Artist: Akrobatik Album: Detonator Records, Vol. 1 / Essential Akrobatik, Vol. 1 Song: Newsflash Typed by: PDog1217@aol.com [Intro - talking] - w/ ad libs Man #1: Yo, who is that? Man #1: Yo, yo Ak Akrobatik: Yo, yo, yo, yo, yo Man #2: Jared Akrobatik: Ah, what up y'all? (fellas), peace shorty, how you doin? Akrobatik: What's the deal?? What's the deal? Man #3: What up Ak? Chillin dog, what's up? Akrobatik: True (yo), yo, yo, let me ask y'all somethin man Akrobatik: Yo, yo check this Man #3: Yo, what the deal man? [Break - talking] Akrobatik: Hey yo, you ever copped a joint that seemed to be on point? Akrobatik: But when you see the artist live, they strictly disappoint (they strictly disappoint, 'point) Man #1: Ah hell yeah nigga, hell yeah that shit be pissin me off yo, what? Man #2: Ah hell yeah, y'all niggaz always be thinkin your so fly on stage and shit, what? Akrobatik: Hold on, hold on, let me, let me tell y'all though [Verse 1 - Akrobatik] Hey yo, you ever copped a joint that seemed to be on point? But when you see the artist live, they strictly disappoint ('point) Rhymin off beat, starin at they feet (starin at they feet) When you seen them in the video, they wasn't this weak (they wasn't this weak) Yo, it's funny how the most hardcore and most blunted Knees buckle (knees buckle) when they see a crowd of five hundred (five hundred) Straight cuffin the mic and you can't hear what they sayin And three quarters of they set somebody else's beats is playin (somebody else's beats is playin) Proud (proud), 'til they see they can't get you loud (loud) The next move's predictable, blame it on the crowd (blame it on the crowd, crowd, crowd, crowd) [Break] Rapper: I got the illest lyrics (boo) Rapper: Hold up, don't, don't (boo) Akrobatik: Nah Rapper: Fuck y'all man, yo y'all is whack yo Akrobatik: This isn't crowd rap Rapper: Y'all is straight whack Akrobatik: We're not feelin you Rapper: What fuckin city is this? Akrobatik: You're not even from the ghetto, lame ass flow, what is that? Akrobatik: You got no lyrics Rapper: Yo, yo, y'all is weak, y'all don't know no hip-hop [Verse 2 - Akrobatik] Yo money, how the people goin to think that you tight? When you kick the same quote unquote freestyle every night (check this out yo) Yo, a star it don't make you When every single member of the audience feels like they could take you (feels like they could take you) Cats be comin through with egos enormous But can't seem to give a halfway decent performance [Chorus - Akrobatik] - w/ ad libs Newsflash, rappers talk shit Who they are, what they got and what chicks they hit With the mad arrogance and the words they spit But when it's time to hit the stage they just ain't legit Newsflash [Break] Rapper: When I say diamonds, y'all say ice Rapper: Diamonds Akrobatik: Yeah, right, yeah, right Rapper: Yo, yo, yo, y'all motherfuckers better throw your hands up in the sky or somethin before I - yo Akrobatik: Whatever man, take that, (hmm), take that [Verse 3 - Akrobatik] And what about the headliners? You know them cats that's supposed to be the show's main shiner (you know them cats that's supposed to be the show's main shiner) Steady gettin taxed (taxed) by the openin act (openin act) Consumin brew and cold cuts in the back, blind to the fact (cold cuts in the back, blind to the fact) They get you so pissed you just might start booin (what?) 'Cause the artists are so fucked up, they don't know what joints they doin (joints they doin) Screamin in the mic like "yo, who got the roofies? (who got the roofies) We got video cameras for the butt naked groupies" (butt naked groupies) [Break] - w/ ad libs Rapper #1: Yo, yo, y'all, all y'all niggaz need to just step back and let your hoes check us out Rapper #2: All my niggaz of this side drinkin Rapper #2: All my niggaz of this side drinkin Rapper #1: After the show, know what I'm sayin? Rapper #2: Alright, word Rapper #1: In the tour bus or at the tellie Rapper #1: Know what I'm sayin?? Yo [Verse 4 - Akrobatik] Yo, durin all of this, now you ready to scram 'Cause your favorite act done fucked up your favorite jam (favorite jam) The whole show seemed like a twenty dollar scam (twenty dollar scam) And you embarrassed because you invited all your local fam (all your local fam) But you know it don't go down like this at every single show (true) So you at the next event chillin in the front row (front row) And as it go yo, tonight wasn't totally whack Thank God Akrobatik was the openin act (thank God Akrobatik was the openin act) [Chorus - Akrobatik] - w/ ad libs Newsflash, rappers talk shit Who they are, what they got and what chicks they hit With the mad arrogance and the words they spit But when it's time to hit the stage they just ain't legit Newsflash, newsflash [Outro - Akrobatik - talking at a show] - w/ crowd cheering behind him I need this crowd to get loud! Word! All my heads make some noise!