Item #6257 The Message [handwritten lyric manuscript]. Mele Mel.

The Message [handwritten lyric manuscript]

np: np, nd. Sharpie on yellow lined paper. 8 ½ x 11 in. Near fine. Item #6257

The lyrics of ‘The Message’ is generally considered to be the origin of political and
conscientious hip hop poetry, predating the work of Public Enemy by five years. This is a
unique opportunity to own one of the central pieces of writing in the history of hip hop in
manuscript form by one of the truly masterful original MCs.