Real Poetry: 11 Deepest Lyrics in Soul Music

October 13, 2010  |  

Mos Def
Poetry: “Ghetto Rock”

Video: Mos Def, “Ghetto Rock”

Deep-Verse: “Speak the language, come straight from the gutter.
Observe the terms that we trade with one another.
Like what’s good, what’s poppin’, what’s crackin’
What it is, how you livin’, what’s happenin’
Work songs that the slaves sang back then
The playground chant with little girls clapping…”

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