Mentality Freestyle,” DJ Clue (1997)

I bury MCs with rosary beads/a picture of they wife and they seed and a picture of me/I’m as graceful as the left hand of Rembrandt/Put some instrumentals on and ask my pen to dance—“Oh No Freestyle,” featuring Pakman, Tim Westwood BBC Radio Show

I grab mics and push niggas to the left/ So fast they hearts end up on the right sides of the chest—“Beasts From the East,” Lost Boyz featuring A+, Redman & Canibus, Love, Peace & Nappiness (1997)

With the scientifically quantifiable megalomaniacal viable style/ It's like trying to ride a bull/Let's have a dictionary duel after school—“Dr C PHD”(Eminem Diss), Mic Club: The Curriculum(2002)

You mad at the last album, I apologize for it/Yo, I can't call it, motherfuckin' Wyclef spoiled it— “2000 B.C. (Before Can-I-Bus),” 2000 B.C. (Before Can-I-Bus) (2000)

Best songs: The Kings Sent for Me, Battle Buddies 4 Life, Igloo Music, Seismoluminesence

Best songs: CPTN Cold Crush, Merchant of Metaphors, Lunar Deluge, Golden Terra of Rap

Best songs: Poet Laureate Infinity v003, Liquid Wordz, Magnum Innominandum, Layered Prayers, Poet Laureate Infinity v004

Time Flys, Life Dies. Phoenix Rise (2015)

Best songs: Poet Laureate Infinity v003, Liquid Wordz, Magnum Innominandum, Layered Prayers, Poet Laureate Infinity v004

Best songs: The Kings Sent for Me, Battle Buddies 4 Life, Igloo Music, Seismoluminesence

Rating: 9/10 (Amazing)

Rating: 8/10 (Great)