Broke

Album: All Things Work Together (2017)
  • Being broke in this thing don't sit right
    Do it for my folk, tryna get by
    I came through the struggle with my head high
    You being broke think you know what it feel like
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich

    Gotta keep the stove hot so it cook right
    If everybody eating that's a good night
    Headed to the lost why I took flight
    The hard times made for a good life
    I said being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich

    Yeah yeah never fell in love with the Coco
    Never had to hold up the store with the .44
    Never had the door kicked in by the feds
    While I'm laying in the bed on the bread that I'm gon' blow
    Uh but I do know what it feel like to go to school with the knock off shoes
    Eating free lunch, tryna act all cool
    Boy you better know that we paid our dues
    Never would I trade that, nah, 'cause it made me better
    It could have made me bitter
    Can't buy that struggle, can't name no figure
    But it made me richer
    Yeah being broke made me rich
    And being low made you quit
    But being low made me high
    Take time if you want this, let's go

    Being broke in this thing don't sit right
    Do it for my folk, tryna get by
    I came through the struggle with my head high
    You being broke think you know what it feel like
    I said being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich

    Gotta keep the stove hot so it cook right
    If everybody eating that's a good night
    Headed to the lost is why I took flight
    The hard times made for a good life
    I said being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich (yeah yeah yeah)

    Money may have made me me richer, but the struggle got me richer than I ever been
    Learn to hustle, use ya' muscles, learn to grind and keep ya' mind up on the future, man
    We came out them trenches
    Government assistance in the beginning
    Keeping cans for the pennies
    We saving that grease after dinner
    Now they counting all my pennies, counting all my figures, all up in my business, man
    Now they watching what I'm spending, wonderin' what I got, and wonder how I get it, man
    I was bought before I had a dollar, being empty handed made me stupid rich
    Rich in loyalty, can't pay that lawyer fee
    But it's all good that's why I pitch it in

    Being broke in this thing don't sit right
    Do it for my folk, tryna get by
    I came through the struggle with my head high
    You being broke think you know what it feel like
    I said being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich

    Gotta keep the stove hot so it cook right
    If everybody eating that's a good night
    Headed to the lost is why I took flight
    The hard times made for a good life
    I said being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich
    Being broke made me rich, yeah Writer/s: JAMAL WESLEY JAMES, LECRAE MOORE, MATTHEW SAMUELS, NIKHIL SEETHARAM, TYLER WILLIAMS
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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