leaving this world
B-0 props
Verse 1
'In his dreams they went to the ball park
A little boy and his dad
And drifted through the golden times
... and 17 more lines
by user829163825
1 minute ago 
call for life
0 props
yo llet me tell you a little story full of sadness never glory
i could rather lie and make it all a fairy tale story
but in school they ust to say lying was naughty
so i take up my time to fill use in with my horror story
... and 5 more lines
by user941163717
about 1 hour ago 
A story
B0 props
i don't know how everything started
a story of love that was disregarded
by someone whom i most wanted
i'm gonna tell you just let me start it
... and 7 more lines
by SuZan
about 2 hours ago 
A LEGEND MYSELF
A-1 prop 
Wonderful days circle am still living
Colorful nature his pays is praising
Changing all the wasting that my giving
Am bringing the best out from all the stress missing
... and 26 more lines
by NATHANIEL
about 2 hours ago 
okay
A0 props 
you should tell me how long youve been feeling lonely/
you never tell me/
you never tell me im the one i knew i cant be/
never showing me that feeling that you need me/
... and 11 more lines
by ViewTheRealist
about 2 hours ago 
gold digger
B+0 props
these gold diggers make petitions lyk the masses
they be trying to take money from a nigga like taxes
dats why they go ahead having kim kardashian asses
so they can make an attempt to tempt a nigga
... and 1 more line
by dvmo
about 3 hours ago 
Untitled Song
0 props
mac game on the game boy
pause the game, whats the essential
HOLD UP
if i wanted to drive a lamb
... and 37 more lines
by Young_DominiK
about 3 hours ago 
Bulletproof
2 props Recorded
Feedback? Repost? Much appreciated either way
by MeNo-
about 4 hours ago 
Top Of The Chain
1 prop
I heat and split atoms, turn air into plasma.
Fatal pollution lyricist, attack like intense asthma.
Velvet, master of mass, raps platinum, not average.
The bars being spat scatter scavengers like roaches.
... and 46 more lines
by I-Velvet
about 4 hours ago 
Old words ..same thoughts
B0 props
People Still doubting my ability...
all i feel is negativity...
take the vibe and turn it 2 positivity...
reciprocate...
... and 43 more lines
by MattaFact
about 4 hours ago 
These Streets Are Real
0 props
You don't want me to see you on the street
And freak like a bird with a broken beak, lets compete
Like a couple of bulls in the heat, you just weak
Without any rhythm to your beat
... and 7 more lines
by TAINTED
about 5 hours ago 
Untitled Song
0 props 
chose change my whole life
Ma want me to go find a wife
Like my life seems fine and full of life
I need a backyard full court size
... and 12 more lines
by user939163801
about 6 hours ago 
L.S. o. M. 1/3 verse
B+0 props
You'd be suprised, shocked like Trump's election
that my rap skills is just pure perfection
whats beef ? the shit I eat for my break -fast
im straight reject'n, if yo diss weak I'mma hit rejecton like the button on DVD and VCR ejection
... and 6 more lines
by Know-Ledge
about 7 hours ago 
Fly Gemini
B0 props
a kiss goodbye from the fly gemini
i always satisfy, just ask my guy.. (damn no reply)
wasted my time, reading your rhyme
your panties are even lacier than mine
... and 12 more lines
by MissFit
about 7 hours ago 
B.a.R.s2
B+0 props
you just another person i put in a perfect position for a demolition hardcore collision
similar to buildings being destroyed by a wrecking ball i reckon ya'll to stay in ya lane
before a ball and crane come change all your ways i'm suddenly sad for your funeral
he was found dead with 2 in him beat up marks from a aluminum bat
... and 12 more lines
by SonnyL
about 8 hours ago 
Warm It Up, Taint
B0 props
Suckers
Thinkin' they can have it when they can't grab it
Gonna hunt them busters down just like a ware rabbit
When I'm on the mic you better run
... and 13 more lines
by TAINTED
about 9 hours ago 
Eyes wide open
B-0 props
Leavin mc's lost and deceived
Summing up the cost its not what it seems
Thinking of the remedy must've been lost in a dream
Somewhere in the Embacy lost on bottle service
... and 56 more lines
by sumned1
about 10 hours ago 
Untitled Song
B-0 props
I make a quick buck, skip the hash, So im hockin vomit up
Cut with glass I take a couple punches for a stronger gut
think I hold to many grudges, grab a knife, thats a shortcut
You should hide your face, skip the case, take your flannel off
... and 8 more lines
by StreetVermin
about 11 hours ago 
My life
B3 props
