The 100 Best Opening Lines in Rap History, Part 1: 100 - 51

73. "It's lonely at the top and whatever you do/You always got to watch motherfuckers around you." - Guru

Song: "Moment of Truth" (1998)
Album: Moment of Truth

Guru definitely had his moment of truth as soon as he picked up the mic, and laid some shit bare: From loneliness to distrust, he covered all bases of the downside to success within the first bars. Sure, there's plenty more to go into, as he proceeded to explain, but that's what makes this line all the more amazing—how could there be?

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