Sure Shot

Album: Ill Communication (1994)
Charted: 27
  • 'Cause you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    'Cause you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    Well, you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    Mike D, come and rock the sure shot

    I've got the brand new doo-doo, Guaranteed like Yoo-hoo
    I'm on like Dr. John, yeah, Mr. Zu Zu
    I'm a newlywed, not a divorcee (yeah)
    And everything I do is funky like Lee Dorsey

    Well it's the taking of the Pelham 1, 2, 3
    If you want a doody rhyme, then come see me
    I've got the savior faire with the unique rhymin'
    I keep it on and on, it's never quitting time and

    Strictly handheld is the style I go
    Never rock the mic with the pantyhose
    I strap on my ear goggles and I'm ready to go
    'Cause at the boards is the man, they call the Mario

    You pull up at the function and you know I Kojak
    To all the party people that are on my Bozac
    I've got more action than my man, John Woo
    And I've got mad hits like I was Rod Carew (yeah)

    Because you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    Because you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    You know you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    Adrock, come and rock the sure shot (Hurra-, Hurra-)

    Cane will cross fade on your ass and bust your eardrums
    Listen everybody 'cause I'm shifting gears
    I'm fresh like Dougie when I get my specs
    And on the microphone, I come correct

    Timing like a clock when I rock the hip-hop
    Top notch is my stock on the soapbox
    I've got more rhymes than I've got gray hairs
    And that's a lot because I've got my share (oohh, weee)

    I've got a hole in my head and there's no one to fix it
    I gotta straighten my thoughts
    I'm thinking too much (yeah) sick shit
    Everyone just takes and takes, takes, takes, takes
    I'll have to step back, I gotta contemplate

    Well, I'm like Lee Perry, I'm very on
    Rock the microphone, and then I'm gone
    I'm like Vaughn Bode, I'm a Cheech Wizard
    Never quittin', so won't you listen

    Ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, ah, yes, indeed, it's fun time

    Because you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    Because you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    Well, you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    Mca, come and rock the sure shot

    I want to say a little something that's long overdue
    The disrespect to women has got to be through
    To all the mothers and the sisters and the wives and friends
    I want to offer my love and respect to the end

    Well, you say I'm twenty-something
    And I should be slacking
    But I'm working harder than ever
    And you could call it macking
    So I'm supposed to sit upon my couch just watching my TV
    I'm still listening to wax
    I'm not using the CD!

    Well, I'm that kid in the corner
    All fucked up and I wanna
    So I'm gonna (yeah)
    Take a piece of the pie
    Why not, I'm not quittin'
    Think I'm-a change up my style just to fit in

    I keep my underwear up with a piece of elastic
    I use a bullshit mic that's made out of plastic
    To send my rhymes out to all the nations Like Ma Bell
    I got the ill communication

    'Cause you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    'Cause you can't, you won't, and you don't stop
    Well, you can't, you won't, and you don't stop

    Keep on and rockin' the sure shot

    B-boys
    B-girls
    Tick-tock, tick-tick, tock-tock Writer/s: JEREMY STEIG, WENDELL T FITE, MARIO CALDATO, MICHAEL LOUIS DIAMOND, ADAM KEEFE HOROVITZ, ADAM NATHANIEL YAUCH
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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