Smoke & Retribution

Album: Skin (2016)
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  • You ain't got no money, I ain't got no time
    All these faces lookin' funny when I'm drivin' by
    Had to tint my whip, my name is buzzin'
    Know they plan on killin' mine
    Aimin' at your temple, we was taught to kill a nigga mind
    Genocide buried in the tide, cleanse it in the sand
    Blood is sittin' in my hands, I'll never be the bigger man
    I know they'll never understand, but they don't give a fuck
    Lift your hands up high before I stick you up

    I held you to the ground 'cause you were floating
    Told me you're afraid of disappointing
    Pushing on your physical existence
    Pushing only 'cause you felt resistance
    Can't help but think about the situation
    Tryna get to see but my mind's racing
    Only got each other we can turn to
    Lying here, I know they'll never break you free

    You and me nobody else
    If it can't be that way then I'll just be all by myself
    I love the way you stay away from me, you make me melt
    Those nights you used to come and stay with me
    Replaying in my memory, it's no such thing as meant to be
    That's fine 'cause you so fine, the way you walk, you talk
    The way you leave your mark, just can't break you from my thoughts
    Walkin' through Ramona Park like they wasn't tryna shoot me up
    Doing all we did, we still ain't do enough

    Leaving through the night and starting fires
    Going through society's desires
    Smoke and retribution, keep it burning
    Only 'cause of sorrow I'll be learning
    Can't help but think about the situation
    Tryna get to see but my mind's racing
    Only got each other we can turn to
    Lying here, I know they'll never break you free

    I ain't scared of six feet
    'Cause I ain't scared to be free
    All I seen while on this earth
    Know that hearse can't be too worse
    Tell the woman that I hurt
    That I apologize for all my lies
    And tell my mama blame my karma
    Hate she had to see me die
    I just wanna see the sky
    Shinin' from the other side
    Lookin' down on all my friends
    Makin' sure they're walkin' right
    'Cause ain't nobody watch our back
    And this life way too hard for that
    I made it out with my heart intact
    Might harm me, still can't harvest that Writer/s: HARLEY EDWARD STRETEN, LAURA JANE LOWTHER, VINCENT STAPLES
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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