Mike Shinoda Live - 2002.08.03


Date: 
August 03, 2002
Location: 
San Francisco, California  United States
Venue: 
KMEL 106.1 Radio
Venue Type: 
Studio
Event: 
The Wake Up Show
Show #: 
1 of 1
Other Bands: 
Rakaa (from Dilated Peoples)

Setlist:
01. Dedicated Verses 1 and 2; Mashup w/ DJ Instrumental
02. Unknown verse Mashup w/ DJ Instrumental
   
Debuts:
- This is the first time that Mike rapped any form of 'Dedicated' "live". The first time he did it at a Linkin Park show did not come until August 2009 in Taipei, Taiwan.
 
Other Notes:
- Mike and Rakaa from the Dilated Peoples went on The Wake Up Show to give interviews and rap. The DJ asked Mike to do a battle with Rakaa and Mike rapped verses 1 and 2 of 'Dedicated' and part of an unreleased song. On the Fort Minor forums in 2005, Mike said it was from a verse he had written "years ago", which might refer to even pre-Xero. He also posted the lyrics:
''Me and Rakka haven't begun to hit you yet
when i get you open / your insides will make you wet
you bet / hostile when i'm rapping to you
got you asking God how he let this happen to you
bringing on the fat lady / and the fat man too
and shoot em both out of a cannon over Kathmandu
if ya sleepin / i'm knocking out the sandman too
i'll beat the yellow out of you until you're black and blue
laugh at you / and any MC who wants to scuffle
turn a Challenger emcee into Challenger space shuttle
got Emcees so mixed-up, their bones are pulling muscles
And their bladders are leaking out and down their leg into a puddle
what's that / laying you flat survival tatic-ly
you wanna battle me you better start thinkin practicly
line after line casually rapping this rapidly
and ending this / you never get a chance to bust back at me'' 
 
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