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Wale Victor Folarin (born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin in September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale (/ˈwɑːlei/ WAH-lay), is an American rapper from Washington, D.C. Wale was born to Nigerian parents. He rose to prominence in 2006, when his song "Dig Dug (Shake It)" became popular … more »

Walk a mile in these Louboutins
But they don't wear these shits where I'm from
I'm not hating, I'm just telling you
I'm tryna let you know what the fuck that I've been through 

Two feet in the red dirt, school skirt
 Sugar cane, back lanes  Three jobs, took years to save
But I got a ticket on that plane  People got a lot to say
But don't know shit about where I was made
Or how many floors that I had to scrub 
Just to make it past where I am from

No money, no family  Sixteen in the middle of Miami 
No money, no family  Sixteen in the middle of Miami 
No money, no family  Sixteen in the middle of Miami 

I've been up all night, tryna get that rich
I've been work work work work working on my shit
 Milked the whole game twice, gotta get it how I live
I've been work work work work working on my shit
Now get this work, now get this work
Now get this work, now get this work
 Working on my shit

You can hate it or love it
 Hustle and the struggle is the only thing I'm trusting  Thorough bread in a mud brick before the budget  White chick on that Pac shit
My passion was ironic 
And my dreams were uncommon  Guess I gone crazy, first deal changed me
 Robbed blind, basically raped me
Ran through the bullshit like a Matador 
Just made me madder and adamant to go at em
And even the score 
So, I went harder  Studied the Carters till a deal was offered  Slept cold on the floor recording
At 4 in the morning 
And now I'm passin' the bar like a lawyer 
Immigrant, art ignorant 
Ya ill intent was insurance for my benefit 
Hate to be inconsiderate 
But the Industry took my innocence 
Too late, now I'm in this bitch!

You don't know the half
This shit get real
 Valley girls giving blowjobs for Louboutins 
What you call that?
Head over heels 

No money, no family  Sixteen in the middle of Miami 
No money, no family  Sixteen in the middle of Miami 
No money, no family  Sixteen in the middle of Miami 

I've been up all night, tryna get that rich
I've been work work work work working on my shit
 Milked the whole game twice, gotta get it how I live
I've been work work work work working on my shit
Now get this work, now get this work
Now get this work, now get this work
 Working on my shit

 Pledge allegiance to the struggle 
Ain't been easy
But cheers to Peezy for the weeks we lived out of duffel 
Bags is all we had
Do anything for my Mama, I love you
One day I'll pay you back for the sacrifice 
That ya managed to muscle 
Sixteen, you sent me through customs so
All aboard my spaceship to Mercury 
Turn First at the light that's in front me
 Cause every night I'mma do it like it's my last
This dream is all that I need
 Cause its all that I ever had

Now get this work, now get this work
Now get this work, now get this work
 Working on my shit

Now get this work, now get this work
Now get this work, now get this work
 Working on my shit

Written by: HARRY MIKAEL SOMMERDAHL, INA WROLSDEN, KARL JONAS PETTER ENGSTROM

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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