Live Your Life
by T.I.

Album: Paper Trail (2008)
Charted: 2 1
  • Ey, this is special what's happenin' to all my
    All my all my soldiers over there in Iraq
    Everybody right here,
    What you need to do is be thankful
    For the life you got, you know what I'm sayin?
    Stop lookin' at what you ain't got
    And start being thankful for what you do got
    Let's give it to 'em baby girl

    You're gonna be, a shinin' star
    In fancy clothes, and fancy cars
    And then you'll see, you're gonna go far
    'Cause everyone knows, just who ya are
    So live your life (Hey! Ay ay ay)
    You steady chasin' that paper, just live your life
    (Oh! Ay ay ay)
    Ain't got no time for no haters, just live your life
    (Hey! Ay ay ay)
    No tellin' where it'll take ya, just live your life
    (Oh! Ay ay ay)
    'Cause I'm a paper chaser, just livin' my life
    (Ay) my life (Oh) My life (Ay) my life (Oh)
    Just livin' my life (Ay) my life (Oh)
    My life (Ay) my life (Oh) just livin' my life

    Hey, never mind what haters say
    Ignore 'em 'til they fade away
    Amazin' they ungrateful
    After all the game I gave away
    Safe to say I paved the way
    For you cats to get paid today
    You'd still be wastin' days away
    Now had I never saved the day
    Consider them my protege
    Homage I think they should pay
    Instead of bein' gracious
    They violate in a major way
    I never been a hater
    Still I love 'em in a crazy way
    Some say they sold the yay'
    You know they couldn't get work on Labor Day
    It ain't that black and white
    It has an area the shade of gray
    I'm Westside anyway
    Even if I left today and stayed away
    Some move away to make a way
    Not move away 'cause they afraid
    I brought back to the hood
    And all you ever did was take away
    I pray for patience
    But they make me wanna melt they face away
    Like I once made 'em spray
    Now I could make 'em put the K's away
    Been thuggin' all my life
    Can't say I don't deserve to take a break
    You'd rather see me catch a case and watch my future fade away

    You're gonna be, a shinin' star
    In fancy clothes, and fancy cars
    And then you'll see, you're gonna go far
    'Cause everyone knows, just who ya are
    So live your life (Hey! Ay ay ay)
    You steady chasin' that paper, just live your life
    (Oh! Ay ay ay)
    Ain't got no time for no haters, just live your life
    (Hey! Ay ay ay)
    No tellin' where it'll take ya, just live your life
    (Oh! Ay ay ay)
    'Cause I'm a paper chaser, just livin' my life
    (Ay) my life (Oh) My life (Ay) my life (Oh)
    Just livin' my life (Ay) my life (Oh)
    My life (Ay) my life (Oh) just livin' my life

    I'm the opposite of moderate
    Immaculately polished with
    The spirit of a hustler
    And the swagger of a college kid
    Allergic to the counterfeit
    Impartial to the politics
    Articulate
    But still'll grab a nigga by the collar quick
    Whoever havin' problems
    With their record sales just holler TIP
    If that don't work and all else fails
    Then turn around and follow TIP
    I got love for the game
    But ay I'm not in love with all of it
    Could do without the fame
    And rappers nowadays are comedy
    The hootin' and the hollerin'
    Back and forth with the arguin'
    Where you from, who you know
    What you make and what kind of car you in
    Seems as though you lost sight
    Of what's important when depositin'
    Them checks into your bank account
    And you up out of poverty
    Your values is a disarray, prioritizin' horribly
    Unhappy with the riches
    'Cause you're piss poor morally
    Ignorin' all prior advice and forewarnin'
    And we mighty full of ourselves all of a sudden, aren't we?

    You're gonna be, a shinin' star
    In fancy clothes, and fancy cars
    And then you'll see, you're gonna go far
    'Cause everyone knows, just who ya are
    So live your life (Hey! Ay ay ay)
    You steady chasin' that paper, just live your life
    (Oh! Ay ay ay)
    Ain't got no time for no haters, just live your life
    (Hey! Ay ay ay)
    No tellin' where it'll take ya, just live your life
    (Oh! Ay ay ay)
    'Cause I'm a paper chaser, just livin' my life
    (Ay) my life (Oh) My life (Ay) my life (Oh)
    Just livin' my life (Ay) my life (Oh)
    My life (Ay) my life (Oh)

    Got everybody watchin' what I do
    Come walk in my shoes
    And see the way I'm livin' if you really want to
    Got my mind on my money
    And I'm not goin' away
    So keep on gettin' your paper, and keep on climbin'
    Look in the mirror, and keep on shinin' (Shinin')
    Until the game ends, 'til the clock stop
    We gon' post up on the top spot
    Livin' the life, the life
    In the Windmill City got my whole team with me
    The life, my life
    I do it how I wanna do
    I'm livin' my life, my life
    I will never lose
    I'm livin' my life, my life
    And I'll never stop it

    (So live your life)

Comments: 5

  • Andrea from Gothenburg, Swedendragosta din tei is way better though
  • Rick from Indianapolis, InAnd Daniel, its great to know that you will always be in the same box that you are currently in.

    Get a life, grab a few books and take a class about the history of music, then come back and post something.
  • Godwin from Masvingo, ZimbabweThat comment from Daniel is wack. Sorry for being blank but you know. Its good to know that all you rockers wannabes will have commited suicide or died of drug overdose b4 you turn 30. That was just retaliation. Ya I know most rappers preach violence and profanity and its bad I know. Lets not however ignore the talent in the rappers. Daniel you shuld just have told them to at least preach positive stuff but hey you know all those rockers are always talking about death and suicide and are always on drugs so u cant attack rappers with that. I love ROCK and RaP. I hate the content sometimes but the talent is awesome. PEACE TO ALL YA!!!!!!!!!!
  • Daniel from Nashville, TnMusic is just like candy, you throw the rappers away!! Its amazing these rappers call themselves musicians. All they do is "borrow" someones beat, and yell profanity laced jibberjabber into the microphone (its cool to sell drugs and kill people, long as im gettin that cheese!). It is good to know that rap will no way, stand the test of time. Also good to know that all u wannabe gangtas will be in prison or dead by the time your 30!! Yay!!
  • Daniel from Jacksonville, FlThis Song Is Crazy!! I Love It, And I Love Rihanna!! She Is Amazing, But Any Way, T.I. And Rihanna Do A Great Job In This Song!

    I Listen To It Over And Over!! Live Your Life (AY)!!!
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