Growing Pains

Ludacris, Keon Bryce, Fate WilsonBuy this song

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Christopher Brian Bridges (born September 11, 1977), better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and actor. Along with his manager, Chaka Zulu, Ludacris is the co-founder of Disturbing tha Peace, an imprint distributed by Def Jam Recordings. Ludacris has won a Scree… more »

Okay, I remember the days
High rights, low lefts, even stevens and fades 
Troops, Lottos, and BKs, those was the days
Hi-tec boots spray painted witcha names 
T-shirts airbrushed that read the same
 Thick herringbone chain, one gold with yo' initial  Harris Photos, group shots, can you remember?
 Barry him told his bitch go to the prom and die
Didn't lie shot his-self in the head with the 4-5
When she disobeyed, had North Clayton crazed 
Just to reiterate dog those was the days
Fo' the invasions of haters, man crews from all around 
Used to get down at True Flavas, bumpin Key Lo
 Rockin Damage, Cross Colour and Paco
 While playboys stepped in talent shows
Prom night, tux and Kangol was so cool
Fuck them new model cars we ridin' old school (old school)

We were tryin so hard
Hard to survive 
'Cause even though we were young 
We had to stay strong 
No matter what we went through 
It was me and my crew
And that's how it went
When we were kids

In 3 months we stayed in Jamestown  Hamwood and Diplomats  Played with Transformers, G.I. Joe's and Thundercats 
We was lovin' that
 Before they started jackin' jacks 
For notes from Red Oaks had folks scared to come through  College Park after dark, Crown Victorias police unmarked cars
Be aware, Wayne Williams was out there, but we ain't care
Kids was gettin' stabbed and ditched out there too busy playin'
 Double dare ya touch shorty on the ass, that's a bet
Want your Kool-Aid and sugar, smack your hands and say "sweat"
It's mine now place it in my Louis Vuitton pouch  Thump a nigga on his knuckles make him say ouch
 Slouch socks, box Chevy Caprice
Hot Niss, cut da whole Disturbin' Tha Peace 
Wit no conscience, broke niggas call 'em non cents 
No comments, it's Lil' Fate payin' homage to College Park

We were tryin' so hard
Hard to survive 
'Cause even though we were young 
We had to stay strong 
No matter what we went through 
It was me and my crew
And that's how it went
When we were kids

I had a Long John but no Silver, no gold or plat
I was simply red from the years I been holdin' back
With two sides to a book I lick stamps and light matches
And set fires in garbage pails and cabbage patches
A child of the corn been wild since I was born
Climbin' over barbed wire, clothes got torn
 Shoes got muddy and my clique turned cruddy  Wherever I go they went they my buddies 
I brush teeth, brush naps and calm streets 
Dreamin' of Cadillacs, wood wheels and plush seats
Cats with gold teeth and raps with such beats  Macks with no grief and some sacks of green leaf
When I loaded my cap gun I was ready for action 
Starin' at beer cans and a moment to crack one
 Wanna hang with the big boys and play with the big toys
And be with the people makin' all that got damn noise, man

We were tryin' so hard
Hard to survive 
'Cause even though we were young 
We had to stay strong 
No matter what we went through 
It was me and my crew
And that's how it went
When we were kids

We were tryin' so hard
Hard to survive 
'Cause even though we were young 
We had to stay strong 
No matter what we went through 
It was me and my crew
And that's how it went
When we were kids

Written by: CHRISTOPHER BRIAN BRIDGES, ARBIE WILSON, WILLIAM BELL, BOOKER T. JONES

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