Ghetto Rock

Album: New Danger (2004)
  • Hello children

    Black Jack Johnson NYC, R-O-C-K-I-N-G
    Sun and the moon, earths, stars, and planets
    Before song done y'all goin' all understand it

    Like, hot
    The haters can't fuck with it
    Cause they mom and they sister and girl in love with
    It (and they niggas)
    Sound man holla black come with it
    Sping the record 'till the record done spinning
    Up top is you getting up with it?
    Dirty dirty is you getting crunk with it?
    Smokey smoke from coast to coast
    Be careful our first draw be that overdose
    Who stay holding it from brooklyn? you know is mos!
    Ha, jackpot I (sing yo) got to go for broke
    Is this the only way the smith family now to go
    Right here to my youngest one is older folks
    I'ma put down like a dirty so and so
    Freak daddy came here to work the mojo, oh
    Because the, high is high and the low is low
    And that goes for the sinner man to holy folks
    Put your shit in the sky like I know you, oh
    (Brooklyn stand up!)
    Ha, my ghetto nation get toe to toe
    Stay rocking steady steady 'cause I told you so
    And after y'all get it go I let it go some more
    That black jack about something for sure) for sure
    (say what!)
    For sure for sure
    Let me see you in the world making your shoulder role
    And if it get good tell your nigga throw your 'bows

    'Cause we are so ghetto
    Yes we are rock and roll
    Yes we are so ghetto
    Yes we are rock and roll
    Yes we are so ghetto
    Yes we are rock and roll
    Yes we are so ghetto
    Yes we are, rock and motherfucking roll

    Ha, I am a fighter and a lover
    I'm the freaky baby daddy, I'm a bad motherfucker
    I'm the earth, wind, fire, and the thunder
    I said I am, go ask my mother
    You don't believe that shit believe what you want to
    Alright, ok, so, shut-up!
    Speak language come straight from the gutter
    Observe the terms that we trade with one and other
    Like, what's good, what's popping, what's cracking
    What it is, how you living, what's happening
    Work songs that the slaves sang back then
    The playground chants, with little girls clapping

    Blackjack Johnson NYC, R-O-C-K-I-N-G
    Son and the moon, earths, stars, and planets
    Before the song done y'all going all understand it
    Blackjack Johnson NYC, R-O-C-K-I-N-G
    Son and the moon, earths stars and planets
    Before the song done y'all going all understand it

    Space!
    Gimme the space!
    Back up, gimme the space!
    Let a nigga rock!
    Gimme the space!
    Let a nigga rock!
    Let a nigga rock, ha!
    This is the sound
    Ghetto rock
    This is the sound
    Ghetto rock
    This is the sound
    Ghetto rock
    This is the sound
    Ghetto rock
    This is the sound
    Ghetto rock
    This is the sound
    Ghetto rock and, motherfucking roll! Writer/s: Dante Smith, Mark Richardson
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

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