Peace Sign/Index Down

Album: The Quilt (2008)
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  • Gym Class Heroes
    Cool and Dre (this is)
    You silly for this one
    It's Travie (why you doin' this to me)

    I started rappin' back in the class
    Scribbling tracks
    In hopes that one of my jokes
    Would have the pretty young things laughin'
    The chubby little bastard
    With a nack for little debbies snacks
    But what I lacked in looks
    I made up for it in passion
    No advance and plus we make it happen
    Your conscience more obnoxious
    Then that laughy Taffy snappin'
    Goodbye yesterdays rags
    Hello high fashion
    Hands before you's a man
    That built a castle with sand
    With no regards for tidal-waves
    And finally established
    Til the water comes in gallon drums
    And wipes away my palace
    But now I'm sittin' lovely off
    In wonderland with Alice
    With purple people passin' me
    At the caterpillar's chalice
    Ha ha, you probably thinking
    I'm wrong right?
    Like I should quit
    Writing these songs right?
    Tell you what do it better
    I just might
    Take it back to 86
    You wanna lick, sike!

    Don't let the TV mislead you
    Me and you dude we are not equal
    Fuck you this is for my people
    Fuck you this is for my people
    Don't try to hide like I can't see you
    Your parents must've been trans
    And so see through
    Fuck you this is for my people
    Fuck you this is for my people

    [Chorus: x4]
    Put up your peace sign, put your index down

    Before I utter words
    And before I start to begin
    Let me make sure you clear
    I'm about securing the wind
    I puzzle up my words
    While I piece another concoction
    Cause I'm stubborn with the thought
    That failure was never an option
    I grinds like a carpenter
    Until my caleceous's bleed
    With the passion from my heart
    To the many mouths that I feed
    That's why I look at most of you
    Stupid I know it's odd
    Because you can't really do
    Nothin' to me unless you GOD
    But bein' that none of you ain't him
    You can't fuck with me
    Now watch me erase them
    Now trust me see I'm so determined
    I'm walkin' through the heap of gauntlets
    While the fire is burnin''
    Or how the tires
    Turning on the rim of the V
    I laugh and shake it off
    The shit they be doin' to me
    Wit all the yappin' and talking
    And so and so think
    That you can ever stop the kid
    Oh no

    So if you get in my way you know yer done son
    You best believe what I say you better run son
    Fuck you because I do this for my loved ones
    Fuck you because I do this for my loved ones
    You better kneel down
    And pray cause where I come from
    We goin' hard everyday that's how the fights won
    Fuck you because I do this for my loved ones
    Fuck you because I do this for my loved ones

    [Chorus: x4]
    Put up the peace sign, put the index down

    Look mom no hands
    Yer little boys a man
    Everything you said is finally settin' in
    Trainin' wheels fell off and I kept peddling
    Now I'm ridin' wheelies on this industry
    Say the word I'll ghost-ride
    This bitch instantly
    Good lookin' pop on the strength that you givin' me
    Wasn't for you Gym Class would be history
    I'm on my upstate shit
    I Was Brooklyn broke but now I'm upstate rich
    Gettin' brains from two dames with French accents
    Now I mess with local chicks
    I get em upstate shit
    You prob thinking I'm wrong right?
    Like I should quit writtin' these songs right?
    Tell you what do it better I just might
    Take it back to 86 you want a lick, sike!

    Now it's a lot of yall that can't stand me
    Cause my resemblance to prince is uncanny
    But fuck you this is for my family
    Fuck you this is for my family
    Upstate new york to Miami
    Up late recording in my jammies
    I do it for my family
    Fuck you this is for my family

    [Chorus: x4]
    Put up your peace sign, put your index down Writer/s: ANDRE LYON, DISASHI LUMUMBA-KASONGO, MARCELLO VALENZANO, MATTHEW MCGINLEY, TRAVIS MCCOY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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