Trials & Tribulations

Album: Trials & Tribulations (2013)
  • I speak on behalf of the people
    Hope, faith
    We all got a story, this is me

    Okay, please forgive me father all the sinning I done did
    All the dirt I had to do
    All the trouble I've been in
    Went through Trials & Tribulations every day to make some ends
    I'm a walkin' testimony still I stand yet again
    You don't know shit that I been through, all this pain ain't that the truth
    So much tears that I done cried feeling like I ain't got shit to lose
    Why my granny passed away? Why my daughter didn't stay?
    Wish they both was here today oh Lord in Jesus name
    I done been through hell and back momma dodgin' heart attacks
    Ain't no A/C in the house just a broken thermostat
    Bill collectors on my line please don't fuckin' call me back
    Got me stressin' about this shit ain't no way I could relax
    I was only eighteen ain't no money comin' fast
    Had no choice but turn to God take some trouble of her back
    Everything just goin' wrong feel like nothin' goin' right
    I just seen my homie Dale and he died within the night
    Boy these streets ain't nothin' nice had to make way out the hood
    Don't nobody give a damn had to make sure we was good
    Just like that before you knew it I had got my record deal
    When you make it from the bottom just imagine how it feel
    Lord knows them niggas hate everybody had a doubt
    Who this nigga think he is that little black boy from the south
    They was laughin' at me then ain't no laughin' at me now
    And for those who don't believe ask 'em now who run the town
    Ain't no way I'm givin' up, ain't no way I'm givin' in
    I done lost it all before can't go through this shit again no (no)
    Lord forgive me, for what I'm about to do, forgive me for my sins,
    For the known, for the unknown, amen

    Let me get it back to legit to quit Porsche got two percented tint
    Bitch I made so many hits look how quickly they forget
    Go ahead and count me out you can talk behind my back
    Don't give a fuck about what you say so you think my music wack
    That ain't what my banker said couple million wired in
    Hope I see a hundred more that's before retirement
    Motivation on you hoes ain't no waitin' on the dough
    Heard they prayin' that I fail tell them Ace will never fold
    I'm a walkin' testimony and I mean just what I say
    Looked my daughter in her eyes right before she passed away
    Watched them doctors pull the plug don't wanna live another day
    This was all in God's fate could not be no other way
    How I did it, I kept my faith
    They tried to break me but there ain't no way
    I kept my focus whipped up the potion
    And when you make it out the struggle you the chosen
    I seen the light, oh glory glory, trials and tribulations my life is a story
    And everything I did to make it made me who I am today
    We the Best is in my blood ain't no father around to thank
    I'm a lion in this field and my heart is made of steel
    Catch me speedin' to the top hollerin' God take the wheel
    Have mercy, and even though we all are not perfect, forgive me Writer/s: ANTOINE MCCOLISTER, BRYAN STEPHEN JOHNSON, MEVIN RIVIERE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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