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KRS-One’s 45 Most Swagger Jacked Lines – Happy Born Day Kris

Class is in session. Some of you rap heads might not know, but today (Aug. 20) the legendary KRS-One celebrates his 45th birthday. In honor of The Teacher reaching his four-fif’ we offer some of the notable moments of The Blastmaster being swagger jacked by his students in rap (and himself occasionally). You must learn.

1. BORROWER
Method Man “Symphony 2000”
“Fuck them a.k.a., for now it’s just Meth/That’s it, that’s all, solo, single no more, no less.”

LENDER
KRS-One “Poetry”
“’Cause KRS-One means simply one KRS/That’s it, that’s all, solo, single, no more, no less.”

2. BORROWER
Black Rob “I Dare You”
“Came to do one thing, assassinate ’em/That’s it, that’s all, solo, single, no more, no less.”

LENDER
KRS-One “Poetry”
“’Cause KRS-One means simply one KRS/That’s it, that’s all, solo, single, no more, no less.”

3. BORROWER
Lil’ Kim “No One Else (Remix)”
“Many people tell me my style is terrific/Stupendous, tremendous, I been this.”

LENDER
KRS-One “South Bronx”
“Many people tell me this style is terrific/It is kinda different, but let’s get specific.”

4. BORROWER
Nature “Don’t Stop”
“Ayo, many people tell me my style is terrific/It is kinda different, but let’s get specific.”

LENDER
KRS-One “South Bronx”
“Many people tell me this style is terrific/It is kinda different, but let’s get specific.”

5. BORROWER
Das EFX “Raw Breed”
“Giggity get with it, sewer rats stay twisted/Many people tell me this style is terrific”

LENDER
KRS-One “South Bronx”
“Many people tell me this style is terrific/It is kinda different, but let’s get specific.”

6. BORROWER
Mos Def “Love”
“Ayo, power from the streetlight made the place dark/I know a few understand what I’m talkin’ about.”

LENDER
KRS-One “South Bronx”
“Power from a streetlight made the place dark/But, yo, they didn’t care, they turned it out/I know a few understand what I’m talkin’ about.”

7. BORROWER
Fat Joe “Funkmaster Flex Freestyle”
“Power from the streetlight made the place dark/But, yo, they didn’t care they turned it out.”

LENDER
KRS-One “South Bronx”
“Power from a streetlight made the place dark/But, yo, they didn’t care, they turned it out/I know a few understand what I’m talkin’ about.”

8. BORROWER
Phife Dawg “Ventilation”
“It’s ventilation! I gotta air some things out/I know a few understand what I’m talkin’ about.”

LENDER
KRS-One “South Bronx”
“Power from a streetlight made the place dark/But, yo, they didn’t care, they turned it out/I know a few understand what I’m talkin’ about.”

9. BORROWER
Brother Ali “Nine Double Em”
“Wa-da-da-dang, wa-da-da-da-dang, listen to my nine millimeter go bang!”

LENDER
KRS-One “9MM Goes Bang”
“Wa-da-da-dang, wa-da-da-da-dang/Listen to my nine millimeter go bang!”

10. BORROWER
Ice-T “Midnight”
“Listen to my nine millimeter go bang!”

LENDER
KRS-One “9MM Goes Bang”
“Wa-da-da-dang, Wa-da-da-da-dang/Listen to my nine millimeter go bang!”

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