it always bugs me that in “pass the mic”, the beastie boys rhyme commercial with itself. it’s the sort of thing that you notice once, and can’t shake whenever you hear the song again.

Everybody’s rapping like it’s a commercial
Actin’ like life is a big commercial
So this is what I’ve got to say to you all
Be true to yourself and you will never fall
And now I’d like to pass the mic to the a