But its biting me and fighting me
Inviting me to rhyme I can't hold it back
I'm lookin' for the line

from Ras Kass – Sonset Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

An allusion and pay to homage to Eric B. & Rakim’s Eric B is President from their influential debut LP Paid In Full

The opening line is often heralded as the beginning to technical lyricism in Rap music on wax

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