(Haven't written in ages so don't judge the rhymes)
(Audio and recording comin soon this is just a work in progress)
See once upon a time there was this fucked up kid,
With the sweetest heart but always took the biggest hits,
... and 68 more lines
by Peacock
about 11 hours ago 
Goals
0 props 
//Verse 1
Started off just tryna be a fuckin legend
Now these calls stay blowin my phone every second
Oh lord I been sinnin, call the fuckin reverend
... and 95 more lines
by RawThaProspect
about 11 hours ago 
No backs
0 props
There is no turnin' back,
Don't need the stacks,
Passion of music fills my heart,
I got the spark,
... and 53 more lines
by ManicJay
about 12 hours ago 
Fuck U
0 props
Boxes are Boxes
Watches are watches
Dicks are dicks
But your dick ain't a dick
... and 7 more lines
by notyourusualbitch
about 12 hours ago 
Lake Feather
0 props
Mmm, yeah I had sex with my daddy
His candy was pretty nasty
But, oh wait there's more
The common nigger always try to connect with me
... and 6 more lines
by notyourusualbitch
about 13 hours ago 
Chicken
0 props
Niggas be single
When im ready to mingle
I sometimes eat pringles
when i shingle my lingle
... and 3 more lines
by Thelegend27
about 13 hours ago 
Rhyme
D+1 prop
I like to bang
Inside my mustang
I eat my pussy
with my jury
... and 4 more lines
by Thelegend27
about 13 hours ago 
#MurderTheBeat - Ice Cream
0 props
[Verse]
I see dishonor
I wanna grab it by the throat and choke it, I'm an anaconda
The kind that isn't a snake, the kind that wants to-
... and 15 more lines
by KidOptimism
about 13 hours ago 
Swozelli wrecked
0 props
Everybody knows I'm relentless, homie I spit heat
wouldn't return hostility if ya' gave me a receipt
but MaleV finna' beat you and then lecture you
you're a faggot in the closet, that's my conjecture to
... and 20 more lines
by MaleV
about 13 hours ago 
BicTM
0 props 
you look like a bitch maybe a bic i light that shit you feel the heat when
youre next to me blow it out youre high youre head spins around and it
thrives you pick up the pick up the knife try to stab me cause im high
i might be high and you might be right i pick up the bic i light that
... and 2 more lines
by SESHHOLLOWWATERBOYS
about 13 hours ago 
BAD
A+0 props
chorus:
she gat me coming through
getting loved up like i need to
she expensive...and i gats buy things for two
... and 27 more lines
by liljayn
about 14 hours ago 
Canadian Dick Lapper
C+0 props
Your rhymes are lame as fuck,
You were concieved in a garbage truck,
You wander amuk the bums and canucks,
You're mind was left awestruck when the
... and 11 more lines
by SpankyMasterSpank
about 14 hours ago 
Ten Toes
0 props
I"m always thinking bout my life
Laying down in my bed everyday I pray to Christ
Told my momma that I was never giving up on this fight
In this world all alone but I never will complain
... and 8 more lines
by Elijahrko
about 14 hours ago 
Bible verse
0 props
Step in to the realm of Braiden
Creativity brilliant awake
I broke time stuck ina loop, with Satan
Pardon? Sold some shit, now I'm nothing but trash & fake
... and 20 more lines
by BraidenBlunt
about 14 hours ago 
Must Be Nice [Pro. Onokey]
C+0 props Recorded
Shine too glossy
for them yet to have me
it'd be too costly
for you to lose me
... and 129 more lines
by DonGady
about 14 hours ago 
CARBONATION
B+0 props
save a bundle when I made my own little hole
paint roller tape plastic bag and lube eh
injury to arm makes it hard to enjoy porn made
realize I'm heartless when it comes to romance
... and 10 more lines
by NastyDOG
about 14 hours ago 
Untitled Song
B0 props
sorry my lifes not exciting its almost through
if i try and lie i can say i robbed him too
or i got the glock, and aimed at you
to tell the truth that some shit i already  do, exuse my grammer i skipped class to
... and 12 more lines
by user24996795
about 15 hours ago 
Inner Power Intermediate
A1 prop
Everyday motherfucking day I'm grinding
Its like I'm a fucking mountain still climbing I'm rising
The sun Is shining with passion like my heart Its burning
The past Is still hurting but these demons I'm still murdering
... and 28 more lines
by Deadlywriter
about 15 hours ago 
WHY
B0 props 
read text books then trust information
why would education make false statements
then think what you been told
don't trust anything if you can't see it yo
... and 33 more lines
by NastyDOG
about 15 hours ago 
J.R.T. - Ignite - prod by Tantu Beats
0 props Recorded
(Verse 1)
Who's back in the booth and writing?
