Album: DAMN. (2017)
Charted: 50 33
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  • [Bekon:]
    America, God bless you if it's good to you
    America please take my hand
    Can you help me underst-
    [Kid Capri:] New Kung Fu Kenny

    [Kendrick Lamar:]
    Throw a steak off the ark
    To a pool full of sharks, he'll take it
    Leave him in the wilderness
    With a sworn nemesis, he'll make it
    Take the gratitude from him
    I bet he'll show you somethin', whoa
    I'll chip a nigga little bit of nothin'
    I'll chip a nigga little bit of nothin'
    I'll chip a nigga little bit of nothin'
    I'll chip a nigga, then throw the blower in his lap
    Walk myself to the court like, "Bitch, I did that!"
    X-rated

    Johnny don't wanna go to school no mo', no mo'
    Johnny said books ain't cool no mo' (no mo')
    Johnny wanna be a rapper like his big cousin
    Johnny caught a body yesterday out hustlin'
    God bless America, you know we all love him

    Yesterday I got a call like from my dog like 101
    Said they killed his only son because of insufficient funds
    He was sobbin', he was mobbin', way belligerent and drunk
    Talkin' out his head, philosphin' on what the Lord had done
    He said: "K-Dot, can you pray for me?
    It's been a fucked up day for me
    I know that you anointed, show me how to overcome."
    He was lookin' for some closure
    Hopin' I could bring him closer
    To the spiritual, my spirit do no better, but I told him
    "I can't sugarcoat the answer for you, this is how I feel:
    If somebody kill my son, that mean somebody gettin' killed."
    Tell me what you do for love, loyalty, and passion of
    All the memories collected, moments you could never touch

    I'll wait in front a niggas spot and watch him hit his block
    I'll catch a nigga leavin' service if that's all I got
    I'll chip a nigga, then throw the blower in his lap
    Walk myself to the court like, "Bitch, I did that!"
    Ain't no Black Power when your baby killed by a coward
    I can't even keep the peace, don't you fuck with one of ours
    It be murder in the street, it be bodies in the hour
    Ghetto bird be on the street, paramedics on the dial
    Let somebody touch my mama
    Touch my sister, touch my woman
    Touch my daddy, touch my niece
    Touch my nephew, touch my brother

    You should chip a nigga, then throw the blower in his lap
    Matter fact, I'm 'bout to speak at this convention
    Call you back-

    Alright, kids, we're gonna talk about gun control
    (Pray for me) Damn!

    [Bono:]
    It's not a place
    This country is to be a sound of drum and bass
    You close your eyes to look around

    [Kendrick Lamar:]
    Hail Mary, Jesus and Joseph
    The great American flag
    Is wrapped and dragged with explosives
    Compulsive disorder, sons and daughters
    Barricaded blocks and borders
    Look what you taught us!
    It's murder on my street, your street, back streets
    Wall Street, corporate offices
    Banks, employees, and bosses with
    Homicidal thoughts; Donald Trump's in office
    We lost Barack and promised to never doubt him again
    But is America honest, or do we bask in sin?
    Pass the gin, I mix it with American blood
    Then bash him in, you Crippin' or you married to blood?
    I'll ask again-oops-accident
    It's nasty when you set us up
    Then roll the dice, then bet us up
    You overnight the big rifles, then tell Fox to be scared of us
    Gang members or terrorists, et cetera, et cetera
    America's reflections of me, that's what a mirror does

    [Bono:]
    It's not a place
    This country is to be a sound of drum and bass
    You close your eyes to look ar-
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  • Brandon from Latrobe,paI'm not a big rap fan but, Kendrick is the only hip hop/rap artist I like. I love Slipknot and heavy metal but, Kendrick speaks the truth and we need more musicians like him.
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