My Hood

Album: Durt (2016)
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  • Socks and sliders everywhere and every day
    Full English breakfast at a caff, not a cafe
    No, no, baby, we don't let strangers come our way
    But you should come to my hood, my hood, my hood
    Meet me at Morley's, best fried chicken is in South
    I'll show you gangsters, don't you go running your mouth
    Mopeds are racing, two AM outside my house, oh yeah, it's loud
    But come to my hood, my hood, my hood

    Oh, you should come to my hood, my hood, my hood, my hood
    You should come to my hood, my hood, my hood
    Yeah, you should come to my hood, my hood, my hood, my hood
    You should come to my hood, my hood, my hood

    Barely anyone at school after fifteen
    We're chasing paper then Blue Borough should be green
    I won't lie, finding a way out is our dream
    But you should come to my hood, my hood, my hood
    Top floor of Pepys estate, we'll show you our world
    That building turns you to a woman from a girl
    Now time to stop, life flashes past you in a whirl
    But you should come to my hood, my hood, my hood

    On these streets, these streets
    In the dark, we glow
    On these streets, these streets
    We're high when it's low
    On these streets, these streets
    Through concrete, flowers grow
    In my hood, my hood, my hood, my hood
    You should come to my hood, my hood, my hood

    I'm from a hood where niggas make their money, then they move
    The woman in the Caribbean shop is always rude
    Tryna get a patty just to compliment my food
    So why you gotta tell my friends to move?
    No, we gotta balls the food when we see the feds spin it
    Bare, "Wah gwans", I ain't seen you for a minute
    Coming from the land of wings and chicken filets
    Where you're from, man won't be able to read but he can bill it
    You can see why that's a problem, any given problem
    Staring in my face? I'ma ask you, "What's the problem?"
    You can be Bane or you can be Robin
    But we've had a lot of Dark Knights living up in Gotham
    Man, there's babies having babies, man, it's crazy up in my hood
    Shit's got me praying that I die good
    Where we'd rather buy guns before we buy books
    Where they left us in the dark, so we light kush, my hood

    There's no place like home, no place like home
    Buy me any ticket, I don't wanna go
    To a town where there's no one like me 'round
    Don't take me there or anywhere

    Yeah, oh, no no no
    Oh, no no no
    Oh, no no no
    Oh, no no no

    On these streets, these streets
    In the dark, we glow
    On these streets, these streets
    We're high when it's low
    On these streets, these streets
    Through concrete, flowers grow
    In my hood, my hood, my hood, my hood
    You should come to my hood, my hood, my hood
    Yeah, you should come to my hood, my hood, my hood
    You should come to my hood, my hood, my hood Writer/s: Joseph Gabriel Carson, Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Junior, Michael Henry Kintish, Rita Ifiok Ekwere
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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