11 Examples of Hip Hop Lyrics that Read Like Poems-SliderPhoto


5. Missy Elliott, “Work It”
With an old school beat and the zip of the disk, you’ll be hard pressed not to hop up and dance, but listen to the words and burn with these sultry and sexy lyrics like: “Is it worth it, Let me work it, I’ll put my thing down, Flip it, and reverse it.” Certainly, some of the slickest hip-hop lyrics ever penned—by a gal no less.