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Response to msanthrope (Original post)

Tue Mar 8, 2016, 11:41 AM

57. Guess they've problems with Rich Boy and John Legend then as well

http://genius.com/Rich-boy-ghetto-rich-lyrics

Ghetto Rich, by Rich Boy, Lil wayne and Nas

Let me take you through my hood where I was born and raised
Where niggas tote semi-automatics, busting them K's
Heavy guns and dope funds and raids by the police
Still getting pulled over and asked by the police
'Bama wasn't made for a nigga to win
See the color of your skin get you put in the pen
It's real life, over dice, Dwayne dead and gone
Sending niggas to the pen or the funeral home
I be feeling like the Lord will never answer me back
So I'm holding on my gat just in case they attack
Bullet holes in your house will make it hard to sleep
You see the fiends on the street want the hard for cheap
A lot of niggas doing life from undercovers and fake friends
It's real how them penitentiary bars'll break men
Niggas doing life from undercovers and fake friends
It's real how them penitentiary bars'll break men

- Then Hook - John Legend -
It's where you live, it's where you play
It's where you learn your favorite slang
Your world is ghetto
It's where I live; it's where I'm from
It's where you had to tote your gun
Your world is ghetto


"On this remix to the 2007 original, Rich Boy, Lil Wayne, and Nas describe the struggles of living in the ghetto. While oftentimes living in the ‘hood is glorified, all three rappers offer a more candid take in this song about the fear, mistrust, and deception that define their daily lives.

Lil' Wayne in particular delivers one of his most heartfelt verses, describing the temptations of drug dealing, rising to fame, and dealing with the responsibility of being a role model"

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