My Adidas

Album: Raising Hell (1986)
Charted: 62
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  • My Adidas
    Walk through concert doors
    And roam all over coliseum floors
    I stepped on stage, at Live Aid
    All the people gave and the poor got paid
    And out of speakers I did speak
    I wore my sneakers but I'm not a sneak
    My Adidas touch the sand of a foreign land
    With mic in hand, I cold took command
    My Adidas and me close as can be
    We make a mean team, my Adidas and me
    We get around together, we down forever
    And we won't be mad when caught in bad weather
    My Adidas
    My Adidas
    Yo, wassup?

    My Adidas
    Standin' on two fifth street
    Funky fresh and yes, cold on my feet
    With no shoe string in 'em, I did not win 'em
    I bought 'em off the ave with the black Lee denim
    I like to sport 'em, that's why I bought 'em
    A sucker tried to steal 'em so I caught 'em and I thwart 'em
    And I walk down the street and bop to the beat
    With Lee on my leg and Adidas on my feet
    And yo, now I'm just standin' here shootin' the gip
    Me and D and my Adidas standing on two fifth
    My Adidas
    My Adidas

    Now
    Me and my Adidas do the illest things
    We like to stomp out pimps with diamond rings
    We slay all suckers who perpetrate
    And lay down law from state to state
    We travel on gravel, dirt road or street
    I wear my Adidas when I rock the beat
    On stage, front page, every show I go
    It's Adidas on my feet, high top or low
    My Adidas
    My Adidas (what up, what up, what up)

    Now the Adidas I possess for one man is rare
    Myself homeboy got fifty pair
    Got blue and black, 'cause I likes to chill
    And yellow and green when it's time to get ill
    Got a pair that I wear when I'm playin' ball
    With the heal inside make me ten feet tall

    My Adidas, only bring good news
    And they are not used as felon shoes
    They're black and white, white with black stripe
    The ones I like to wear when I rock the mic
    On the strength of our famous university
    We took the beat from the street and put it on TV
    My Adidas are seen on the movie screen
    Hollywood knows we're good if you know what I mean
    We started in the alley, now we chill in Cali
    And I won't trade my Adidas for no beat up Bally's
    My Adidas Writer/s: Darryl McDaniels, Joseph Simmons, Rick Rubin
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Sarah from Melbourne, AustraliaRun DMC weren't sponsered by Adidas, they wrote this song becuase of the bond they had with the shoes...check out DMC's story about it... http://www.adidas.com/campaigns/originalsss2009/content/#/lifestyle/myadidas/video
  • Chris from Auckland, New ZealandRehab made a pariody to this song called "My Addiction" true to their anti-drug theme.
  • Matthew from Raleigh, NcRun DMC was the first rap group to be sponsered by a large company (adidas, obviously).
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