My Life

Album: Chyna Doll (1998)
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  • [Althea]
    Ohhh yeahh, yeah, ooh
    Yeahhh-yeah-yeah, ohhh, ohhhh

    [Verse One: Foxy Brown]
    From the cradle til' now, still Fox, just a little more mature
    Seen it with my bare eyes, did it all before
    Been through hell on earth
    Playin' out my role I was given since birth, receptin' it well

    Go hard at them critics, they expect me to fail
    Work hard for my fans, they expect me to sell
    They suspect I'm livin' well
    But they don't know the pain I feel

    Five minutes away from gettin' killed, it's ill
    My moms always hug me when I'm leavin'
    I wake up cryin' because death bugs me when I'm sleepin'
    Jam Master died, it's like I ain't done grievin'

    Big and Pac gone and look we still beefin'
    And son even, we at odds in these days
    Where niggas die over cars and they chains
    I thank God that I'm saved and I'mma hold it down in this game

    Now, from the cradle to the grave

    [Chorus: Althea]
    From the cradle to the grave
    I, wish I knew my life would end up being this way
    From the cradle to the grave
    I, wish I knew my life would end up being this way

    [Verse Two: Foxy Brown]
    From the cradle til now, I been through it all why'all
    Y'all don't know half the things, I been through it dawg
    Pain and sufferation, I been through it all
    My heart's still cold, I been through the storm

    Confused all these years, shit, we grew all these years
    I remember me and you on the stairs
    Talkin' bout what we gonna do when we're big
    Money came into play and best friends went they way, shit

    I wish it never had to go that way, uh
    The price of fame can cost a whole friendship
    Yeah we got dollars, but it's senseless
    So I pray to God for forgiveness and ask him to carry me through

    All the stress and the drama in this business
    I bare witness, I Fox, and keep going strong until my heart stop
    And keep flowing strong with a ?rap pon coc?, see'mon

    [Chorus: Althea]
    From the cradle to the grave
    I, wish I knew my life would end up being this way
    From the cradle to the grave
    I, wish I knew my life would end up being this way

    [Althea]
    As a little girl I wish I knew that I
    Would be goin' through the drama that's in my life
    All the sufferin', everywhere I been
    How I get myself in all this bullshit I'm in

    [Verse Three: Foxy Brown]
    From now til' the grave, I look back at my life
    Smile and say "wow" in amazement
    All these roadblocks, wonder how did I make it
    Wonder how I 'came famous, I'm impressed with me

    It's like rumours been obsessed with me
    But the truth never told, it was left with me
    And what's left for me, is to extend my hand
    If they don't reach then I'll let them be

    I got to live my life right
    But I wouldn't change how I lived my like
    If I could live my life twice
    Y'all don't understand what Inga's life's like

    A black stressed, I turned my back to the world
    And now I'm back to the world, this black girl's blessed
    Yeah, my fans helped me through it
    I was destined to blaze from the cradle to the grave
    Thank God my fam helped me through it (c'mon)

    [Chorus: Althea]
    From the cradle to the grave
    I, wish I knew my life would end up being this way
    From the cradle to the grave
    I, wish I knew my life would end up being this way Writer/s: DERIC MICHEAL ANGELETTIE, JAMAL BARROW, JOHN E A PHILLIPS, KANYE OMARI WEST, KANYE WEST, MICHELLE G PHILLIPS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, MUSICWORKS INTERNATIONAL, Royalty Network, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Ivy from Springfield, NeI don't like this song. Too many swears.
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