No Way as the Way

Jam of the Week

This Thursday I’m rocking Dead Prez’s No Way as the Way. from his 2012 album Information Age. It has some fantastic lyricism and promotes non-dualistic thinking, acknowledging there are multiple ways to reach truth.

The line, They say God’ll take care of it. But you’re a terrorist if you say the same thing in Arabic  is pure brilliance.

The slant rhymes with it, (terror)ist, and (Ara)bic  work great.

Then add the rhyming of care with ter(rorist) completes a compact, powerful line that challenges our social construct of “us” vs. “them.”

If you’re a fan of chill beats and sharp, calculated lyrics, this song is a must.


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