Everything Is Everything

Album: The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill (1998)
Charted: 19 35
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  • Everything is everything
    What is meant to be, will be
    After winter, must come spring
    Change, it comes eventually

    Everything is everything
    What is meant to be, will be
    After winter, must come spring
    Change, it comes eventually

    I wrote these words for everyone who struggles in their youth
    Who won't accept deception, instead of what is truth
    It seems we lose the game
    Before we even start to play
    Who made these rules? (Who made these rules?)
    We're so confused (We're so confused)
    Easily led astray
    Let me tell ya that

    Everything is everything
    Everything is everything
    After winter, must come spring
    Everything is everything

    I philosophy
    Possibly speak tongues
    Beat drum, Abyssinian, street Baptist
    Rap this in fine linen, from the beginning
    My practice extending across the atlas
    I begat this
    Flipping in the ghetto on a dirty mattress
    You can't match this rapper slash actress
    More powerful than two Cleopatras
    Bomb graffiti on the tomb of Nefertiti
    MCs ain't ready to take it to the Serengeti
    My rhymes is heavy like the mind of sister Betty (Betty Shabazz!)
    L-Boogie spars with stars and constellations
    Then came down for a little conversation
    Adjacent to the king, fear no human being
    Roll with cherubims to Nassau Coliseum
    Now hear this mixture, where Hip Hop meets scripture
    Develop a negative into a positive picture

    Now everything is everything
    What is meant to be, will be
    After winter, must come spring
    Change, it comes eventually

    Sometimes it seems
    We'll touch that dream
    But things come slow or not at all
    And the ones on top, won't make it stop
    So convinced that they might fall
    Let's love ourselves and we can't fail
    To make a better situation
    Tomorrow, our seeds will grow
    All we need is dedication
    Let me tell ya that

    Everything is everything
    Everything is everything
    After winter, must come spring
    Everything is everything

    Everything is everything
    What is meant to be, will be
    After winter, must come spring
    Change, it comes eventually Writer/s: LAURYN HILL, LAURYN N. HILL
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Capitol CMG Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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