What's Going On

Album: Can-I-Bus (1998)
  • "What's.. what's.."

    "What's going on? What's going on?" (4X)



    [Canibus]

    The club scene is a regular hangout spot for unclean

    women in tight jeans frontin like queens

    Chickenheads who should be home takin care of their eggs

    Instead they always in the club flirtin with men

    No I don't care about no hype no holic bitches; all I'm concerned with

    is who's bringin they burners in to burn niggaz

    While security practice is mediocre proportions

    Niggaz is still stealthily sneakin they firearms in

    Often, niggaz be acting like they're marksmen

    but couldn't hit a stationary object

    So how you gonna hit a movin target? Especially if you alcoholic

    The party was coconuts until you spoiled it

    Nigga what's goin on?



    Chorus: Canibus + samples



    "What's going on? What's going on?"

    [Can] What's goin on these days?

    [Can] Can't do no hip-hop shows without the gunplay

    "What's going on? What's going on?"

    [Can] What's goin on? Why is everybody packin?

    "While you rappin, I'm busy tryin to sneak the gat in" -> Havoc

    "What's going on? What's going on?"

    [Can] What's goin on these days?

    Can't do no hip-hop shows without the gunplay

    "What's going on? What's going on?"

    [Can] Before you blaze, think about the lives at stake

    "You got a gun up in your waist, please don't shoot up the place" -> Biggie



    [Canibus]

    Aiyyo

    The other night I seen some kid gettin loud, runnin his mouth

    Til somebody pulled the thang-thang out, then shots rang out

    This nigga in front of me got his back blown out

    On the floor with a piece of his small intestines hangin out

    I had to scream on the bouncers to carry him out

    They said, "Nah, them niggaz is still bustin in the crowd"

    Then they ducked down close to the ground as the bullets whizzed by

    Prayin to Allah cause they don't want to die

    But neither do I, fuck it, I gotta be here

    As a rap artist, it's a vital part of my career

    I swear, y'all niggaz need to chill with that

    Bringing your handguns to every God damn club I perform at

    Everything from semi-autos to macs

    Chrome or black, plastic gats and all that

    Believe it or not - the government wants that

    So they can use that as an excuse to shut down rap

    What's goin on?



    Chorus



    [Canibus]

    Yo

    All of my hip-hop niggaz should feel what I'm speakin upon

    A subject that was touched by Nas and Pharoahe Monch

    Bullets - bein shot from guns, guns bein carried by thugs

    who come to the clubs to shed blood

    Bear in mind, that everytime a nigga reaches for chrome

    he jeopardizes more lives than his own

    To some this record ain't even relevant until you experience

    how a bullet can shatter your dreams in a millisec'

    By some thug cats who didn't take that

    by bustin a gat, they could render somebody handicapped

    and trapped, in a wheelchair over nothin

    With the gift of walkin and runnin snatched from them

    What the fuck is goin on?



    Chorus 2X (to fade) Writer/s: MARTIN JOHN CHANTLER WILLIAMS, THOMAS CHARLES CHANTLER WILLIAMS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Norma from Leeds, United KingdomNot nearly as nice as "Naughty, naughty, naughty" by Joy Sarney.
  • Joel from Baltimore, MdI don't normally listen to rap but I have heard this on a mixtape my friend made.
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