Filed under: Features,Not Your Average,Steady Bootleggin',The Unkut Guide
Written by: Robbie Ettelson
From Ol’ Dirty‘s admission that he “got burnt twice but it was only gonorrhea” to KRS-One‘s request that you “do me a favor and wear your hat”, getting burnt has been a staple of tasteless rap tracks forever. There are dozens of cautionary tales revolving around hitting it raw, but these five are the most graphic, and therefore the most entertaining.1
Kool Moe Dee - ‘Go See The Doctor’
The blueprint of this here STD Rap movement. Also noteworthy for the fact that Moe decides to insist all potential bedroom partners get a check-up before he knocks any boots. Guess he was too cheap to splash out on Trojans…
Cam’Ron – ‘On Fire Tonight’
Don’t be fooled by the punk smoove shit music, this is no love song – unless you consider executing anyone who burns you to be type-romantic.
EPMD - ‘Mr. Bozack’
Erick Sermon playing the part of PMD‘s Bozack? PAUSE!
Bust Down - ‘Pissin’ Razor Blades’ (Club Mix)
You know you caught a bad one when you can’t even make it into the studio the next day.
Ice Cube - ‘Look Who’s Burnin”
The ‘Bitch Killa’ at his finest: “You shoulda put a sock on the pickle/and your pussy wouldn’t be blowing smoke signals!”
Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to go and get a ‘physical’…
- 1. Tribe’s ‘Pubic Enemy’ wasn’t included on account of being far too tasteful for this round-up.[back]
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