Friday, November 12, 2010

Flashback Friday: Donell Jones featuring Left Eye - U Know What's Up



People always seem to forget Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes when discussing the greatest rappers of all-time. She has one of the best flows ever. She definitely makes this song.


21 comments:

Mizrepresent said...

This is one of my favorites. Left-Eye did her thing.

JStar said...

Thanks for sharing...We all miss Left Eye

Moanerplicity said...

I miss Left-Eye. She was her own unique force. Irreplaceable. God Bless her spirit.

One.

Daij said...

Always loved that song.

Don said...

Great pick, I remember riding in the car and hitting the repeat button on this song & Left Eye verse over and over again back in '99.

Mood song.

Penny Wize said...

Yep, her rap was a great addition to this song. This is def. a 'ready for the weekend joint'! Have a great one,Val!

Jason said...

Another classic!

Donnell Jones made great sounding and unskippable albums back in the day.

Reggie said...

She died much too young.

brohammas said...

MAn I had a thing for Left-eye. Then she hosted that MTV show "The Cut" and it ruined everything, I wanted to tape her mouth shut.
Luckily my wife has this whole LEft-Eye meets Halle thing going on.




I'm a lucky dude.

Don said...

Good read, Val, concerning Titans QB Vince Young mentoring the young sons of the late Steve McNair.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/13/sports/football/13rhoden.html?ref=sports

Val said...

@Mizrepresent

She sure did!

Val said...

@JStar

Yep, she's definitely missed.

Val said...

@Lin

She was very unique both as an artist and as a person.

Val said...

@Daij

Serious jam!

Val said...

@Don

Yeah her verses are hot on this.

Val said...

@Penny Wize

You too! :-)

Val said...

@Jason

Yep, but where is he now?

Val said...

@Reggie

Indeed she did. So sad.

Val said...

@brohammas

Lol. Lisa def had a unique personality.

Val said...

@Don

Thanks for that link!

Don said...

Val, when you get time, email me your addy @ minusthebarsblog@yahoo.com I would like to speak with you in private concerning a matter.

Thanks.

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Soldier Of Love

I've lost the use of my heart
But I'm still alive
Still looking for the life
The endless pool on the other side
It's a wild wild west
I'm doing my best

I'm at the borderline of my faith,
I'm at the hinterland of my devotion
In the frontline of this battle of mine
But I'm still alive

I'm a soldier of love.
Every day and night
I'm soldier of love
All the days of my life

I've been torn up inside (oh!)
I've been left behind (oh!)
So I ride
I have the will to survive

In the wild wild west,
Trying my hardest
Doing my best
To stay alive

I am love's soldier!

I wait for the sound
(oooh oohhh)

I know that love will come (that love will come)
Turn it all around

I'm a soldier of love (soldier of love)
Every day and night
I'm a soldier of love
All the days of my life

I am lost
But I don't doubt (oh!)
So I ride
I have the will to survive

In the wild wild west,
Trying my hardest
Doing my best
To stay alive

I am love's soldier!

I wait for the sound

I know that love will come
I know that love will come
Turn it all around

I'm a soldier of love
I'm a soldier

Still waiting for love to come
Turn it all around
(4x)

I'm a soldier of love
I'm a soldier

Still waiting for love to come
Turn it all around
(3x)

Still waiting for love to come

Miss Keri Baby!

Tracee!

Solange!

Solange!
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un·for·get·ta·ble: Earning a permanent place in the memory; memorable: an unforgettable experience.

Alicia says...

Rest in Peace Mitrice

Rest in Peace Mitrice
Mitrice Richardson