The Metaphor Awards ’96 (Mastermind Street Jam)

This was billed as the first ever Metaphor Awards. Mastemind spun an hour of tunes and asked listeners to call in and vote for their favourite metaphor song in hip-hop.

What’s your pick from this list?

Cella Dwellas – Advance to Boardwalk
Common Sense – I Used to Love H.E.R.
Tha Alkaholiks – Mary Jane
Main Source – Friendly Game of Baseball
Mobb Deep – Drink Away the Pain
GZA – Labels
Krs-One – I Can’t Wake Up
Jeru the Damaja – Can’t Stop The Prophet
K-Solo – Tales From thge Crackside
LL Cool J – My Rhyme Ain’t Done / Milky Cereal / Hollis to Hollywood
Organized Knofusion – Stray Bullet
Nas – I Gave You Power
Smooth Da Hustler – My Crew Can’t Go For That

What’s your pick of all-time best metaphor song in hop-hop?

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