One thing's for sure. He put his homeland before America. He rapped:
- "America you're under attack!" - from "Bullet From a Gun"
- "Step off New York cause London's here!" - from "We've Got the Juice"
- "I give thanks to the brothers from across the ocean for giving me a sip of their magic potion." - from "Get Down"
- "In the States, the brothers, they are proud. In England they tried to pull me down." - from "All City"
- "Derek B has one of the hottest records in New York." - Chuck D from the "Power Move" intro.
EZQ: Yo D!Derek B: Yeah?
EZQ: You know that def B line you was runnin on me?Derek B: Go on, yeah.
EZQ: Give it to me please.Derek B: Alright, sweet. Hold on. What, like this?
EZQ: Yeah, that's right.