Deep Reverence

Album: Detroit 2 (2020)
Charted: 82
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  • (Hit-Boy)
    (G. Ry got me)

    Look, fuck rap, I'm a street legend
    Block love me with a deep reverence
    I was birthed in a C-section
    Hella cops and police presence
    We got opps, so we keep weapons
    We on y'all block while y'all eat breakfast
    A lot of shots, we broke street records
    Watch how you talk, I got reflexes
    Watching your cheap necklace
    Then we slide out the east exit
    But every time we get to fuckin' niggas up, TMZ catch it
    Y'all still learnin' street lessons
    From the mastermind, first you master grind
    Then your team catch it
    This time is for the money, I don't need credit
    And I'm the don 'cause the streets said it, look
    (Fuck rap, I'm a street legend)
    And I'm the don 'cause the streets said
    (Block love me with a deep reverence) yeah, whoa
    And I'm the don 'cause the streets said it

    And I got pressure on me
    Seven days a week, it's game seven on me
    Life'll test you out, you live through that, that's testimony
    Givin' 'em hell but how in the hell I got all these blessings on me?
    Most of the girls I know addicted to social media
    All this time they put in, they could've wrote encyclopedias
    Mama said it only takes one time to fuck up your whole Wikipedia
    And as your son, I could see the type of light that you see me in
    After what happened to Nipsey I reached out to Kendrick
    It wasn't even no real issues there to begin with
    Lack of communication and wrong information from people
    Fueled by the ego is like mixing flames with diesel
    Energy crazy, I realize that it's a two way street
    What's coming is going if it don't give you more, it drains you
    Should be a billionaire based on the time off I'm not taking
    Probably why this shit with me get crazy and we lost a baby
    And everybody around me think I'm the one
    But we all just one of ones
    And I'm walkin' out the crib, they ask me where I'm going
    I told 'em I'm goin' on another ten year run
    Niggas is banging over blocks that they don't own, thinking that's home
    Boy, you think that's where you're from?
    You don't really know where you're from
    You don't know how deep your roots is or what your ancestors had done
    So God bless all the sons and daughters who knew their history
    So they knew where to take it farther
    And all the ones that stuck with me like good barbers
    Lookin' at my life story, God's a good author
    Never was the loudest in the room, we move like ninjas
    And if it cost you peace of mind, it might be too expensive
    So I can give you everything that you want from me for free though
    Get you one shot in life, you might not be able to reload
    So advanced, I need all my advances
    Bro hit me up for cash like we didn't have the same chances
    My Dad hit me up like, why I don't live in a mansion?
    I'm tryna focus, but baby girl, keep holding my mind for ransom
    And that aint how it's supposed to be
    This man Hov got to a B
    And his name Shawn too, I almost felt like it was me
    Damn, I realize all my setbacks were inside of me
    In high school I learned chemistry, biology
    But not how to cope with anxiety
    Or how I could feel like I'm by myself on an island
    With depression on all sides of me (damn)
    With a Glock 17 right on the side of me (hold up)
    Look, I ain't think I had the thought of suicide in me
    Until life showed me all these different sides of me
    Too many times I thought the reaper was outside for me
    And how the fuck is people that never met me that hate me?
    I wonder if they understand that I meditate daily
    And feel like my life purpose is to give inspiration
    Despite the hit songs that there's just no escaping
    That I take care of my family and beat the odds that were deadly
    You hate that? That just reflects your lack of succession
    Bless 'em, if it ain't Nipsey blue, it's Detroit blue
    This that Detroit 2, I'm bringin' it back to the hood like D boys do, gone

    So the collaboration though with Nipsey and who?
    Aww man, I'd prolly say Payroll or Tee Grizzley
    Me and Big Sean talked about doing something recently too
    So, you know all of 'em, I'ma, I'ma tap in with all of Detroit

    (Fuck rap, I'm a street legend)
    (Block love me with a deep reverence)


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