Eric B. & Rakim - Move The Crowd Lyrics




[Verse one:]

Standing by the speaker, suddenly I had this
Fever, was it me or either summer madness
Cuz I just can't stand around
So I get closer and the closer I get, the better it sound
My mind starts to activate, rhymes collaborate
Cuz When i heard the beat, I just had to make
Something from the top of my head
So I fell into the groove of the wax and I said
How could I move the crowd
First of all, ain't no mistakes allowed
Here's the instruction, put it together
It simple ain't it but quite clever
Some of you been trying to write rhymes for years
But weak ideas irritate my ears
Is this the best that you can make?
Cuz if not and you got more, I'll wait
But don't make me wait too long coz I'm a move on
The dancefloor when they put something smooth on
So turn up the bass, it's better when it's loud
Cuz I like to move the crowd

Move the crowd...

[Verse two:]

Imagine me wit the heat that's made by solar,
It gets stronger everytime I hold a
Microphone, check the tone to get started
The line for the microphone is departed
So leave it up to me, my DJ is mixing
Everyone is moving or eager to listen
Your hands in the air, your mouth, shut!
Cuz I'm on the mic and Eric B is on the cut
For those that know me, indeed I like to flow
Especially when the music's going slow
It gives me a chance to let everybody know
It's time to bust out the Rakim show
I'm the intelligent wise on the mic I will rise
Right in front of your eyes cuz I am a surprise
So I'ma let my knowledge be born to a perfection
All praise due to Allah and that's a blessing
Wit knowledge of self, there's nothing I can't solve
At 360 degrees, I revolve
This is actual fact, it's not an act, it's been proven,
Indeed and I proceed to make the crowd keep moving

Move the crowd...





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Eric B. & Rakim Move The Crowd Comments
  1. Pete Keys

    MOVE THE CROWD IN 2020✊🏾

  2. George Boggan

    Rakim is the true rap god

  3. Mathius S

    Big difference from the hiphop videos in those days compared to now

  4. Mad SUPANOVA

    "Weak ideas irritate my ears" that's the issue with no thought first take rappers putting out music

  5. LiberalsAreWorthless

    That blue vintage Nike sweat suit he's wearin is the sh*t...

  6. Thereal70 Mymotherschild

    The undisputed word smith lyricist no doubt 💯💯💯

    turtlehead2

    Thereal70 Mymotherschild KRS-ONE might have something to say about that. But me and my buddy been having that argument for 20 years lol

  7. Masterli Wordflow

    I'm not playing favorite music or favorite whatever

  8. Troy Troy

    Classic Classic Classic Nothing else said. Thanks Eric B & Rakim.

  9. Erdal Cakir

    Real.. Authentic.. Clean.... I miss the the real rappers.. Real hip hop.. Heavy d... Kool herc... Slick Rick.. Rob base... Ez rock.. Biz Markie.. Never ending names.. Mc lyte.. Quenn Latifah.. Fuck.. I am now 46 years old 😭😅.... 20.12.2019

  10. Odwa Ngxokela

    Im listening December 2019

  11. Phillip Lyn

    Loving this one thanks for sharing very important information giving thanks blessed love to all knowledge is power hopefully everyone pays attention keep up the good work peace to the God he's still moving the crowd from then till now and the future 🙏🙏🙏🇯🇲🇯🇲🇯🇲💪💪💪

  12. Liquid Healer

    The most fantastic thing for me is he only spit about making you dance and enjoy yourself.

  13. Kurt Adams

    The God

  14. Francisco Gomez

    Eric B. Was a horrible scratcher

  15. 2 1

    All Praise be to Allah....yes my brother and sister black, white, brown and yellow, lets keep it real spread peace and love...

  16. peter yoza kahui

    this guy is great https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIO9Jncomk8

  17. Joseph Pina

    Who here in 2020 is going 2 move the crowd💯✌🏽🌎🔥☢☢☢🌎

  18. Black Butterfly

    When you can move the crowd without one single curse word! 🙏🏾👐🏾💪🏾

  19. Kommunist Busters

    That audio mixing isn’t exactly on point.

  20. Sy Jeanlouis

    🔥🔥🔥

  21. Damon Adams

    & THEY TRIED TO CHANGE THE GOD FROM BEING THE GOD U BETTER LEAVE THE GOD ALONE & LET HIM DO WHAT HE DO, HE PROVED THAT HE KNEW WHAT U DID NOT KNOW, HE IS HU HE IS OUR BIG BRO THE ROYAL HIP-HOP GOD KING RAKIM ALLAH SALUTE LORD!!! [999]

  22. Pretty Poses

    Whoever hit the 👎down button on real ass hip hop. I just wanna punch ya face off!!!!

