The Art of Peer Pressure

Album: Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (2012)
  • Everybody, everybody
    Everybody
    Everybody sit your bitch ass down and
    Listen to this true mothafuckin' story told by Kendrick Lamar on Rosecrans, ya bitch

    Smoking on the finest dope
    Aye aye aye aye
    Drank until I can't no mo'
    Aye aye aye aye
    Really I'm a sober soul
    But I'm with the homies right now
    And we ain't asking for no favors
    Rush a nigga quick then laugh about it later
    Aye aye aye aye
    Really I'm a peacemaker
    But I'm with the homies right now
    And momma used to say
    One day, it's gon' burn you out
    One day, it's gon' burn you out, out
    One day, it's gon' burn you out
    One day, it's gon' burn you
    I'm with the homies right now

    Me and my niggas four deep in a white Toyota
    A quarter tank of gas, one pistol, and orange soda
    Janky stash box when the federales roll up
    Basketball shorts with the Gonzales Park odor
    We on the mission for bad bitches and trouble
    I hope the universe love you today
    ‘Cause the energy we bringing sure to carry away
    A flock of positive activists and fill the body with hate
    If it’s necessary
    Bumping Jeezy first album looking distracted
    Speaking language only we know, you think is an accent
    The windows roll down all I see is a hand pass it
    Hotboxing like George Foreman grilling the masses
    Of the working world, we pulled up on a bunch of working girls
    And asked them what they working with – look at me
    I got the blunt in my mouth
    Usually I’m drug-free, but shit I’m with the homies

    It’s 2:30 and the sun is beaming
    Air conditioner broke and I hear my stomach screaming
    Hungry for anything unhealthy and if nutrition can help me
    I’ll tell you to suck my dick then I'll continue eating
    We speeding on the 405 passing Westchester
    You know the light skin girls in all the little dresses, good Lord
    They knew we weren’t from ‘round there
    ‘Cause every time we down there we pulling out the Boost Mobile sim cards
    Bougie bitches with no extensions
    Hood niggas with bad intentions, the perfect combination
    Before we sparked a conversation
    We seen three niggas in colors we didn’t like then started interrogating
    I never was a gangbanger, I mean I was never stranger to the funk neither
    I really doubt it
    Rush a nigga quick and then we laugh about it
    That’s ironic ‘cause I’ve never been violent, until I’m with the homies

    (Just ridin’, just ridin’)
    Me and the homies
    (Bullshittin’, actin’ a fool)
    Me and the homies
    (Trippin’, really trippin’)
    Me and the homies
    (Just ridin’, just ridin’, just ridin’…)

    Bragging 'bout the episode we just had
    A shot of Hennessey didn’t make me feel that bad
    I’m usually a true firm believer of bad karma
    Consequences from evil will make your past haunt you
    We tryna conquer the city with disobedience
    Quick to turn it up, even if we ain’t got the CD in
    But Jeezy still playing and our attitude is still "nigga, what is you saying"
    Pull in front of the house that we been camping out for like two months
    The sun is going down as we take whatever we want
    (Ay, ay, nigga cash out, pop the safe
    Ay nigga, I think it's somebody in this room
    Wait, what?
    Nigga, it's somebody in this room!)
    I hit the back window in search of any Nintendo
    DVDs, plasma screen TVs in the trunk
    We made a right, then made a left, then made a right
    Then made a left, we was just circling life
    My mama called – "Hello? What you doin'? “Kicking it”
    I should’ve told her I’m probably ‘bout to catch my first offense with the homies

    But they made a right, they made a left then made a right
    Then another right
    One lucky night with the homies

    K. Dot, you faded, hood?
    Yea we finally got that nigga faded. I think he hit the wrong blunt though
    Ooh, which one?
    Well which one he talking 'bout? I was finna hit the one with the shenanigans in it
    I prayed he hit that
    Nah, that nigga straight. He ain't hit that one
    Got the shenanigans? Give that nigga the shenanigans
    Nigga I think we should push back to the city, fo real doe
    Nigga, for what?
    What that nigga, what's that Jeezy song say nigga?
    "Last time I checked I was the man on these streets!"
    Yea, yea, that shit right there. I'm tryna be the nigga in the street
    There he go. Man you don't even know how the shit go
    Look, here's the plan luv. We gon' use the kickback as a alibi
    Wait 'til the sun go down, roll out, complete the mission,
    Drop K. Dot off at his mama van, at the park
    Cause I know he tryna fuck on Sherane tonight

    Then we all gon' meet back at the block at about 10:30
    That's straight but we should meet up around 12, I'm tryna fuck on something too
    Nigga sit yo dumb ass back down, nigga you ain't doing shit tonight
    Matter fact, nigga get in the mothafuckin' car
    We finna get active Writer/s: Kendrick Lamar, Jonas Vestergaard, Rune Helmgaard Rask
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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