Yo Rakim, what's up? Yo, I'm doing the knowledge, E., I'm trying to get paid in full Well, check this out, since Nobry Walters is our agency, right? True Kara Lewis is our agent Word up Zakia/4th & Broadway is our record company Indeed Okay, so who we rollin with? We rollin with Rush Of Rushtown Management Check this out, since we talking over This def beat that I put together I want to hear some of them def rhymes Know what I'm sayin? And together, we can get Paid in full...
Thinkin' of a master plan 'Cause ain't nuthin' but sweat inside my hand So I dig into my pocket, all my money is spent So I dig deeper but still comin' up with lint So I start my mission- leave my residence
Thinkin' how could I get some dead presidents I need money, I used to be a stick-up kid So I think of all the devious things I did I used to roll up, this is a hold up, ain't nuthin' funny Stop smiling, be still, don't nuthin' move but the money
But now I learned to earn 'cause I'm righteous I feel great! so maybe I might just Search for a 9 to 5, if I strive Then maybe I'll stay alive So I walk up the street whistlin' this
Feelin' out of place 'cause, man, do I miss A pen and a paper, a stereo, a tape of Me and Eric be , and a nice big plate of Fish, which is my favorite dish But without no money it's still a wish
'Cause I don't like to dream about gettin paid So I dig into the books of the rhymes that I made To now test to see if I got pull Hit the studio, 'cause I'm paid in full
Writer/s: BENJAMIN NAGARI, ERIC BARRIER, WILLIAM GRIFFIN
Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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"Cruise" climbed from 6-5 on the Hot 100 in its 34th week. In doing so it set a record for the slowest ascent to the Top 5 in the chart's history, which was beaten by Imagine Dragon's "Radioactive" 42-week clamber to #4 three weeks later.