Can't Truss It

Album: Apocalypse 91… The Enemy Strikes Black (1991)
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  • Bass in your face
    Not an eight track
    Gettin' it good to the wood
    So the people
    Give you some a dat
    Reactin' to the fax
    That I kick and it stick
    And it stay around
    Pointin' to the joint, put the Buddha down
    Goin', goin', gettin' to the roots
    Ain't givin' it up
    So turn me loose
    But then again I got a story
    That's harder than the hardcore
    Cost of the holocaust
    I'm talin' 'bout the one still goin' on
    I know where I'm from, not dum diddie dum
    From the base motherland
    The place of the drum
    Invaded by the wack diddie wack
    Fooled the black, left us faded
    King and chief probably had a big beef
    Because of dat now I grit my teeth
    So here's a song to the strong
    'Bout a shake of a snake
    And the smile went along with that

    Can't truss it
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    Kickin' wicked rhymes
    Like a fortune teller
    'Cause the wickedness done by Jack
    Where everybody at
    Divided and sold
    For liquor and the gold
    Smacked in the back
    For the other man to mack

    Now the story that I'm kickin' is gory
    Little Rock where they be
    Dockin' this boat
    No hope I'm shackled
    Plus gang tackled
    By the other hand swingin' the rope
    Wearin' red, white and blue Jack and his crew
    The guy's authorized beat down for the brown
    Man to the man, each one so it teach one
    Born to terrorize sisters and every brother
    One love who said it
    I know Whodini sang it
    But the hater taught hate
    That's why we gang bang it
    Beware of the hand
    When it's comin' from the left
    I ain't trippin' just watch ya step

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    And I judge everyone, one by the one
    Look here come the judge
    Watch it here he come now
    I can only guess what's happening
    Years ago he woulda been
    The ships captain
    Gettin' me bruised on a cruise
    What I got to lose, lost all contact
    Got me layin' on my back
    Rollin' in my own leftover
    When I roll over, I roll over in somebody else's
    Ninety damn days on a slave ship
    Count 'em fallin' off two, three, four hun'ed at a time
    Blood in the wood and it's mine
    I'm chokin' on spit feelin' pain
    Like my brain bein' chained
    Still gotta give it what I got
    But it's hot in the day, cold in the night
    But I thrive to survive, I pray to God to stay alive
    Attitude boils up inside
    And that ain't it (think I'll every quit)
    Still I pray to get my hands 'round
    The neck of the man wit' the whip
    Three months pass, they brand a label on my ass
    To signify
    Owned
    I'm on the microphone
    Sayin' 1555
    How I'm livin'
    We been livin' here
    Livin' ain't the word
    I been givin'
    Haven't got
    Classify us in the have-nots
    Fightin' haves
    'Cause it's all about money
    When it comes to Armageddon
    Mean I'm getting mine
    Here I am turn it over Sam
    427 to the year
    Do you understand
    That's why it's hard
    For the black to love the land
    Once again
    Bass in your face
    Not an eight track
    Gettin' it good to the wood
    So the people
    Give you some a dat
    Reactin' to the fax
    That I kick and it stick
    And it stay around
    Pointin' to the joint, put the Buddha down
    Goin', goin', gettin' to the roots
    Ain't givin' it up
    So turn me loose
    But then again I got a story
    That's harder than the hardcore
    Cost of the holocaust
    I'm talin' 'bout the one still goin' on
    I know
    Where I'm from, not dum diddie dum
    From the base motherland
    The place of the drum
    Invaded by the wack diddie wack
    Fooled the black, left us faded
    King and chief probably had a big beef
    Because of dat now I grit my teeth
    So here's a song to the strong
    'Bout a shake of a snake
    And the smile went along with that

    Can't truss it
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    Can't truss it Writer/s: Carlton Ridenhour, Gary Rinaldo, Hank Shocklee
    Publisher: REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING, Universal Music Publishing Group
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