The smooth criminal on beat breaks

from Nas – N.Y. State of Mind Lyrics on Rap Genius


Like Michael Jackson’s dance moves, Nas' raps syncopate with the rhythm of the music

Also, in a more literal sense, everything but the drums cut out for this line — a beat break in the classic sense.

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