Grew Up A Screw Up
by Ludacris (featuring Jeezy)

Album: Release Therapy (2006)
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  • This is an autobiographical song about how Ludacris' upbringing. He grew up in a bad neighborhood and knew he had to take control of his life to find success.
  • On the album, there are "Therapy" songs and "Release" songs. This is a "Therapy" song, whereas "Money Maker" is a "Release" song.
  • The chorus is taken from part of The Notorious B.I.G.'s rap in the Tupac song "Runnin' (Dying to Live)."
  • Jeezy performs the second verse, where he raps about how he grew up and dropped out of school in 8th grade. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR, for all above
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