Edge of Destruction

Album: Lace Up (2012)
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  • I'm humble because I know what it feels like
    To be at the bottom and have nobody
    No fans, no nothing, nobody believing in you
    Now look at me

    I was down on the ground with nobody
    Some in my town said my sound was a hobby
    Now that I'm crowned they're astounded and oddly
    They try and come around now I'm somebody

    Middle finger in the air with a hope and a prayer, I started this
    Never had no money then my daughter hit
    That was a get-up-and-hustle-nigga starter kit
    Hard to spit, bars to get, at stars when it's, not marketed
    You're far from it, dark and your partner quit
    Really barking, you wishing for the spark to get heart in your art a bit
    But they doubted me cause I'm nothing like 'em, never knew how to be
    Stylistically foul, and he’s proud to be wild and he's
    Thinking now is time to get the crowd shouting
    Now people found him, it's, "Wow, peep his salary"
    Way back when I was feeling defeated
    When inspiration, motivation was needed
    At the pace to be great, I've exceeded
    All of your expectations, you fakers can eat it!
    This my world, this my game
    All the wicked shit is coming out of my brain
    This is my girl, music is my dame
    If you can get it I'ma keep it P.I., mane
    Why not share the pie? Scared that I
    Would get the people liking me and wouldn't dare to buy your shit
    Try to told ya before that my flow sick
    Milli sold on the road with my whole clique
    Everybody listen in to witness, Tech's whirlwind
    In the club with MGK, thick sex twirlin'
    Fought to the top, never did stop, now we got it, it's "Fuck the world" then
    The haters in the past on my ass wanna come around like my ex-girlfriends

    (Oh!), for the block I (Go)
    For that spot I (Go), to the top I (Go)
    Screamin' "Fuck the world" (Fuck the world)
    Screamin' "Motherfuck the world"
    "Fuck the world" (fuck the world)
    (Screamin' "Motherfuck the world")
    And that's real, how I feel 24/7 in a city where the weak men die
    Doing whatever we gotta do to survive, head to the sky, middle finger up high
    Scream "Fuck the world" (Fuck the world)
    (Screamin' "Motherfuck the world")
    "Fuck the world" (Fuck the world)
    (Screamin' "Motherfuck the world")

    I remember thinking I would rather die
    Than go through what I was going through when I was struggling to survive
    Full of ambition and I’m ready to ride
    No tragedy over triumph and I am a Lion I gotta try
    Full of drama, I was feeling like a failure
    Fiending for the industry again, I was living in disgust
    Doing odd jobs
    Everybody seeing me
    Traveling to work, back in forth, on the bus
    Yeah, I was fucked up
    But I got it together for y’all
    Spit venomous lyrics cause I was ready to ball
    Started Po Pimpin’ on everybody and certain motherfuckers
    That want to get in my circle I tell 'em naw
    Cause I got to get money up in my anatomy
    Naturally, and I gotta be gradually happy to holla
    At somebody when they speak and they might be on that bullshit
    So sometimes it’s, fuck ‘em I don’t even botha
    And who knows what’s next for three angels chasing dreams
    Hailing from the Mid-West, as we spread our wings
    All of us striving to surf over the summit
    Creating us a vision that would be stunning
    When we come to Earth and your city and do a show
    You would get to see everybody from miles come running
    Yelling for Machine Gun Kelly
    And Tech N9ne and Twista get it in better bring something smelly
    We could take it to another level
    Wherever you wanna go, everybody put they hands up I’m ready
    Come on and get wild let loose
    Celebrate the fact that you made it and let me see you get buck
    You done been through some shit
    But you did it cause you had the heart to throw the middle finger up

    (Oh!), for the block I (Go)
    For that spot I (Go), to the top I (Go)
    Screamin' "Fuck the world" (Fuck the world)
    Screamin' "Motherfuck the world"
    "Fuck the world" (fuck the world)
    (Screamin' "Motherfuck the world")
    And that's real, how I feel 24/7 in a city where the weak men die
    Doing whatever we gotta do to survive, head to the sky, middle finger up high
    Scream "Fuck the world" (Fuck the world)
    (Screamin' "Motherfuck the world")
    "Fuck the world" (Fuck the world)
    (Screamin' "Motherfuck the world")

    From the back streets
    To the packed seats
    On the block, running from the cops, like athletes
    Whoever would've imagined lace up
    Could've got me to the finish like track meets
    And when everybody’s hot, I’m past heat
    And if I don’t need the fuel, don’t gas me
    It’s been a long time coming
    Since 100 words and running
    Mother fucker come catch me
    And while these other rappers pen and pad it
    I was 13, with a semi-automatic
    Anything we ever wanted then u know we gotta have it
    Don’t nobody ever snitch, get pinched? You forget like magic
    Kids carry tools like go-go gadget
    Leaving high school to an open casket
    Now another baby in the stomach of his baby’s mother
    Never’s gonna know his daddy
    Tragic

    Why’s the government gotta lie to get money?
    Why’s the federal reserve gotta take from me?
    Why we even fighting for another country?
    Have u seen my city mother fucker we hungry!
    Representing for the middle of the map
    Even though me and mine are coming from the bottom
    Why do all greats fall when it isn't autumn?
    Where would Pac be at if nobody would've shot him?
    Do u really think the Notorious Big would believe these guys?
    All these internet thugs that the the media finds
    You wanna talk about grind
    Look in encyclopedia what name is in it I bet u see mine
    Mother fucker this Kells
    Skinny boy six foot three
    Heart bigger than an SUV
    Lord knows I been through hell and back
    Ducking jail and crack
    And still I came out on t-o-p
    This is for the kid who never had a father figure to depend on
    Spending every school day being sent home
    Feeling like he doesn't know anybody
    Because the only thing he ever had on him was his headphones
    So he picks a song
    And he turns them on
    Every morning just to get him through the day
    Looking for an escape
    In the kick in the bass
    That’s the story of MGK

    (Oh!), for the block I (Go)
    For that spot I (Go), to the top I (Go)
    Screamin' "Fuck the world" (Fuck the world)
    Screamin' "Motherfuck the world"
    "Fuck the world" (fuck the world)
    (Screamin' "Motherfuck the world")
    And that's real, how I feel 24/7 in a city where the weak men die
    Doing whatever we gotta do to survive, head to the sky, middle finger up high
    Scream "Fuck the world" (Fuck the world)
    (Screamin' "Motherfuck the world")
    "Fuck the world" (Fuck the world)
    (Screamin' "Motherfuck the world") Writer/s: AARON DONTEZ YATES, CARL TERRELL MITCHELL, IRVIN WHITLOW, MICHAEL PIERRE BRASCOM, RICHARD COLSON BAKER
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., O/B/O CAPASSO, THE ADMINISTRATION MP INC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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