Paid In Full

Album: Paid In Full (1987)
Charted: 15
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  • 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?
    Kara Lewis is our agent
    Word up
    Zakia/4th & Broadway is our record company
    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: Eric Barrier, William Griffin
    Publisher: MUSIC SALES CORPORATION, Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 2

  • Vince from Salisbury, MdThe "7 Minutes of Madness" Coldcut remix also appears in the 1988 film "Colors".
  • Lench from La Mirada, CaClassic, one of the best hip-hop/rap tunes ever. Sick beat.
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