In school they never taught bout hamburgers or steak,
Elijah Muhammed or the welfare state.
But I know.
And I know because of KRS-ONE.
Yeah and I know, and I know because of KRS-ONE.

Because he's droppin' science,
Droppin' history with a whole leap of style and intelligence
Yes, I know.
I know because of KRS-ONE yeah,
And I know, I know because of KRS-ONE.

Because we don't want to pay money to hear the same old sounds.
Watch him he'll take hip-hop to a higher ground.
And I know (How do I know?)
And I know because of KRS-ONE.
Yeah, and I know, and I know because of KRS-ONE.

And I know
And I know because of KRS-ONE.
And I know and I know