Run This Town

Album: The Blueprint 3 (2009)
Charted: 1 2
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  • Feel it comin' in the air (yeah)
    Hear the screams from everywhere (yeah)
    I'm addicted to the thrill (I'm ready)
    It's a dangerous love affair (what's up? Come on)
    Can't be scared when it goes down
    Got a problem, tell me now (what's up?)
    Only thing that's on my mind (what's up?)
    Is who's gon' run this town tonight? (Ah, what's up?)
    Is who's gon' run this town tonight? (Yeah, what's up? Yeah)
    We gon' run this town

    We are, yeah, I said it, we are
    This is Roc Nation, pledge your allegiance
    Get your fatigues on, all black everything
    Black cards, black cars, all black everything
    And our girls are blackbirds ridin' with they Dillingers
    I get more in depth if you boys really real enough
    This is la Familia, I'll explain later
    But for now, let me get back to this paper
    I'm a couple bands down and I'm tryna get back
    I gave Doug a grip and lost a flip for five stacks
    Yeah, I'm talkin' 5 commas, 6 zeros, dot zero, here Doug
    Back to runnin' circles 'round niggas, now we squared up
    Hold up

    Life's a game, but it's not fair (yeah)
    I break the rules, so I don't care (uh-huh)
    So I keep doin' my own thing
    Walkin' tall against the rain (what's up?)
    Victory's within the mile
    Almost there, don't give up now (what's up?)
    Only thing that's on my mind
    Is who's gon' run this town tonight? (What's up?)
    Hey, hey, hey, hey (what's up?)
    Is who's gon' run this town tonight?

    We are, yeah, I said it, we are
    You can call me Caesar, in a dark Caesar
    Please follow the leader, So Eric B We are
    Microphone fiend, it's the return of the god
    Peace, God, ah, ah, and ain't nobody fresher
    I'm in Maison, ah, Martin Margiela
    On the table, screamin', "Fuck the other side, they're jealous"
    We got a banquette full of broads, they got a table full of fellas
    Yeah, and they ain't spendin' no cake
    They should throw they hand in 'cause they ain't got no spades
    Yeah, my whole team got dough
    So my banquette is lookin' like Millionaires' Row

    Life's a game, but it's not fair
    I break the rules, so I don't care (what's up?)
    So I keep doin' my own thing (uh, uh)
    Walkin' tall against the rain (yeah)
    Victory's within the mile (what's up?)
    Almost there, don't give up now (uh)
    Only thing that's on my mind
    Is who's gon' run this town tonight? (What's up?)
    Hey, hey, hey, hey (yeah, yeah, yeah, what's up?)
    Is who's gon' run this town tonight?

    It's crazy how you can go from bein' Joe Blow
    To everybody on your dick, no homo
    I bought my whole family whips, no Volvos
    Next time I'm in church, please, no photos
    Police escorts, everybody passports
    This the life that everybody ask for
    This a fast life, we are on a crash course
    What you think I rap for, to push a fucking Rav4?
    But I know that if I stay stunting
    All these girls only gon' want one thing
    I could spend my whole life Good Will Hunting
    Only good gon' come is this good when I'm cumming
    She got a ass that'll swallow up a G-string
    And up top, uh, two bee stings
    And I'm beasting off the Riesling
    And my nigga just made it out the precinct
    We give a damn about the drama that your dude bring
    I'm just tryna change the color on your mood ring
    Reebok, baby, you need to try some new things
    Have you ever had shoes without shoe strings?
    "What's that 'Ye?" "Baby, these heels"
    "Is that a May- what?" "Baby, these wheels"
    You trippin' when you ain't sippin', have a refill
    You feelin' like you runnin', huh? Now you know how we feel, (what's up?)

    Hey, hey (yeah, yeah)
    Hey, hey (what's up?)
    Hey, hey
    Hey, we gon' run this town tonight
    What's up? Writer/s: Athanasios Alatas, Ernest Wilson, Jeffrey Bhasker, Kanye West, Rihanna Fenty, Sean Carter
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Royalty Network, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 4

  • Tyler from Bryson City, NcNo there is definetly alot of Freemason Illuminati referancing in this video and lyrics. They all worship Satan and f--k each other in the ass.
  • Illuminati Spam from Kentucky, KyHe may be living it up and thinking he is on top of the world. Think about if satan is so much better then why arent any of the alumni immortal. We all die. satan has no friends only workers. What happens when the workers get to old to work. If you cant trust yourself how are you going to trust someone that gives you materialistic things that can be easily take away. As fast as you can take it can be taken. Have you ever woke and staired at the ceiling fan above your head and thought if this s--t falls then im a goner. Simple minded and is nothing with out fame and fortune when none of that matter in the end.
  • Bella from East Orange, Njeveryone seems to think that this song and its video has alot of freemansontry and illuminati refrences.,

    although i do agree., i think that jay is just using the symbolism for pure shock value.,

    americans eat s--t like that up - and apparently its working., the song is like number one.,
  • James from Indianapolis, InI dont know why this song has no comments!!! This song is awesome i cant stop listening to it!!!
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