The rest of ya'll bite flows like Mike Tyson
I'm packing more anger than a group of vikings
... and 41 more lines
by JustRichardtv
about 15 hours ago 
Freestyle-F.A.W.H (Renewal)
0 props Recorded
(Part 1 Freestyle)
Man let me tell yuh, I’m getting tired of these fuckin haters
So I’m a give y’all something to hate on, this time fuck the pen and paper
I use write it out, think it through, I use to strategize,
... and 46 more lines
by Quis
about 11 hours ago 
story time
0 props 
look
SP010
was about 10 months old
was in care all from then
... and 67 more lines
by user941163717
about 15 hours ago 
Killatomic Group Cypher
A-3 props
//verse-KidWit//
Psychopath in class at the back with an axe
Attackin' and hackin' a bastards ass
While i jackin' to acid in her ass crack
... and 51 more lines
by Killatomic
about 15 hours ago 
Labels
B+2 props 
LABELS
(chorus)
we are all being tagged with these labels
that hang over our head
... and 40 more lines
by RickGrimesIsDead
about 15 hours ago 
Launchin up
0 props
Down in the struggles baby
These niggas still gon pay me
Never thought we make it
But we did
... and 57 more lines
by Supermango
about 16 hours ago 
Grandmas Gone
A-2 props
While back in time I grew with my brother and grandmother/
No custody she had, because I had a drug infested mother/
They fought over us for 9 years, it was grandma vs momma/
But neither one of us had a fatha/
... and 46 more lines
by DDBRapper
about 15 hours ago 
One Take For Originality
B+13 props Recorded
If i wasnt me would you still decieve me
past already breathes, Im still believing
Uppercut my dreams, cause they, got me tweaking
Undercover Schemes, promise too Ruin my weekend
... and 33 more lines
by DeannaBurnett
about 14 hours ago 
The 16 Revise
D+0 props Recorded
Aight, Lets review my year, straight pen to pad
Bleeding all over my verbs, maxi pad
by KvO
about 16 hours ago 
Unfvckable
0 props 
Damn calm down man,
dont act like i just punched you in the head,
its cool i wont say you wet the bed,
lets all agree im unfvckable,
... and 62 more lines
by Drewskin12
about 16 hours ago 
Untitled Song
B-0 props
had aye hard life but made it t the top and i never tried to stop
my mamma and dad always told me to be careful in the streets
stomp the floor whit my feet when some one tell me something
i always disagreed i wel choke you whit aye coral reef
... and 5 more lines
by user793163714
about 16 hours ago 
Untitled Song
A0 props
I am the realist you cant not fealit but when go up i can killit when i take mic you know be surprised by my skills but you say i c...
