A few weeks back when I was satirically naming The Greatest Hip-Hop Songs In All Of History, there were a few I neglected to mention in some seriousness. High on that list is Biggie's "Niggas Bleed." Even if you restrict the conversation to "best written lyrics" it's hard to really talk about the best of anything in hip-hop. I don't know how you measure the surrealism of early De La Soul against the naturalism of Ice Cube's early solo offerings. And sometimes lyrical deconstruction can't even explain lyrical greatness. "Colorblind" (which we will discuss later this week) is beautifully written, and there are beautiful lines, but I love it more for its tone.