  23. Côté Obscur

    Now we know where the crash bandicoot ost been inspired of

  24. Jeannette Gamble

    move the crowd

  25. That brother marquis

    Back in da day when hip-hop was real #80'sbaby

  26. Damon Adams

    THE MOST KOOLEST MAJESTIC SUPREME DIVINE MANIFESTATION OF WISDOM STRENGTH & BEAUTY OF HIP-HOP EVER LOVE PEACE & BLESSINGS GOD!!! [999]

  27. Rose's Roses

    The extended version with Ofra Haza rules.

  28. John Milligan

    "Is this the best that you can make? If not if you got more I'll wait...." Damn miss bars like that..

  29. Aaesha Samayah Crawford-El

    Knowledge born never ending!! Overstanding☝🏾️

  30. OJ’s Bloody Glove

    Most rappers today can’t even move me, never mind a whole crowd.

  31. Bryant Williams

    I need that Nike joggers suit

    John Milligan

    Dapper Dan made that track suit 🔥🔥

    Bryant Williams

    @John Milligan 🔥🔥💯💯

  32. starline crain

    I will say this for the last damn time if you don't know anything from "Paid in full " album you don't know hip hop period!!! That's word!!!!!

    RRT

    starline crain fact! I’ll add if you can name any of the forefathers and their contribution you not HipHop

  33. Authentic Television

    I fell into the groove of the wax.. records were made of wax and had grooves. But also wax records play music which called a groove. So he fell into the groove of the wax. Double entendre

  34. Calvin Boutte

    Outstanding!

  35. Xxxx Big Rich

    Barz for dayz 🎙The God Allah Rakim‼✊🏽

  36. Wakeuptheblacknation

    Damnnnnnnn

  37. Frederick Blackwell

    Golden Era of Rap. The Legends Eric B and Rakim.

  38. 2 1

    2019 and still lovin it, who else

    Michael Epps

    I'm still rocking 2019

    Cushite Calisthenics

    "All Praises due to Allah and that's a BLESSING"

    Leek real

    Do me a favor Im a big fan of rakim an I know I'm not crazy but listen to fresh prince summer time an then listen to this, sound the same to me

  39. Paul Brown

    That Nike tracksuit is hard I would love to get my hands on one of those now

  40. Anthony Mckinney

    You cant tell me this dont sound like the theme music to The fresh Prince of bel air. And Rakim said Summer Madness in this song, which is a Will Smith song, hhhuuummm. Makes you wonder. People did say Rakim wrote Summer Madness.

    Jeanne Bullock

    The lyrics did resemble Rakim's style. It ended up being the Fresh Princes biggest hit!

  41. Precious Daughter

    Rakim ALLAH!

  42. MR Tech and Stuff

    Not talking about killing any one or calling women whores, real Rap!!!

  43. Travis Wheeler

    Classic...😎

  44. 40 KEVINS

    His bars are EVERLASTING

  45. Cute Oppa

    Does this sound corny to anybody or is it just me

    Simon Glasgow

    Its just you.

  46. DaRebel

    "With knowledge of self, there's nothing I can't solve, At 360 degrees I revolve
    This is actual fact, it's not an act, it's been proven
    Indeed and I proceed to make the crowd keep moving." Rakim ain't no joke. 🎤💯🔥✌

  47. Brother Rayaan

    The real Goat mc

  48. NOMOREMRNICEGUY

    rakim & eriic b had that jewelry!

  49. Rita Risser

    Allahu akbar !!!!!! Talbot Allahu akbar forever in eternity !!!!!!€€€€€€*******

  50. R3systems

    This beat is dope af

  51. Michael Hedgemond

    Yo' That's my Shots!

  52. Eric Tubbs

    Peace to the god

  53. DigitalFish Clips

    I'll call the police if you don't turn this up. Way too low..Damn.. I'd like to move the crowd.

  54. Paul Brown

    Dope video dope tune

  55. Sun Tzu

    Godly ☀️

  56. Don Jackson

    Its 2019 and still to this day I will never forget and neither will my friends, That I had the dj play this song 5 times at a friend birthday party when this came out!! The lyrics are on point...!! 🔥 Know this song by heart.

  57. Robert Harwood Jr

    CSI actor dude @1:31... Gary Dourdan.

