Ghetto Vet

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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 »

Life
Niggas used to come and get me 
When it was time to disagree with an enemy 
Pass the Hennessy it gives me energy 
Packed the gat in the small of my back 
Where these niggas at I clear the whole pack 
Talkin' shit 'cause I'm down for my set I'm a vet 
Smokin' on a wet cigarette 
(who these niggas think they are) 
(wishin' on a ghetto star I represent my tar) 
I start bustin' and they scatter like water bugs 
'cause these westside niggas is harder thugs 
Enslave us but nothin' can save us from sportin' Ben Davis 
Shootin' at your neighbors 
(cause sometimes I feel like a nut don't give a fuck when I open ya up) 
Hot rocks fly from the back seat and 
Busta ass niggas run like a track meet 
An if you crawl in the middle bleed mo' dinner little (what) 
Killer king is the hospital 
Feelin' numb from the bullets I hum 
And when they hit black mothers have fits I don't give a shit 

Fool I'm a vet you can bet that 
I could dance underwater and not get wet (check it) 
Its rainin' bullets and I'm still there 

(For life) I'm still there 
My house shoes get wet from the dew on the grass 
Up early in the morning takin' out the trash 
Feelin' like a loser alcohol abuser 
Two youngsters roll up on a beach cruiser 
One on the peddles the other on the handle bars (what) 
Tryin' be ghetto stars they said: 
Are you from the west side is it so? 
I said hell yea and who want to to know (me) 
In slow mo fo' fo' slugs face down in the mud 
Puddle full of blood left for dead 
The pain starts to spread now I can't feel my legs 
I meet doctor who at King Drew medical center 
As I enter I see you 
He said the bullet hit a nerve that was vital 
I said I can't move my legs he said don't try to 
Now this ain't the end my friend but you'll probably never walk again 
I sit there motionless holdin' this pain inside contemplating suicide 
At night I jerk and jerk 
But my dick don't work it don't even hurt (damn) 
Now who'd ever thought a nigga rude as Ice Cube 
I be pissin' through a tube fool I'm a vet 

Fool I'm a vet you can bet that 
I could dance underwater and not get wet (check it) 
Its rainin' bullets and I'm still there 
Young ghetto nigga in a wheelchair 

Fuck a V-A they need G-A 
Gang hospital for a crippal now I'm drinkin' rippal 
Same corner same hood I'm still there 
With bandannas tied to my wheel chair 
To all the hood rat hoes I'm fine 
They mad 'cause my tongue get tired 
Now everybody want to put they dope on me 
Sayin' I won't get searched by the LAPD 
I'm sitting on a doorway duece five 
Dependin' on neck to keep my ass alive 
I don't got folks but my arms about a one six 
My fuckin' legs lookin' like tooth picks 
Some times I can't deal got to beg the be G's to roll me up the hill 
Put me on the porch now I'm on the torch smokin' cocaine 
Just to maintain nothin' to gain nutin' to lose 
And last night I couldn't make it to the bathroom 
Feelin' like a two year old you can't get a sip from the brew I hold 
Nigga its the only friend to a stranger AKA handicap gang banger 
There's a lot in my life I regret becomin' a ghetto vet 
Fool I'm a Vet 

[Repeat: x2]
Fool I'm a vet you can bet that 
I could dance underwater and not get wet (check it) 
Its rainin' bullets and I'm still there 
Young ghetto nigga in a wheelchair 

Life
Yea
Life
Yea
Life
Life
Dedicated to all the ghetto vets 
For every nigga that done took one for the hood

Written by: STEPHEN ANDERSON, LIONEL JR HUNT, O'SHEA JACKSON

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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