The Don
by Nas

Album: Life Is Good (2012)
  • New York girl, dem a mad over we
    New York girl, dem a mad over we
    New York girl, dem a mad over we
    New York girl, dem a mad over we

    Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don
    Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don
    Inna New York City, inna New York City
    Inna New York City, inna New York City

    Smoking a escubano, guzzle my second bottle
    Hope I don't catch a homo, grossing our net
    Simultaneously making me climb higher
    Heinous crimes behind me, search but can't find me
    Fuck sadness, had this been you having this lavish
    Habitual happiness at me you wouldn't look backwards
    You would have sex on condominium roof decks
    So anyone move next, I'll hit you with two Tecs
    Rocking Roberto Cavalli no shirt on convertible Mazy
    My Colombiana mommy riding beside me
    Every tat mean something, that's my word on my body
    I'll have to lean something wit that Mossberg shotty
    My niggas is ignant, put lead in yo pigment
    Just cuz y'all was mad at all the years I was getting it
    In 97 the six, 98 the Bentley
    Now it's the Ghost Phantom and y'all can't stand 'em but

    Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don
    Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don
    Inna New York City, inna New York City
    Inna New York City, inna New York City

    Yeah, army jacket swag, Army jacket green and black
    With the square top pocket that snaps, where the gas at?
    Pass that, not you, you hold cracks in your ass crack
    I never did that, my sock's where my stash was at
    Yo, I used to listen to that Red Alert and Rap Attack
    I fell in love with all that poetry I mastered that
    Cutting school with Preme team, the Fat Cat was at
    Future not crystal clear yet Baccarat
    Now I'm the one who reppin' Queens, way beyond your wildest dreams
    Bottles on bottles with sparklers surround my team
    That long cash get the baddest bitches out they jeans
    20 years in this game, looking 17
    I don't lean, no codeine, promethazine
    I just blow green, pick which bitch to bless the king
    Although he's on to another chapter
    Heavy D gave this beat to Salaam for me to rap to, rah

    Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don
    Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don
    Inna New York City, inna New York City
    Inna New York City, inna New York City

    New York is like an Island, a big Rikers Island
    The cops be out wilin', all I hear is sirens
    It's all about surviving, same old two step
    Try to stay alive when they be out robbin'
    I been out rhymin' since born knowledge
    Like prophet Muhammad said the ink from a scholar
    Worth more than the blood of a martyr
    So I'ma, keep it on 'til I see a billion dollars
    Keep your friends close and your enemies closer
    Love model chocha mommy pop it like she 'pose ta
    Eyes red shot like I'm never sober
    Big time smoker, Indonesian doja
    Mini me's you can hold up before you end up wet up from my soldiers
    Don shit, under fire I remain on some calm shit
    This for every ghetto in the hood
    Nas the Don, Super Cat the Don Dada, understood?

    Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don
    Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don, Nas the Don
    Inna New York City, inna New York City
    Inna New York City, inna New York City Writer/s: A. MARAGE, DWIGHT MYERS, ERNEST CLARK, MARCOS PALACIOS, NASIR JONES, NKRUMAH THOMAS, SALAAM REMI, WILLIAM MARAGH
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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