This Year

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01 (We finally coming out this year)
02 & yo it’s been so long, (yo) it’s been so long
03 (We finally coming out this year)
04 it’s been a long time coming, but I’m here
05 (We finally coming out this year)
06 & it’s something you can’t define, but I hafta shine (hafta shine!)
07 when I step up with my rhymes, it’s like (yeah!)
08 that’s how it goes every time (every time, yeah!)
09 (We finally coming out this year)
10 & yo it’s been so long awaited
11 I salivated & waited to get validated
12 I‘m underrated but never faded & now I'm fully calibrated (yeah!)
13 (We finally coming out this year)
14 & my mission is to breath fire into a dead language
15 & I’ve got no desire to become rich (& famous)
16 just bang this out right quick shlick as I grip the stainless
17 (We finally coming out this year)
18 & yo I’m shifting to the next stage of my life
19 we getting, down tonight to take flight & excite
20 I be the dopest lyricist on sight! (on sight! yeah!)
21 (We finally coming out this year)
22 & I’ve been feeling that, little twinge of urgency
23 alerting me, before becoming an emergency
24 but yo, it ain’t the destination, it’s the journey!
25 (We finally coming out this year)
26 & the evidence is way beyond conclusive
27 that I've got the exclusive, while your style is stupid
28 yo you had your chance but your ruined it (Yeah you losing it!)
29 (We finally coming out this year)
30 & I‘ve been tweaking my poly-rhythms until my hands bleed! (hands bleed!)
31 so it makes sense that we must proceed
32 I’m trying to say something that sounds fresh & then I leave!


from The One & Only, released September 27, 2011
©2011 Astroflip Recordings. A division of Astroflip Corporation. All rights reserved.
Scratches by: Chooch. Recorded at PRP Headquarters, Nowhere, U.S.A.



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Herb-One Ann Arbor, Michigan

Herb-One is an emcee and producer out of Nowhere, U.S.A. He currently resides in Beijing, China. His music is his distinct blend of boom-bap; lyrically intricate, scratch laden, bass heavy, sample-based Hip-Hop following the ascetics of the golden era sound. His debut album, 'The One & Only' released on Astroflip Recordings is out now. ... more

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