The 100 Best Opening Lines in Rap History, Part 2: 50 - 1

10. "I wanna rock right now/I'm Rob Base and I came to get down." - Rob Base

Song: "It Takes Two" (1988)
Album: It Takes Two

With a few simple declarative statements of purpose, Rob Base kicked off the anthem of the summer of '88. This is what I want to do; this is who I am. The opening of "It Takes Two" cuts sharply and immediately to the marrow of what rap is all about.

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