by user996163720
about 17 hours ago 
nahhhhh
A+0 props
all i keep reading is blah blah this blah blah cat
we all know your on about your pussy and we don't want to play with that NAHHHH
we don't want to play with that,we don't want to play with that
NAHHHH,we don't want to play with that
... and 13 more lines
by RickGrimesIsDead
about 17 hours ago 
Nun
0 props 
But love
by user748163703
about 17 hours ago 
JU$t th3 B3Ginning
B-1 prop 
i will show my flow
no mercy for this homo
only 20 lines thats what i use as a demo
your bars are low like your ego
... and 19 more lines
by swozelli
about 18 hours ago 
Dirty Doc
B0 props 
MicrophoneDoc (Verse 1, 0:11):
Nigga's never learn to stay in there place, I try staying low and quiet but nigga's keep talking shit in my face,
I guess it's time to let em know just who the fuck I am, the Doc is back to give them bitches a WWE body slam,
that rhyme was a little bit too corny but when you show 'em a selfie of a dude he get's horny,
... and 14 more lines
by MicrophoneDoc
about 18 hours ago 
Raise it
A+0 props
Raise it to the roof
Raise it to the top
Raise it to the roof
Raise it to the top
... and 19 more lines
by Destino
about 19 hours ago 
A MOMENT OF SILENCE
B+8 props 
(The Lyrics start when the beat is at 0:25 )
Okey, I see rappers everyday tryna shine
Mmmm, sorry there's no place please call Tech N9ne
Niggas never found a job so they choosed Rap
... and 43 more lines
by Sario
about 19 hours ago 
Gone - Draft 2
B4 props
When your Mother found the note
She sat there screaming
Your Dad just froze
Void of feeling
... and 29 more lines
by Kaydee
about 19 hours ago 
Nada
B0 props
I kill brothers on a daily
don't need no intervention that shit is shady
I'm a crazy loco motherfucker
I'll eat a whole fucking bar of butter
... and 12 more lines
by Raptil
about 20 hours ago 
Untitled Song
B0 props
i wonder what lifes like with god
i never really been right with god
maybe thats why i fight the odds
alone, sad inside my home
... and 16 more lines
by user24996795
about 20 hours ago 
"Grave Rot"
0 props Recorded
I got insane issues up inside my brain tissue
Bout to send a heat seeker to find you that can't miss you
Anybody try to protect you get the same issue
And they can't stitch you back after dirty Dylan-e hit you
... and 22 more lines
by HandzumBoyz
about 20 hours ago 
"Pea Brain"
0 props Recorded
This is more than work
This is Dylan work
Dylan working, always doing shit like Laura Dern
Hit up Laura with the flora, "Baby, whatchu dern?
... and 27 more lines
by HandzumBoyz
about 20 hours ago 
"Sylvia"
B0 props Recorded
Somebody get this crazy motherfucker a doctor
Rozzy blasting on imposters
I just wanna watch you bleed and make you suffer I don't have any intention to rob ya
The words that come out of your mouth and your actions are what turn you into a victim
... and 27 more lines
by HandzumBoyz
about 21 hours ago 
names list
0 props
E-Zee Outsidah
Dizz-E Glock
Daddy Wicked
DJ Immortal Beatz
by Post12
about 21 hours ago 
my one music
0 props 
Kome ove noći gradovi sijaju, koga tvoje oči gledaju, čije te ruke imaju, kada ja tebe nemam
Miris parfema i trag od karmina na fotelji pored kamina, vajam ti telo u sobi od dima sećanja teška kao planina. Ceo život na tebe miriše...
Gde da te tražim, samo mi kaži, dolećem odmah u prvoj klasi!? Prodaj mi laži, samo mi kaži, gde grad te skriva i ja ću te naći.
Kome ove noći gradovi sijaju, koga tvoje oči gledaju, čije te ruke imaju, kada ja tebe nemam
... and 3 more lines
by user510163671
about 21 hours ago 
Cold (Freestyle)
B0 props 
Gotta lotta dirt
Bitches go berzerk
Doing all this work
Make these thotties go ahead and twerk
... and 52 more lines
by VLSpit
about 15 hours ago 
Untitled Song
B-1 prop 
It's whatever man...
(Day)
I can't take this anymore, it's stupid and worthless
So i draw the curtains and hide away.
... and 6 more lines
by Day
about 21 hours ago 
Ted
0 props
When I met Ted he was scared in his bed
I tried to calm him down but he feared he would end up dead
There was every bad thing going through that boys head
We were stuck in the ER it felt like a holding cell
... and 23 more lines
by Honorable
about 22 hours ago 
Money Offence
0 props
excellence in The investment of dollar bills broadsheet meet neat/
Dollar mark, seeing that 100 dolla funds I'm gonna see my bank refine as I walk out so fine/
Circular Movements more money
improvements and I got more melioration is this nation/
... and 23 more lines
by DetroitMc
about 22 hours ago 
Stabbed and Grabbed
0 props
First off, I'm saying to all fuckin haters Back the fuck off/
No more or less of you jumping on me, stop being Bitches and start being real/
I'm tired being the victim on the streets I'm the one gonna get Shot/
First Bullet going to my lungs with all the hospital funds/
... and 29 more lines
by DetroitMc
about 22 hours ago 
Look What You Started
A-6 props
My scheduel organised i’m about to play my fixtures
Heard your girl was broken you can ring me i will fix her
Ain’t got a lot of time to waste on these bitches
Got lotta money imma spend it all on pictures
... and 60 more lines
by ALDNJZU
about 23 hours ago 
Browser
A-0 props 
Lines naturally come out of my mind,and end up looking like bad cursive.
