Raise Up

Album: Diary of a Sinner: 1st Entry (2001)
Charted: 25
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  • This is David Nevermind
    And today's controversy is coming from yet another member
    Or should I say members of the hip-hop community (Ayo, tell Fab we gon' get Playa)
    (Nah, Playa's supposed to be here) Petey Pablo, a new artist signed under Jive
    (Ayo, go get my homeboy) and has teamed up with Timbaland out of VA
    In a quest to redeem his title (nah, we gonna blow this up)
    And bring North Carolina and Virginia to the front of the line (ayo)
    (Yo, we gon' do it) we're gonna stand by

    This one's for North Carolina, come on and raise up
    Take your shirt off, twist it 'round your hand
    Spin it like a helicopter
    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    This one's for you? Uh-uh
    This one's for who? Us, us, us
    Yes, sir

    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    Take your shirt off, twist it 'round your hand
    Spin it like a helicopter
    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    This one's for you? Uh-uh
    This one's for who? Us, us, us
    Yes, sir

    Who am I? Petey Pab' motherfucker
    First to put it down for North Carolina
    But guess what (what?), it's been worth it
    I'm a superstar, bought me a big ol' car
    Four point six (see the car)
    Black with the bars from the front to back
    And got a button in the middle, make the trunk go "eh-eh"
    But it ain't 'bout that
    It's about gettin' whatchu gettin' and drivin' all back here
    Big fellas (six fellas)
    Half of me and Carolina niggas done time together
    Polk, Bladen, Marshall, Hoke, Greene County, Tillery, damn
    Transfer, Sandy Ridge, Browns over here (greens over here)
    Pasqoutank, down on the, Odom East (lemme think)
    Johnson County, Franklin, Burgaw, Newport, Warren, Shelby, Kenansville
    (Man Currituck) Tarboro, Triangle, Goldsboro, Halifax, Statesville
    And all my niggas doin' life behind the wall
    This right here, right here, right here's for

    This one's for North Carolina, come on and raise up
    Take your shirt off, twist it 'round your hand
    Spin it like a helicopter
    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    This one's for you? Uh-uh
    This one's for who? Us, us, us
    Yes, sir

    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    Take your shirt off, twist it 'round your hand
    Spin it like a helicopter
    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    This one's for you? Uh-uh
    This one's for who? Us, us, us
    Yes, sir

    You remember them days y'all, we used to play, y'all
    The radio and put our own lil' part in the song, y'all
    We used to (rep our city, rep our city)
    Runnin' through the school halls
    Just before our basketball pep-rally jumped off
    My house, my home, my hood
    My brother, my sister, my cous'
    My niggas that was there from the beginnin'
    Been with me even 'fore they knew what bein' with me was
    Y'all niggas just glanced at it, now I got y'all starin' at it
    But it's been the same ol' North Carolina it's been bein'
    Y'all niggas just gettin' it, oh, it's a shame isn't it?
    Oh, you thought we said we were comin' with a whole lotta somethin'
    We were bullshitin'

    This one's for North Carolina, come on and raise up
    Take your shirt off, twist it 'round your hand
    Spin it like a helicopter
    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    This one's for you? Uh-uh
    This one's for who? Us, us, us
    Yes, sir

    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    Take your shirt off, twist it 'round your hand
    Spin it like a helicopter
    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    This one's for you? Uh-uh
    This one's for who? Us, us, us, yes, sir

    Man I had to do it
    Just in case you were one of the ones
    Who wanted to come and ask somethin' stupid
    (What you think you doin'?) What it look like?
    Puttin' it down for my niggas in the south side
    North Carolina, South Carolina
    And all my little bitty overlooked hick towns
    We gonna hit y'all asses, ain't nothin' but a TT blast
    That we got comin' atcha, (beats) slammin, (verses) classic
    (Gold for this) what's after platinum?
    (Baby, you a walking bomb) and I don't meant to scare y'all
    But I'm about to bring it home
    And blow these valleys, these hills
    These streams in NC out the water
    How's it feel to look a motherfucker dead in the grill
    And tell 'em, "I told ya"

    This one's for North Carolina, come on and raise up
    Take your shirt off, twist it 'round your hand
    Spin it like a helicopter
    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    This one's for you? Uh-uh
    This one's for who? Us, us, us
    Yes, sir

    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    Take your shirt off, twist it 'round your hand
    Spin it like a helicopter
    North Carolina, come on and raise up
    This one's for you? Uh-uh
    This one's for who? Us, us, us, yes, sir

    Huh, af-after seeing this
    I-I have no other questions, I, I mean I
    Hey, look, this is David Nevermind
    I'm signing off, but before I'm outta here, remember
    If I'm ever caught with anything I'm not supposed to have, it's Nevermind
    North Carolina and VA are definitely at the front of the line
    You have my vote of support, over and out

    Hey grandaddy, grandaddy
    Read, read, read this right here, grandaddy
    I can't read that shit Writer/s: Moses Barrett Iii, Timothy Z. Mosley
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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