Album: Tha Carter III (2008)
  • Baby you understand me now
    If sometimes you see that I'm mad
    Don't you know no one alive can always be an angel
    When everything goes wrong, you see some bad
    But I'm just a soul whose intentions are good
    Oh lord please don't let me be misunderstood

    What's understood ain't gotta be explained
    But you don't understand me so let me explain
    Stood in the heat, the flames, the snow
    Please slow down hurricane
    The wind blow, my dreads swing
    He had hair like wool, like Wayne
    Dropping ashes in the bible
    I shake em out and they fall on the rifle
    Scary, Hail Mary no tale fairy
    All real very, extraordinary
    Perry mason facing, the barrel if he tattle
    My God is my judge, no gown no gavel
    I'm a rebel, down to battle
    Now or never, I would never and ever
    Fucking fantastic, fuck if you agree, I'm bright
    But I don't give a fuck if you see me

    I'm just a soul whose intentions are good
    Oh Lord please don't let me be misunderstood

    What's understood ain't gotta be explained
    So for those who understand meet Dwayne
    For eight and a half months I gave Ms. Cita pain
    Now it's young money baby, keep the change
    My mama say fuck em and we the same
    So hello mothafucka' you got some sheets to change
    And ain't it funny how people change like Easter Sunday
    You know church fit then outfit,
    Bright pink and green chest look house lit
    Bright pinky rings but that ain't about this
    What you bout bitch
    Excuse my French emotion in my passion
    But I wear my heart on my sleeve like it's the new fashion
    What are you asking, if I don't have the answer
    It's probably on the web, like I'm a damn tarantula
    But I know you don't understand,
    Cause you thought Lil Wayne was Weezy
    But Weezy is Dwayne


    I was watching t.v. the other day right
    Got this white guy on there
    Talking about black guys
    Talking about how young black guys are targeted
    Targeted by who? America
    You see one in every hundred Americans are locked up
    One in every nine black Americans are locked up
    And see what the white guy was trying to stress was that
    The money we spend on sending a mothafucka' to jail
    A young mothafucka' to jail
    Would be less to send his or her young ass to college
    See, and another thing the white guy was stressing was that
    Our jails are populated with drug dealers,
    You know crack cocaine yea stuff like that
    Meaning due to the laws we have on crack cocaine and regular cocaine
    Police are only, I don't want to say only right, but shit
    Only logic by riding around in the hood all day
    And not in the suburbs
    Because crack cocaine is mostly found in the hood
    And you know the other thing is mostly found in you know where I'm going
    But why bring a mothafucka' to jail if it's not gon' stand up in court
    Cause this drug ain't that drug,
    You know level three, level four drug, shit like that
    I guess it's all a misunderstanding
    I sit back and think, you know us young mothafuckas you know that 1 in 9
    We probably only selling the crack cocaine because we in the hood
    And it's not like in the suburbs, we don't have what you have
    Why? I really don't wanna know the answer
    I guess we just misunderstood huh
    You know we don't have room in the jail now for the real mothafuckas,
    The real criminals
    Sex offenders, rapists serial killers
    Don't get scared, don't get scared
    I know you saw one them sex offenders papers
    Don't trip he live right on the end of yo block,
    Mhm yea, that nigga live right down the street from you,
    Sex offender on the level three drug,
    Convicted ex-con
    Yea check em out
    Watch you got, you got a daughter, son, what you got?
    Ha ha yea, you know what
    That's the good weed,
    You know what, I have a fucking daughter
    You understand me and why the fuck would you bring my neighbor to jail
    Just because the reason why he live next door to me,
    Ain't the reason I live next door to him
    Meaning he didn't rap his way to my fucking neighborhood
    He sold crack cocaine to get to my neighborhood
    You move him out bring him to jail for life
    And then you move in with a sex offender
    Ha ha, hey give me a paper,
    Ha ha is that a misunderstanding because I didn't understand it
    Another thing, let me take my glasses off
    Cause I wanna see the reaction on there faces when I say this
    Ha ha, this is why I don't respect you and nobody like ya
    See you're the type that gets off on getting on other people
    That's not good
    No homo,
    Rather un-human, I should say
    I mean giving the fact that humanity were a good humanity
    Rather to me is helping one another
    No matter your color or race
    But this guy and people like him,
    They'd rather speculate before they informate
    If that's a word, ha ha ha you know spec before check
    Anyways meaning id much rather
    You talk to me first and see if you can lend an opinion before you link one
    Just my thought of good humanity
    Mr. Sharpton, hold on I ain't finished with you man
    Na fuck that shit Mhm hold on, um,
    Mr. sharp ton and anyone like you, you don't know me
    So if your not going to try to then what you say or think about me
    Are what ever I do is totally Casper the friendly ghost
    To me and it doesn't make you a good person
    To criticize before you improvise
    Doesn't necessarily make you a bad person either
    But the characteristics for heavenly into bads way,
    Haha but since I am human I am good and bad,
    As well but I try my hardest to stay good
    Threes other things I do and say may be bad or just not to good
    But I do try, so with that said I don't vote you,
    I mean your only human, good or bad
    But I also don't respect you and I don't care if that's good or bad
    You see you are no MLK you are no Jesse Jackson,
    You are nobody, to me, your just another don king,
    With a perm, haha just a little more political,
    And that just means you're a little un-human
    Then use humans, and now let me be human and say,
    Fuck Al Sharpton and anyone like him
    Fuck if you understand me
    I love being misunderstood
    Ha ha why?,
    Cause I live in the suburbs
    But I come from the hood
    Bring the hook in.

    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Alejandro from Sacramento, CaI like 99.99% of tha songz on THA CARTER III and this song is included! But who sings the intro to this song?
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