At a funeral service lurking and snatching purses
I'm the kind of kid whose main purpose is to shake earth's surface
Dial up words but they're not in service
... and 2 more lines
by Nyan_Rapper
about 23 hours ago 
MASSACRE
8 props Recorded
Hi, I'm a real nice guy
I'll even get the door of your ford so you can slide
In halfway with your leg and just right then
Slam it down so I can sever your thigh, and then when
... and 20 more lines
by TheMartian
about 23 hours ago 
"Never been that" snippet from upcoming mixtape "1235 Scenic Drive"
6 props Recorded
Shaft jumps on the beat, don’t need no permish
cook you up like some fish, fried cod on a dish
Act hard and talk shit and then you”ll perish
homie I’m the prince, but soon to be king
... and 43 more lines
by Shaft
about 23 hours ago 
Drunk Random Raps 1
B+0 props
I'll go Ozzy Osborn and snort a swarm of red ants
Form a lukewarm puddle of sperm in my torn pants
"No Ragrets" tatted across my chest and fat ass
Smoke some dank grass then drop out of my college classes
... and 11 more lines
by Vexska
about 23 hours ago 
6
0 props
Currently off an acid tab writing raps on my tablet and
Spazzing on the mic like a muscle relaxor
Pop a couple tabs of Xanax now I'm up with Aladdin
On the clouds specifically Strattus with trish Stratus
... and 1 more line
by jBarb
about 24 hours ago 
5
0 props
Currently off an acid tab writing raps on my tablet and
Spazzing on the mic like a muscle relaxor
Pop a couple tabs of Xanax now I'm up with Aladdin
On the clouds specifically Strattus with trish Stratus
... and 1 more line
by jBarb
about 24 hours ago 
3
0 props
Currently off an acid tab writing raps on my tablet and
Spazzing on the mic like a muscle relaxor
Pop a couple tabs of Xanax now I'm up with Aladdin
On the clouds specifically Strattus with trish Stratus
... and 1 more line
by jBarb
about 24 hours ago 
2
0 props
Currently off an acid tab writing raps on my tablet and
Spazzing on the mic like a muscle relaxor
Pop a couple tabs of Xanax now I'm up with Aladdin
On the clouds specifically Strattus with trish Stratus
... and 1 more line
by jBarb
about 24 hours ago 
1
0 props
Currently off an acid tab writing raps on my tablet and
Spazzing on the mic like a muscle relaxor
Pop a couple tabs of Xanax now I'm up with Aladdin
On the clouds specifically Strattus with trish Stratus
... and 1 more line
by jBarb
about 24 hours ago 
def
0 props
Flow retarded as physical deformities
So at the Special Olympics the only time it's gold on me
IQ decreasing
And still smarter than high school teachers and people inside museums
... and 20 more lines
by jBarb
about 24 hours ago 
Song
0 props
My code's encrypted on the lyrics that I scripted as an infant
Living mystic is an intrest, my mental and metapshysic
Is in synch with my spirit.. my instinct tells me
You're a pipsqueak lacking the valor to go against me
... and 22 more lines
by jBarb
about 24 hours ago 
Untitled Song
0 props
They told that I must accept reality & embrace it
But they forgot I have the power to change it, my vibrations
Is lowered by judgment so I'm yelling Namaste
To the conscious folk along with those who have lost their way
... and 3 more lines
by jBarb
about 24 hours ago 
Heat
1 prop
I could care less about your personal perception
Which is primarily reversing the progression of my people who I can see have been hurt with the depression
we never learned our lessons we were told
So once we were tested, we didn't know the answers to the questions so we just had to guess it, I suppose
... and 1 more line
by jBarb
about 24 hours ago 
This Fear Prod Feelo
0 props Recorded
Verse
I cant deny im feeling great now
No fear to cut to the chase now
Were almost to 1st base now
... and 39 more lines
by KiddDreamer
about 24 hours ago 
Against all odds
C+4 props
Well its been real
And it's been fun
But it's time
To say we're done
... and 28 more lines
by DefeatistatBest
about 24 hours ago 
Libidine
B+6 props Recorded
Modern samurai, stared in Saturn's eyes.
