My Life Your Entertainment
by T.I.

Album: Paper Trail (2008)
  • T.I.
    Drama
    Ursher baby

    Hey, hey (yeah man)
    Hey what's happening everybody
    I hope they get my good side
    You know I gotta look good when I walk out the house
    You know I know the camera's following (me to)
    I know they taking pictures, right Drama
    Hey man, you watch it I live it, you dig that
    Y'all sit back relax get some popcorn man
    I'm gonna make it a good show, you dig that
    (Are you not entertained?)
    This going make a hell of a movie huh

    [Chorus]
    My life, your entertainment
    You watch it while I live it (live it)
    I walk they follow (ay)
    I talk they holler (ay)
    Just here for your amusement
    My life, your entertainment
    You watch it while I live it (live it)
    You waiting for me to lose it
    I guess I'm just here for your amusement

    Ay
    The price of fame I think I paid, want my change I done gave
    Everything in my possession for my seconds on the stage
    For my name up in lights and multi-million record sales
    I done gave up my life, can't get a moment to myself
    When alone I ask myself, is it worth it? I ain't perfect
    Neither is anybody else, but I think my kids deserve
    To be with Daddy out in public without all the interruptions
    When the lies and gossip's published I'm the topic of discussion
    And I stay in trouble just to show these suckers I ain't lost it
    And I'd do it all again that's the funny thing about it
    I ain't playing, boy I'm 'bout it
    Will I change, boy I doubt it
    I done been a lot of things, I ain't never been a coward
    See the paparazzi crowded all around me now
    Same niggas who was dissing want a pound like I'm senile (fuck nigga)
    Showered with support from my adoring fans
    They hear T.I.'s arrested they're like here we go again

    My life, your entertainment
    You watch it while I live it (live it)
    I walk they follow (ay)
    I talk they holler (ay)
    Just here for your amusement (my life)
    My life, your entertainment (entertainment)
    You watch it while I live it (live it) (whoa)
    You waiting for me to lose it (whoa)
    I guess I'm just here for your amusement (yeah)

    You've seen it all before, guys know how the story goes
    It's like 2Pac never died, sit back, enjoy the show
    You see the shit that scares you senseless, I done lived through it
    Knew the risks and the consequences and I still do it
    And then I'm so fresh, them niggas mildew it
    Not just a actor by profession, pimp, I live movies
    That's why they whisper when they see me point and stare at me
    Cause they just wanna live through me vicariously (vicariously)
    Fashion weekend, Paris week, party like a rock star
    Get blown by a top model till she catch lockjaw
    Got the dough you get a year, stashed in my sock drawer
    Showed you the troubles and the struggles of an outlaw
    Top dog would not fall, I am not y'all (niggas)
    Couple pages out the calendar and I'm out y'all
    Kid listen, pay attention, you don't wanna be me
    It's safer to watch it on T.V.

    My life, your entertainment (entertainment)
    You watch it while I live it (live it)
    I walk they follow (ay)
    I talk they holler (ay)
    Just here for your amusement
    My life, your entertainment
    You watch it while I live it (live it)
    You waiting for me to lose it (lose it)
    I guess I'm just here for your amusement (yeah)

    See I don't think it would even matter (to me)
    Working a nine to (five) would it be better
    I mean be honest, would you care to gossip about me ('bout me)
    Not likely
    I guess that's just the way that it goes (the way that it goes)
    ('Cause I know) See I can be somewhere out keeping it cool
    (And get told) Almost anything instead of the truth
    Y'all know more than I do, it's breaking news to me too
    Easy killer y'all know that ain't how I move (ooh)
    He said and she said (what) I did what, with they (who)
    No not me I said (not me) she gave me no head (ooh)
    Won't get me again (hey) I pleaded the fifth (hey)
    I know better than to ever talk during the film
    Man them flashing lights can blind your eyesight
    To when you can't see what's wrong from right
    Well shorty 'til you walk a mile in my shoes
    And understand this is who I am

    Usher I completely concur
    Life would be such a blur, obviously we prefer
    Our privacy but instead we endure
    Yes sir, don't expect nothing less of me
    Cause this going probably be this way until the death of me
    But for the hustle and the lady on my arm now
    Plus all my kids and my mom's I'm a calm down
    And yo, we doing just fine, and the time's just flying
    Live one headline at a time
    Ya dig

    [Chorus] Writer/s: CHRISTOPHER JAMES GHOLSON, CLIFFORD HARRIS, USHER RAYMOND, THERON MAKIEL THOMAS, TIMOTHY JAMAHLI THOMAS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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