So Hard To Breathe

Album: Strange Clouds (2012)
  • Since day one I said fuck the fame and everything it dealt
    But the fame is really here just to facilitate the wealth
    But the wealth attracts you haters like mosquitos to a well
    And the waters getting deeper so I must set out to sail
    Someone called my cell, and left a voicemail
    They said congratulations on the million record sales
    As I'm flippin' over furniture, knockin' shit off the shelf
    I told myself I'd never get to deep to take a breath but I'm sinking

    And it's so hard to breathe, yeah
    And even more so to sleep when no one cares
    It was all I could need
    But now I'm sinking, so deep, I can't come up for air

    Yeah, I've seen the valley of the shadow of death
    I've seen the mountains, a wild childhood
    That's why I sing about it
    I just try to move on and keep my peace about it
    But come to think about it I can't even count the days
    That I spent starvin' tryin' to find a some decent housing
    It's why I'm always smiling but on this beat I seem so violent
    So ask me about the music scene and what the fuck I think about it
    Time flies I guess that's why I'm buggin'
    Just yesterday I was rappin with my brother and my cousin
    If you had the stove or toaster on you couldn't use the oven
    We knew that we were struggling we just actin' like we wasn't
    It was either make it rapping, if not that then hustling
    So all I see is magazine covers in this game
    You either surface or you plummet
    It's a thin line and I'm just tryin' to keep my head above it, damn

    And it's so hard to breathe, yeah yeah
    And even more so to sleep when no one cares
    It was all I could need
    But now I'm sinking, so deep, I can't come up for air

    Air I (I sink away)
    Air (I sink away)
    Air (As I sink away) I (Damn I sink away)

    (Damn air, damn, pots and pans, pots and pans
    Get carried away, damn get carried away
    Was never in the plans
    But hey, it's long way from beatin' pots and pans)

    And it's so hard to breathe, yeah yeah
    And even more so to sleep when no one cares
    It was all I could need
    But now I'm sinking, so deep

    (Damn this was never in the plans
    But hey, it's a long way from beatin' pots and pans
    Damn this was never in the plans
    But hey, it's a long way from beatin' pots and pans)

    (Damn this was never in the plans
    But hey, it's a long way from beatin' pots and pans
    Damn this was never in the plans
    But hey, it's a long way from beatin' pots and pans)

    But now I'm sinking so deep I can't come up for air, air, ah Writer/s: BOBBY RAY JR. SIMMONS, DELARRY D. SANDERS, KYLE RYAN KING, SEAN GARRETT, TAKEHIKO KATO
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, THE ADMINISTRATION MP INC
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