I mastered high when the ladder climbed I went past the sky.
Travel past your mind, discover where the bastard lies.
Imagine why we live happy lives then get sad or die.
... and 28 more lines
by Isaiah_SwAnK
1 day ago 
Birth Of Consciousness
B-0 props 
[Verse 1]
Who are you there standing in the mirror, the nearer
You get up on my fucking mind, the more my life unwinds
A rushing wave of uncertainness hits my mind it starts on a
... and 44 more lines
by LucidKidKrush
1 day ago 
All The Time (feat. Alanna Aguiar) (prod. had)
31 props Recorded
she i said i don't feel same witchu
i said maybe yea your right
she said please don't let fame getchu
i think imma be alright
... and 74 more lines
by had
1 day ago 
No Hook PT. 3
B-0 props
I'm not playing around, this ain't no game
Everyone jealous of what I became
Best rapper in the world, causin' niggas pain
Wordplay is just right, nobody can put up a fight
... and 41 more lines
by Godlike
1 day ago 
D.Y.I.N (Draft)
B1 prop Recorded
(Chorus)
No surprise here.
Lying on a cloud
I've found I'm D.Y.I.N
... and 38 more lines
by SeiWurd
1 day ago 
Where Art Thou Chazi?
B+0 props
Oh Chazi where art thou Chazi?
Chazi the grade A student with a PHD in English, or has he?
his penis spurts blood but he doesn't get mad he
stays calm ring the alarm Sean Paul his lover standing arm to arm,
... and 10 more lines
by slicknickbangschic
1 day ago 
Bars
3 props
What's on ya mind?
Sex, money or crime?
Refuse to let ya consciousness coincide with your pride
Rebuking the obvious, man what a coward u are
... and 23 more lines
by joeyyalexx
1 day ago 
feedback
B+0 props
Seat back and witness my greatness
enough to make u feel depressed
this lyrics too toxic for you digest
you saying u dont care who wins
... and 9 more lines
by dvmo
1 day ago 
not bad
1 prop
i want to see who is the bests\ because i would like to see who is not
that bad at what you can do i know that at the end i don't care who wins
or lose i will try my hardest to win but i wont let you win that easy you think you
can take me down easly but i'm still here chill in ready for who ever
... and 2 more lines
by tara1234
1 day ago 
Liquor Freestyle [Revised]
0 props 
Had a couple of drinks I'm still sipping.
Nothings makin no sense I'm really tripping.
I'm not blinking my eyes because I'm driving.
Wonder how did I end up Surviving.
... and 12 more lines
by BMakaVeli
1 day ago 
upcoming
B-0 props
these critics always wanna criticize my lyrics
cuz i make spectacular moves just like physics
but yall niggaz all deny the fact that am the best
so nobody is worthy enough for a contest
... and 17 more lines
by dvmo
1 day ago 
the one I am falling for
0 props 
Try clicking on any of these words!
by user56151353
1 day ago 
Don't Forget
B-0 props 
I want you to feel like you always should
Often times I am misunderstood
But you're one of the only people who gets me like no-one else could
I don't want this to change, this friendship is good
... and 37 more lines
by Nojoiscool
about 23 hours ago 
RESPONSE
A+3 props
Talking about going global? every single nation? from that to a stent I spit
atrial fibrillation, so heart palpitations ur wack flat lines im making this kid
awaken with verbal defibrillation man his rhymes are asinine just asking to
listen wait then.....get bypassed like surgery my raps can certainly
... and 2 more lines
by BIGGIB
1 day ago 
Untitled Song
0 props 
I smokeing so hard this feel like I am stoned
Seven years old in my heart, so I'm stayin' gold
Paparazzi in the trees, please curtains closed
I got rhymes for days nigga I'm so cold
... and 5 more lines
by user56151353
1 day ago 
Nation
B2 props
My evil expands across the every nation
And it's time to make a real nigga desperation
Who dat? Who dat? I got them saying
But this nation is facing
... and 20 more lines
by MCDKlay
1 day ago 

Cookin' something up, just wait a sec...