Top 3 songs lyrically

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    lime treacle

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    ^I absolutely love those lines! They're, like, my favorite moment on Reanimation.
     
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    Alexrednex

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    "Little gay-lookin boy
    So gay I can barely say it with a 'straight' face, lookin' boy
    You're witnessing a mass-occur
    Like you're watching a church gathering take place, looking boy
    Oy vey, that boy's gay, that's all they say, looking boy
    You get a thumbs up, pat on the back
    And a "way to go" from your label every day, looking boy
    Hey, looking boy, what you say, looking boy
    I get a "hell yeah" from Dre, looking boy
    I'ma work for everything I have, never ask nobody for shit
    Get outta my face, looking boy
    Basically, boy, you're never gonna be capable of keeping up
    With the same pace, looking boy"

    - Rap God
    Genius.
    I can't ignore the lyrics when I am listening to music and sometimes they might even ruin the song completly :b
     
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    snowblue

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    Well, it's not his best work, but I wouldn't call that bad. In matter of fact, I love that lines.

    Agreed. It is awesome!
     
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    minuteforce

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    I completely love "When They Come For Me" except for when Shinoda rhymes "followed" with "follow" early on.

    And my favourite moment in "Live in Texas"!
     
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    With You
    New Divide
    Burning in the Skies

    Honorable mention: The Catalyst
     
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    Luke

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    When They Come For Me
    The Catalyst
    Castle Of Glass
     
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    brady

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    I actually find Linkin Park to write a lot better lyrics than many other artists out there, but they may just be because of what I listen to. I've never been a fan of Eminem nor his lyrics (though he does have a couple pretty good songs with pretty good lyrics). That's mostly how I feel about *mainstream* rap music. When my brother would throw on the rap station and I would actually listen to the music, I just wondered how high they must have been to write those lyrics.
     
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    Until It's Gone
    Wastelands of Today
    CASTLE OF GLASS (M. Shinoda Remix)
     
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    Agent

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    Look, reach... same shit :lol:
     
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    Apop is posting from the future I see...
     
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    Blackee Dammet

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    Breaking The Habit I thought took the otherwise cringeworthy approach a lot of nu-metal groups took towards suicidal impulses and really came together in a surprisingly well done way from the guys who were on that same album screaming about "FIND SOMETHING I'VE WANTED ALL ALONG, SOMEWHERE I BELONG!" and how Numb they feel. So that's one for sure.

    Little Things Give You Away, for a lot of the same reasons already stated.

    I'll think of a third one later.

    Same. The "aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaameeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeens" have the opposite of their intended effect and make the song actually sound a lot dumber than Mikes verses really are, but at the same time, while his rapping is decent, it's still comes across as an Iraq War era slam poem. Something you heard at a rally, not recorded and sold.
     
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    box1992

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    Place for my heard first verse

    I watch how the moon sits in the sky in the dark night
    Shining with the light from the sun
    And the sun doesn't give light to the moon assuming
    The moon’s gonna owe it one
    It makes me think of how you act for me
    You do favors and then rapidly
    You just turn around and start asking me
    About things that you want back from me
     
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    Delicious Dave

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    Doesn't he rhyme followed with swallow not follow?

    ''I am not a pattern to be followed, the pill that I'm on is a tough one to swallow''
     
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    Then, "I'm not a criminal, not a role model. Not a born leader I'm a tough act to follow.
     
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    1. Victimized- The lyrics are quite deep and I think really turn this into a radio song for the masses. You can play it for your kids in the way to school. You can play it at the kindergarten talent show. As a lullaby for your baby at night. Sing it at an interview to serenade your interviewer. "Victimized. Victimized. Never again victimiiiized." That just 'screams' visceral.

    2. Numb/Encore- M. Shinoda's rap game on this song is on point. He spits so hard it's insane. His performance at the Grammys was stellar. "Uh Uh Uh. Uh Uh." Once more a truly visceral and emotional song.

    3. Somewhere I Belong- Obvious reasons.
     
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    Alexrednex

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    Well this is obviously ironic :isee:


    I actually like the verses in Victimized :b
     
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    Mine too, 'cause of the way it's sung.

    You took a part of one of the most acclaimed rap songs in a while to prove he's not good?

    ''I can't stop reaching at her boobs.''
     
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    1. Roads Untravled
    2. Iridescent
    3. The Little Things Give You Away

    Honorable Mentions
    Burning in the Skies
    When They Come For Me
    The Catalyst
    Robot Boy
    Castle of Glass
     
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    Alexrednex

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    I don't care about popularity at all. It doesn't define talent/musicianship and in this case lyrics.
    And i don't care how "acclaimed" an artist is if it ain't "critical acclaimed"

    I will claim that only fanboys and homophobic people would define that verse as "Good."
    I mean the reason the song Rap God is great is because of the speed, flow and rhymes. Not because the lyrics are "amazing".
    But that part just takes it down on another level, making the same Epifor(in this case rhyming "boy" with "boy") all the time while honestly little to nothing interesting.
    That part just seems poorly written compared to the rest of the song and i hate the fact that the word "gay" is used in such a negative way.
     
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    Gibs

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    THIS.

    Rap God is known for it's speed and technicality, not the awfuly written lyrics.
     

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