New Day

Album: Watch The Throne (2011)
  • [Nina Simone and Kanye West:]
    Yeah, uh
    Sun in the sky, you know how I feel
    Me and the RZA connect
    Breeze driftin' on by
    Yeah, me and the RZA connect
    Breeze driftin' on by (Uh)
    It's a new life for me, yeah
    It's a new dawn, it's a new day
    It's a new life for me, ooh (Uh)
    And I'm feeling good
    Yeah, uh

    [Kanye West:]
    And I'll never let my son have an ego
    He'll be nice to everyone, wherever we go
    I mean, I might even make him be Republican
    So everybody know he love white people
    And I'll never let him leave his college girlfriend
    And get caught up with the groupies in the whirlwind
    And I'll never let him ever hit the telethon
    I mean, even if people dyin' and the world ends
    See, I just want him to have an easy life, not like Yeezy life
    Just want him to be someone people like
    Don't want him to be hated all the time, judged
    Don't be like your daddy that'd never budge
    And I'll never let him ever hit a strip club
    I learned the hard way, that ain't the place to get love
    And I'll never let his mom move to LA
    Knowin' she couldn't take the pressure now we all pray

    [Nina Simone and Jay-Z:]
    Sun in the sky, you know how I feel
    Breeze driftin' on by
    Breeze driftin' on by
    Me and the RZA connect
    It's a new life for me, ooh
    Me and the RZA connect
    And I'm feeling good
    Yeah

    [Jay-Z:]
    Sorry, junior, I already ruined ya
    'Cause you ain't even alive, paparazzi pursuin' ya
    Sins of a father make your life ten times harder
    I just wanna take ya to a barber
    Bondin' on charters, all the shit that I never did
    Teach you good values so you cherish it
    Took me 26 years to find my path
    My only job is cut the time in half
    So at 13, we'll have our first drink together
    Black bar mitzvahs, mazel tov, mogul talk
    Look a man dead in his eyes
    So he know you talk truth when you speak it
    Give your word, keep it
    And if the day comes I only see him on the weekend
    I just pray we was in love on the night that we conceived him
    Promise to never leave him even if his mama tweakin'
    'Cause my dad left me and I promise never repeat him
    Never repeat him, never repeat him

    [Nina Simone:]
    Sun in the sky, you know how I feel
    Breeze driftin' on by
    Breeze driftin' on by
    It's a new life for me, yeah
    It's a new dawn, it's a new day
    It's a new life for me, ooh
    And I'm feeling good
    Sun in the sky, you know how I feel
    Breeze driftin' on by
    Breeze driftin' on by
    It's a new life for me, yeah
    It's a new dawn, it's a new day
    It's a new life for me, ooh
    And I'm feeling
    Birds flyin' high, you know how I feel

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