911 Is A Joke

Album: Fear Of A Black Planet (1990)
Charted: 41
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    Going, going, gone
    Now I dialed 911 a long time ago
    Don't you see how late they're reacting
    They only come and they come when they wanna
    So get the morgue truck and embalm the goner
    They don't care cause they stay paid anyway
    They treat you like an ace they can't be betrayed
    A no-use number with no-use people
    If your life is on the line then you're dead today
    Latecomers with the late coming stretcher
    That's a body bag in disguise y'all, I'll betcha
    I call 'em body snatchers cause they come to fetch ya
    With an autopsy ambulance just to dissect ya
    They are the kings cause they swing amputation
    Lose your arms, your legs to them it's compilation
    I can prove it to you watch the rotation
    It all adds up to a fucked up situation

    So get up get, get get down
    911 is a joke in yo town
    Get up, get, get, get down
    Late 911 wears the late crown

    So get up get, get get down
    911 is a joke in yo town
    Get up, get, get, get down
    Late 911 wears the late crown

    911 is a joke
    911 is a joke

    Everyday they don't never come correct
    You can ask my man right here with the broken neck
    He's a witness to the job never being done
    He would've been in full effect
    But late 911 was a joke cause they only joking
    They the token to your life when it's croaking
    They need to be in a pawn shop on a
    911 is a joke we don't want 'em
    I call a cab cause a cab will come quicker
    The doctors huddle up and call a flea flicker
    Reason why I say that cause they flick you off like fleas
    They be laughing at you while you're crawling on your knees
    And to the strength so go the length
    Thinkin' you are first when you really are tenth
    You better wake up and smell the real flavor
    Cause 911 is a fake life saver

    So get up get, get get down
    911 is a joke in yo town
    Get up, get, get, get down
    Late 911 wears the late crown

    So get up get, get get down
    911 is a joke in yo town
    Get up, get, get, get down
    Late 911 wears the late crown

    911 is a joke
    911 is a joke

    So get up get, get get down
    911 is a joke in yo town
    Get up, get, get, get down
    Late 911 wears the late crown

    So get up get, get get down
    911 is a joke in yo town
    Get up, get, get, get down
    Late 911 wears the late crown Writer/s: Bernard Worrell, Eric Sadler, George Clinton, Keith Boxley, William Bootsy Collins, William Drayton
    Publisher: A SIDE MUSIC LLC D/B/A MODERN WORKS MUSIC PUBLISHING, REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING, Universal Music Publishing Group
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