Both of Us

Album: Strange Clouds (2012)
Charted: 22 18
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  • I wish I was strong enough to lift not one but both of us
    Some day I will be strong enough to lift not one but both of us

    Ever thought about losing it
    When your money's all gone and you lose your whip
    You might lose your grip when the landlord tell ya that you're due for rent
    And the grass so green on the other side
    Make a n**** wanna run straight through the fence
    Open up the fridge bout twenty times
    But still can't find no food in it
    That's foolishness
    And sometimes I wonder, why we care so much about the way we look
    And the way we talk and the way we act
    And the clothes we bought, how much that cost?
    Does it even really matter?
    'Cause if life is an uphill battle
    We all tryna climb with the same ol' ladder
    In the same boat, with the same ol' paddle
    Why so shallow? I'm just asking
    What's the pattern for the madness
    Everybody ain't a number one draft pick
    Most of us ain't Hollywood actors
    But if it's all for one, and one for all
    Then maybe one day, we all can ball
    Do it one time for the underdogs
    Sincerely yours, from one of y'all

    I wish I was strong enough to lift not one but both of us
    Some day I will be strong enough to lift not one but both of us

    I can feel your pain, I can feel your struggle
    You just wanna live, been everything so low
    That you could drown in a puddle
    That's why I gotta hold us up, yeah hold us up
    For all the times no one's ever spoke for us
    To every single time that they play this song
    You can say that that's what Bobby Ray wrote for us
    When the tides get too high
    And the sea up underneath get so deep
    And you feel like you're just another person
    Getting lost in the crowd, way up high in the nosebleed
    Uh, because we won't be near yet, both of us
    But we still stand tall with our shoulders up
    And even though we always against the odds
    These are the things that have molded us
    And if life hadn't chosen us
    Sometimes I wonder where I would've wound up
    'Cause if it was up to me, I'd make a new blueprint
    Then build it from the ground up, hey
    But if it's all for one, and one for all
    Then maybe one day, we all can ball
    Do it one time for the underdogs
    From Bobby Ray, to all of y'all

    I wish I was strong enough to lift not one but both of us
    Some day I will be strong enough to lift not one but both of us Writer/s: Ammar Malik, Bobby Ray Jr Simmons, Clarence Montgomery, Henry Russell Walter, Jamieson Xavier Jones, Lukasz Gottwald, Stephen Hill
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., THE ADMINISTRATION MP INC, Universal Music Publishing Group
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