Grew Up A Screw Up

Album: Release Therapy (2006)
  • [Chorus]
    "I grew up a fuckin' screw-up
    Got introduced to the game, to the game then fuckin' blew up."
    "I grew up a fuckin' screw-up
    Got introduced to the game, to the game then fuckin' blew up."
    "I grew up a fuckin' screw-up
    Got introduced to the game, to the game then fuckin' blew up."
    "I grew up a fuckin' screw-up
    Got introduced to the game, to the game then fuckin' blew up."

    Whether gettin' money legally or illegally
    We gotta do what we gotta do to survive man!
    Yeah! Grew up a screw up, baby
    Got introduced to the game
    I ain't took a breath yet
    Let's go!

    Ever since I was an embryo, waitin' to shape up and ship out
    Somethin' in my brain said, "Wake up and kick out!"
    Roberta and Wayne stayed up and flipped out
    'Cause when I came, I was draped up and dripped out
    Snip the umbilical, spit the government chip out
    Peace out, A-Town gone and then I dipped out
    And, oh my gosh, the Osh Kosh was picked out
    I slipped in, even my baby stroller was tricked out
    Somebody get him, the lil' nigga's out of control
    Put a lil' bit of rum in my bottle; I'll dream about diamonds and gold
    Gold, gold, to grow from an infant to toddler was effervescent
    The essence of adolescence got my body feelin' fresh'n
    Fresh'n, fresh'n, and it was a blessin' to rhyme and start reppin'
    I was the best in my section with flows harder than erections
    Still the best, but now I'm grown with more range than a tec's
    And I'm a heavyweight; you niggaz is lighter than my complexion


    [Young Jeezy]
    Y'all already know what it is
    I'm a tell you, nigga
    C.T., know what it is, 'bout 17-5
    Homey fronted me a sip, shit, I made it a bird
    That's seventeen and a half, all I need is the word
    Say, the ice is cool but them pots is hot
    You better cook slow but that money come fast
    I got what you need; I hope you brought all the cash
    You know the kid pimpin' all over the world
    A hundred carats got me all over your girl
    Yeah, five freaks and my Gucci duffle bag
    A corporate thug; I run with a Playaz Circle
    I got a Field Mob that'll disturb your peace
    Blowin' Sean Jay, all we do is smoke
    Finish countin' my bread, and I was gettin' some head


    I'm a be all the way real with this, look
    When I came into the game, they ain't do nothin' but doubt me
    Now the whole game's changed and it ain't nothin' without me
    Pickin' up my sloppy seconds as they reach for the crown
    Only reason you on that song is 'cause I turned that down
    I went from Hot Wheels to big wheels, Hyundais to Bentleys
    And five course meals, no more Popeye's and Blimpie's
    From alright to handsome, from one room to mansions
    From hangin' on the block to throwin' parties in the Hamptons
    From broke as a joke to rich as a bitch, I bought a
    Plane and a boat and six other whips, no Marta
    From dice on the curb to stackin' up chips, but harder
    From birds on my nerves to chicks on my dick!
    Guard your women, dog
    I went from ashy to classy
    Went from a kiss on the cheek to doin' the nasty
    Reach your hand up in the air, and you can play with the stars
    It's not the hand that you're dealt, but how you're playin' your cards, boy!

    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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