Detroit Vs. Everybody

Album: Shady XV (2014)
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  • Tell 'em if they want it, they can come get that (Statik)
    I swear I love my city, I just want less (Statik)
    See me, they salute me, they ain't ready for that (Statik)
    Detroit vs. Everybody

    Uh, I took a bite out the rotten apple by the poison tree
    All these females need to email to make noise
    And now things changin' a lot, he fuck with my authority
    Then he shall see shells
    But not by the seashore if he gangbangin' or not
    It's simple as the alphabet
    He F with me, that G shall surely see
    He definitely as 'bout it as retail fraud, he's weak
    The honest gesture
    The trigger finger 'round the diamond tester, we tell flaw with heat (uh)
    The same soldier, it's me, myself and I
    Ridin' 'round shootin' my biopic and my autobiography
    Range Rover, this ain't the squash beef state
    You thinkin' make up, we thinkin' Lark Voorhies face
    The twin Eagle'll air his coupe, might as well ride by in an ambulance
    My parachute like skydivin' in Hammer pants
    So call it sibling rivalry
    Take his life, call it the unforgivable robbery
    A wise man told me that holdin' a grudge is like
    Lettin' somebody just live inside of your head rent free
    Real talk, I don't got time to evict these clowns
    Y'all niggas been bitches, that's none of my business, but I don't sip tea
    (That's Nickel) Ride around his block
    All he knows is pitfalls, that's why he's always climbin' out his drop
    (I got a question) Do you wanna ride or die?
    Welcome to Detroit, mothafucka (Sean Don)

    Boy I need no halves and halves, I want the game in entirety
    Hundred percent cut, no stitches required (no)
    Welcome to Detroit where if you get that promotion
    Don't worry man, them bullets will still be at your ass firin' (brr brr)
    I still call it safe, I would suck if I was umpirin'
    Boy I hit the beat I just treat that shit like a diary
    I'm offended if you hear my new shit and you ain't rewindin' me
    Self made, I never needed your bail or a wire, see
    I'm never callin' collect, I call to collect
    My homie wanted a Chevy so I put my dog in the 'Vette (swerve)
    Ha, plus I'm so loyal that that paper, boy, is all that I fetch
    If the ball in my hand then the ball in the net (net, uh)
    Bitch I'm the D, can't no offence dunk on me (me)
    I'm Mr. Big Shot, these hoes get drunk off me (me)
    I'm over-respected, my mama gated community's overprotective
    So futuristic, I'm already over my next bitch
    Reminiscin' on listenin' to 50 fifty times a day
    Back when tenth grade was like fifty days away
    Tryna get paid fifty ways a day
    Used to put fifty on the layaway, now my closet fifty shades of grey
    Twenty six and I done lived a lifetime a few times
    From futons to Grey Poupons
    In church tryna get a little savings, yeah coupons (God)
    I spit that A1 every day, I'm hittin' new primes
    Now the stakes high, niggas surprised at the new lines
    Takin' down my number like "you still ain't got a new line?"
    Nah it's the same, we been laborin' for years
    I know it took way longer than nine months, but fuck it, it's all in due time
    I turned a blunt to a roach with dreams of bein' a Beatle though
    Don't want to, I need to, ya gotta learn to keep it cerebral
    When you come up in a place where everyone got a piece but ain't peaceful
    This is just part one, wait 'til the sequel (let's go) lil' bitch

    Tell 'em if they want it, they can come get that (Statik)
    I swear I love my city, I just less little (Statik)
    See me, they salute me, they ain't ready for that (Statik)
    Detroit vs. Everybody

    Comin' from them streets where they thirsty, starvin' to eat
    Just a step away from felon, that's why they call it the D
    Arguably the whole reason for all of this honesty
    Honestly no honor roll, but honored up in them streets
    'Cause I'm a Linwood nigga, them young niggas hit ya
    Put a stack on your head, you'll bleed a lake on Grand River
    If you think your hood harder, then I might beg to differ
    Know some killers pull the trigger for a Swisher and Miller
    In a blink I'll hit your kisser, bet yo ass ain't rememberin'
    They say my city's tougher than two fat bitches scissoring
    So nigga I'm a veteran, retire my letterman
    Have K's out front your school, but I ain't goin' to Kettering
    Cough up a lung, 313 where I'm from
    Xan got me cross eyed like Bernstein's son
    Any nigga try to copy, put a hole in his top
    It's us vs them, Detroit vs everybody, yeah

    Lately it seems as if it's me against the world
    Like it was before my life became a movie
    And they used to use my mothafuckin' trailer to tease me with
    But I flipped that script like a refill a
    Painkillers to pop that lid off that safety seal
    It made me feel amazing, Navy SEAL of bravery
    And if I may reiterate, I ain't even need a script
    I ain't bein' conceited, but I made it to radio, eat a dick
    I still never ABC the shit
    Mainstream appeal but the skill is what made me iller
    Since before they called Jay Dee Dilla
    I was daydreamin' one day I would be the shit
    And if I ever end up escapin' these streets I swear that I would stay here
    Still in it, and I'm crazy, I'll always be real
    Don't make me steal an eighteen wheeler
    Break all of my friends out of here and take 'em straight to the Mercedes dealer
    Peel off back to the same block that we came from, on a rampage
    Too crazy for me to flip
    What's makin' you think I need a switch? 'Cause I'm Adrian Peterson
    When he's raging and heated and on the way to go beat his kid?
    On the track get spanked like he just did
    (Detroit) I can't never leave this bitch
    Sick of bein' treated like me and shit, but Jesus
    I can just see why people quit callin' me to do features
    And them cyphers on BET 'cause if
    I wasn't me I probably wouldn't want to play with me neither, shit
    Seems to be reachin' this fever pitch, hundred and eighty degrees in here
    Shoulder blade full of cedar chips
    MCs just bit off more than they can chew like a face full of Swedish Fish
    Or Lorena with two penises
    Hateful and genius, this inconvenience
    And for the record, you won't want this kind of static
    In your life, when I'm makin' you cling to it
    May consider tryna reinsulate ya windows
    May be in for another crazy winter
    'Cause so cold in the D, it is as days begin to tick away
    But ain't this what really made me into the angry bitter blonde
    But ain't we sick of bein' underdogs
    Don't make me unleash this shit, release this Pit may even seem as if
    I'm yankin' your chain a bit or maybe the way in which I'm sayin' shit
    Is playin' with your relation, changin' it it's still the same shit and Shady's still a lady killer
    Since the day I went insane and attacked the baby sitter
    With a potato peeler and mushed her face into the entertainment center
    It's like another plane just entered into Ukraine again
    Or the Bermuda Triangle and attempted to make a safe descent
    Awaiting anyone who ain't affiliated, it could be danger
    Did you make arrangements with the gangsters 'fore you came here?
    And if they mention us

    Tell 'em if they want it, they can come get that (Statik)
    I swear I love my city, I just want less (Statik)
    See me, they salute me, they ain't ready for that (Statik)
    Detroit vs. Everybody

    What up though?
    It's the godfather Trick Trick
    You either ridin' with us
    Or gettin' rolled on
    That means Detroit versus everybody
    Hey Em
    Let me get that instrumental, take it down to the hood
    Let the little homies get this remix crackin'
    Detroit
    Okay Writer/s: Andrew Robert, Daniel Sewell, DeJa Trimble, James Brown, Jonathan Brooks, Marshall Mathers, Patrick Baril, Peter Beveridge, Ryan Montgomery, Sean Anderson
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP, Capitol CMG Publishing, RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC, THE ADMINISTRATION MP INC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., WARP MUSIC LIMITED
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