Ghetto Bird

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Ice Cube

O'Shea Jackson (born June 15, 1969), better known by his stage name Ice Cube, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, screenwriter, film producer, and director. He began his career as a member of the hip hop group C.I.A. and later joined the rap group N.W.A (Niggas With Attitudes). After lea… more »

Why  oh why must you swoop through the hood 
like everybody from the hood is up to no good. 
You think all the girls around here are trickin'
up there lookin' like Super chicken 
At night I see your light through my bedroom window 
But I ain't got shit but the pad and pencil 
I can't wait till I hear you say 
"I'm going down  mayday  mayday." I'm gonna clown 
 Cause everytime that the pigs have got me 
y'all rub it in with the flying Nazi 
 military force, but we don't want ya 
Standin' on my roof with the rocket launcher 
"So fly like an eagle." 
But don't follow us wherever we go 
The shit that I'm saying, make it's heard 
 Motherfuck you and your punk-ass ghetto bird 

"Run, run, run, from the ghetto bird" 
"Run, run, run, from the ghetto bird" 

My homey's here to lick on a trick for a Rolex 
And let me try the four next 
Now the four I was driving was hotter than july 
 looked up and didn't see it whippin' in the sky 
Saw a chopper with numbers on the bottom 
"Calling all cars, I think we've got em." 
I hit the gas and I mashed past Inglewood 
I think I drove through every single hood 
 South Central, Compton and Watts 
Long Beach, bust a you, here come the cops 
Wish I had a genie with about three wishes 
 Metal flake green on D's I look suspicious 
You know that I'm running 
Shit, I hear it humming 
Fuck, I see it coming 
Is it a bird? Yup 
Is it a plane? No 
I hit me a right on El Segundo 
 Wanted to holla, had to ditch the Impala 
Let's see if they would folla 
Me, hit a fence, hit a fence, and another 
met me a baby pitbull and his mother 
Ran up in some peoples house and looked out of the window 
I wish it was my ten-four 
had to pull a strap on a fool named Louis the Third 
'cause I'm getting chased by the ghetto bird 

"Just put his hat, ehrrr, 
he combed his hair and then put his hat back on. 
he's acting nonchalant up there in that cockpit, going 115 
 miles an hour, with the police chasing him. 
they're not gonna be 
real happy when they catch up with him, no matter what, the eh
They hate, they hate a bigmouth even worse." 

 Officer Bird's on his way, and I don't want to see him 
 could you please give me the keys to the B.M.? 
See, I didn't want to gank you 
but don't make me bank you, thank you 
 Tried to get yo the hood, and you might guess 
that a fool like me woulda shot Cyrus 
Incognito, Ghetto Eagle 
Saying, "Fuck, where did he go?" 
I bust me a left from Rubellon. Park 
The 735 and I'm bailin'  
Went to my homegirl's house and got a hug man, 
She helped me run like Harriet Tubman 
 Looked out the window by the black bed 
I saw the pigs and the four on a flatbed 
Then the light from the bird hit me in the face 
I close the blinds cause I didn't want to catch a case 
All that night, I heard the bird circle 
 while I was eating fish and watching Urkel 
She said I could sleep on the couch 
By two A.M. I was digging her out 
Fuck the ghetto bird 

"Which way is he going now?" 
"Ok, now, now he's, he's actually southbound, on a service street
and, uh, Gee whiz, uh, I'm gonna get my maps out here and figure 
out which service street he suddenly turned off on. Uh, the sheriffs 
are, are, well I know that, Sheriffs ground units got thrown off" 

 Motherfuck you and your punk-ass ghetto bird


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