ARTIST(s): Nas SONG TITLE: Where Are They Now ALBUM: Hip Hop is Dead ("HIT MEH!!") [Sample of the late James Brown's "Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved" plays] [Nas] Redhead Kingpin, Tim Dog, have you seen 'em? Kwame, King Tee or King Sun Super Lover Cee, Casanova Rud Antoinette, Rob Base never showin up You see Black Sheep, Group Home, Busy Bee? Ask Ill and Al Skratch, +Where My Homiiies?+ Leave it to y'all, these niggaz left for dead Last week my man swore he saw Special Ed Rap is like a ghost town, real mystic Like these folks never existed They the reason that rap became addictive Play they CD or wax and get lifted I recommend when your kid turn ten Let him hear Spice 1, made plenty noise Positive K, Father MC, the Skinny Boys Where are they now? (HEY!! Where are, where are they nooooooow, huuuhhhhhooohhhh HEY!) Where are they now? (HEY! Hit me! Where are they nooooooow?) ("HIT MEH!!") [Nas] See I remember them forever The original Spinderella Lakim Shabazz, 9 MM Fu-Schnickens, Buckshot, Finesse & Synquis .Who was a +Rappin' Duke?+ Da-ha! Silk Tymes Leather was cute Body & Soul was Dee from Pump It Up's group Oaktown 357, J.J. Fad too had pop hits and gold ropes Where my man Young MC and Tone Loc? Kris Kross, the BO$$, Divine Styler Def Jef of course let's break it down ta Mic Geronimo, Pharcyde and Coolio I heard Craig Mack back in the studio Have you seen these lost MC's? Funky Four Plus One, Force M.D.'s Miss Melody, I hope she packin' a bankroll As well as Educated Rapper, Ice and Kangol Shante, she from around my way yo EPMD, K-Solo, where are they now? (HEY!! Where are, where are they nooooooow, huuuhhhhhooohhhh HEY!) Where are they now? (HEY! Hit me! Where are they nooooooow?) ("HIT MEH!!") [Nas - Outro] QB... First off this ain't no diss record This for some of my homies that were misrepresented... Legends of the game, y'know? What up to Moe Dee the legend? Rest in peace Cowboy! Yeah, all the rappers...male, female, DJ's, e'rybody! Rest in peace Jam-Master Jay, the whole crew, word up... Juice Crew All-Stars, MC Shan, Tragedy, Craig G... Yeah nigga, yeah nigga... Shan whaddup baby? Where are they now?