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

83. "When I'm alone in my room sometimes I stare at the wall/And in the back of my mind I hear my conscience call." - LL Cool J

Song: "I Need Love" (1987)
Album: Bigger and Deffer

Love Rap has since evolved into Emo Rap, but when LL proclaimed he needed love, he began his romantic track with some modern-day Shakesperean sonnet.

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