    John Milligan

    Yo I peeped that too 😂😂😂

  58. Nat Turner’s Revenge

    *Rakim incorporates The Lessons in music effortlessly.*

  59. 1diggitech

    We had some alphasonik amps, Kenwood subs & Kenwood deck when this shit came out, don't know how many times we burned'em up of this whole cd this song in particular, took'em back to American of Madison till they told us we were abusing the warranty.Fuck that Rah "Turn up the bass, it's better when it's loud"!

  60. Recusant BilE

    That boy said he "fell into the groove of the wax"

  61. Darryl Peterson

    Knowledge open your eyes and mind

  62. IceMan 33

    Real fucking hip hop. Lyricism, skill, talent, masculinity/militant hip hop. No dudes wearing skinny jeans, purses, & dresses & dancing like a sissy with no lyrical skill or substance.

  63. DET48210 michigan

    When rap was real.
    Who's still listening in 2019??

  64. Belinda Carter

    Hell yeah move the crowd

  65. Cassandra Richardson

    I don't see s*it he's doing!!!

  66. Donald Smith

    850 comments as of July 2019. This is a fake ass world.

  67. Ruben Dominguez

    Rap God

  68. Down South

    Had dis cassette tape. ...da memories, i tell'ya!

  69. Tattle Boad

    THE REALEST

  70. BERNAE BEATTY

    NICE BEATS

  71. BERNAE BEATTY

    NICE MIX

  72. BERNAE BEATTY

    LOVE THIS RAP SONG THE BEST OF HIP HOP OLD SCHOOL CLASSICS

  73. Stephen Atkinson

    I'M STRONG ISLAND FOR EVER! NASSAU COUNTY GLEN COVE

  74. LiberalsAreWorthless

    Rakim is a savage, always has been, he's a straight up legend.....

  75. Willie Boyland

    God Emcee...

  76. ALFRED Robinson

    Then came JayZ yeeears later.

  77. jaye rae

    Them Dapper Dan suits is killing me!! The GOD!!!

  78. Big LeBAUSki

    The beat reminds me of the one in Mario Kart's Bowser Castle tracks and vice versa.

  79. COOL_M

    WOAH....WHO DA HELL DISLIKED THIS. SMFH. 💎2019💎

    Eric Tranholm

    COOL_M lol probably Migos!!

  80. Merdice Howell

    🔥🔥🔥

  81. Briley Gabriel

    The first time I heard this, my mind was straight blown!! I still get chills on that second verse...that flow though. NO ONE was doing it like this back then! Ra changed the game for real!

  82. Mic Daddy

    🔥🔥🔥

  83. Eric Eny

    One of the best lyricist ever to touch the mic!!!

  84. techtee murphy

    Classic 📹🎧 2019 and beyond

  85. UBZUKKI

    So damn dope

  86. The Alpha Womanpreneur

    The G.O.A.T. and fine as hell!

  87. lesmoor kelly

    mumble rappers take note

  88. Cornell Waters

    🎤 Music!

  89. Scooter Ray

    No sexually explicit lyrics, no excessive cursing, reference to drug use, reference to women as b***, or brothers as n****, or excessive materialism... These artist now a days ain't gotta clue, nor could hold a candle to this man..

  90. Tamisha Mays

    ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 2019

  91. Jose Ortiz

    Justice -cipher -self- equality, J-O-S-E,

  92. Caio Silva

    Move the crowd!

  93. Damon Adams

    I CAN ONLY TRY MY BEST TO FIND THE WORDS TO EXPRESS MY APPRECIATION & GRATITUDE FOR WHAT HAS BEEN IN MY EXPERIENCE OF 45 YRS HIP HOPS 1ST PERFECT MANIFESTATION OF BALANCEMENT BETWEEN THE HEAVENS MIND & THE EARTH BODY ALIGNMENT, OF WISDOM STRENGTH & THE BEAUTY OF VICTORY. WHICH IS THE ESSENCE OF WHAT THIS SUPER DOPE SUPREME KING OF AWESOME DIVINE PROVIDENCE IS TRANSMITTING TO US THAT CAN RECEIVE IT. MFK AMAZING SALUTE NUFF RESPECT LOVE U GOD 999 ALL PRAISE IS DUE ITS STILL A BLESSING NO DOUBT I GIVE ETERNAL THANKS!!!

  94. Matt Thompson

    GOAT. Someone change my mind....

  95. Annunaki

    real hhop i so much appreciate...no big ego dumb gangster BS but poetical a real MC to me

  96. Kevin Austin

    That's the shit move the crowd old school check my video out kevin austin ( all i see is death) the brutal streets of chi-town keep the peace 2018