Coming to America

Album: More Beautiful Than Silence EP (2012)
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  • I came out of a killer, neighborhood called River
    Where life expectancy is shorter than a caterpillar
    I was once a gorilla, and this show was my cage
    My trainer was the gauge, AK was my baby sitter
    When we be out and looted, the whole city was shooting
    I know it's fucked up but somehow, this army came soothing
    Niggas heard African rappers and thought about them foofoo
    You superman, tell the real soldier boy come to shoot you
    Sexual intercourse what you in nigga
    Fuck what you heard, yeah nigga
    Come walk in the dark no fear nigga
    It's a dry in my eyes no tear nigga
    Working malaria, your hood can't really compare here
    Got keys, they really love barrier
    Come near here, I'm daring you
    I'll shoot you not being afraid like gave you rock and lemonade
    Blew up my school at the 8th grade while playing catch with a hand grenade
    Yeap, that's a true story, this ain't Hollywood glory
    I ain't the prince of Zamunda my life is too gory

    I'm tired of always going through barriers
    I just wanna live a good life
    So I'm coming, coming to America,
    I hope we gonna have a good time
    Baby thanks for letting me marry ya
    A green card sure looks fine
    So I'm coming, coming to America,
    I hope we gonna have a good time

    Now my second home city, what can I say
    It took my fucking heart from me
    I played the judge part pardon if I'm larceny
    Oh yeah, that mean it never got no bars for me
    T-dot O to the motherfuckering dot B
    And the Rexdale project ?
    Fuck puck but it ain't no hockey
    When the cops came, they knocked me, they got me
    I had to flee, they said to bargain, I had to plea
    So I crossed the border while they put a warrant out for me

    I'm tired of always going through barriers
    I just wanna live a good life
    So I'm coming, coming to America,
    I hope we gonna have a good time
    Baby thanks for letting me marry ya
    A green card sure looks fine
    So I'm coming, coming to America,
    I hope we gonna have a good time

    I know, everywhere in the world, got his problems
    Everybody got the dream, of the greens, to dollars
    But some of us are dying in the streets can you figure out
    Even in America, they hear is me to tick it out
    I know, everywhere in the world, got his problems
    Everybody got the dream, of the greens, to dollars
    But some of us are dying in the streets can you figure out
    Even in America, they hear is me to tick it out

    I'm tired of always going through barriers
    I just wanna live a good life
    So I'm coming, coming to America,
    I hope we gonna have a good time
    Baby thanks for letting me marry ya
    A green card sure looks fine
    So I'm coming, coming to America,
    I hope we gonna have a good time.
    I hope we gonna have a good time.
    I hope we gonna have a good time. Writer/s: CHARLES HARMON, KEINAN WARSAME, LINDA SOLOMON
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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