Touch The Sky

Album: Late Registration (2006)
Charted: 6 42
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  • I gotta testify
    Come up in the spot lookin' extra fly
    Fore the day I die, I'mma touch the sky
    Gotta testify
    come up in the spot lookin' extra fly
    'Fore the day I die, I'mma touch the sky

    Back when they thought pink Polos would hurt the Roc
    Before Cam got the shit to pop
    The doors was closed, I felt like Bad Boy's street team
    I couldn't work the locks
    Now let's go, take 'em back to the plan
    Me and my momma hopped in that U-Haul van
    Any pessimists I ain't talk to them
    Plus I ain't have no phone in my apart-a-ment
    Let's take 'em back to the club
    Least about an hour I stand on line
    I just wanted to dance, I went to Jacob an hour
    After I got my advance, I just wanted to shine
    Jay favorite line: "Dawg, in due time!"
    Now he look at me, like, "Damn, dawg! You where I am!"
    A hip-hop legend, I think I died
    In that accident, cause this must be heaven

    I gotta testify
    Come up in the spot lookin' extra fly
    Fore the day I die, I'mma touch the sky
    Gotta testify
    come up in the spot lookin' extra fly
    'Fore the day I die, I'mma touch the sky

    Now let's take them high (Top of the world baby)
    (Top top of the world)
    La la la (Top of the world baby)
    (On top of the world)

    Now let's take them high (Top of the world baby)
    (Top top of the world)
    La la la (Top of the world baby)
    (On top of the world)

    Back when Gucci was the shit to rock
    Back when Slick Rick had the shit to pop
    I'd do anything to say I got it
    Damn, them new loafers hurt my pocket
    Before anybody wanted K. West beats
    Me and my girl split the buffet at KFC
    Dog, I was having nervous breakdowns
    Like "Man - these niggas that much better than me?"
    Baby, I'm going on an airplane
    And I don't know if I'll be back again
    Sure enough, I sent the plane tickets
    But when she came to kick it, things became different
    Any girl I cheated on, sheets I skeeted on
    Couldn't keep it at home, thought I needed a Nia Long
    I'm trying to right my wrongs
    But it's funny them same wrongs helped me write this song

    I gotta testify
    Come up in the spot lookin' extra fly
    Fore the day you die, you gon' touch the sky
    You gon' touch the sky baby girl
    Testify, come up in the spot lookin' extra fly
    'Fore the day you die, you gon' touch the sky

    Yes, yes, yes, guess who's on third?
    Lupe steal like Lupin the 3rd
    Here like ear 'til I'm beer on the curb
    Peachfuzz buzz but beard on the verge
    Let's slow it down like we're on the syrup
    Bottle shaped body like Mrs. Butterworth
    But, before you say another word
    I'm back on the block like I'm laying on the street
    I'm trying to stop "lion" like I'm Mumm-Ra
    But I'm not lyin' when I'm laying on the beat
    En garde, or touché, Lupe cool as the unthawed
    But I still feel possessed as a gun charge
    Come as correct as a porn star
    In a fresh pair steps in my best foreign car
    So, I represent the first
    Now let me end my verse right where the horns are

    I gotta testify
    Come up in the spot lookin' extra fly
    Fore the day you die, you gon' touch the sky
    You gon' touch the sky baby girl
    Testify, come up in the spot lookin' extra fly
    'Fore the day you die, you gon' touch the sky

    We back at home, baby!
    Sky high, I'm, I'm sky high!
    Yeah, feels good to be home, baby! Writer/s: Curtis L Mayfield, Justin Gregory Smith, Kanye Omari West, Kanye West, Wasalu Muhammad Jaco
    Publisher: Capitol CMG Publishing, RESERVOIR MEDIA MANAGEMENT INC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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