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Riff: Raekwon feat. Freddie Gibbs – “New Day”

Jan 21, 2013

We sit around the table here it goes/It’s yours, mines, his, hers, what/This what it does/Just keep it in the family all love

from New Day lyrics by Raekwon

A lot more talking than rapping here, and if you were anyone other than Raekwon you might not be able to get away with it. Rae gets a pass for what he’s done over the past few years, but at this point all this album is so far is filler until F.I.L.A. drops.

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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