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freelance rhyme writer - commission me
still sending DIY dispatches from the ruins of the industry
don't call me unsigned cuz a deal means diddly shit
a dying business model don't make you legit
so my label shifts future classics on bits of plastic
hit up end-of-year lists, still fucking brassic
but not waiting round doing what i'm supposed to
might as well believe the government or Deepak Chopra
hit the north like The Fall or a boxer bringing fists to the jaw
cryptically pure, causing mystery sores
off the wall like i'm pissed to the core
north-west rap troubadours, the ones writing history for sure
i'm the self-dramatist with a knapsack of party tricks
cower from infernos sparked by the arsonist
excuse me, i'm just a bitter little global villager
just trying to build a Molotov outta this piss and vinegar

grew up on 5-borough fantasies and alienated peer group
mixed it with misfits, developed a weird troupe
now up in this building i'm cooking delicate flavours
into elegant playlists, distressing my neighbours
and i stay focussed like i scored a rubbish bin of Ritalin
love my worst enemy, could never be sick of him
get my five a day plus supplementary vitamins
and paraphrase all my favourite underground magicians
while daft pricks need to stick to writing slashfic
it's tragic, real rap heads yam 'em like a crabstick
think they're the Dark Knight but stammer like Arkwright
it's slapstick, they never seen a novel this graphic
my fam hot whether or not somebody's taping us
remember all lowercase when you write the alias
shout to heathens, don't stop non-believin'
cuz it's still a cold world, and i'm freezing

scab-pickers' union representative
westheads check for it, best percentages
pestilential shit, no parenthesis
hijack a sonic weapon just for emphasis
ink-by-the-barrel buyer, name up on the flier
with a shit list longer than We Didn't Start the Fire
rare talent like my city with a clear sky
drop a hot 16 on any track that's nearby
and keep going till i run out of breath and pass out
with a new twist like getting stoned in a glass house
colonel of rhyme like the guy with a miniature tie
causing a ruckus like i'm pissed up on rye
and a cynic don't like it so he'll whinge and cry
but i couldn't give a toss like i'm missing a die
i quibble with hypocrites, diss what's ridiculous
spit shit meticulous, it's mr dissonance

credits

from Sympathetic Detonations, released October 15, 2014
prod. Wolfie Vincent

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diss1 Glasgow, UK

diss1, aka tom dissonance, uh... makes beats and does the rapping thing. part of the group 30KB.

get at me: tom.dissonance AT gmail.com

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