[Chorus] Riot act, this is where we really prepare Riot act, out here we show no fear RIOT ACT, time to protect our communities Riot act, real criminals get immunity RIOT ACT, eye for an eye - so yo who want it? RIOT ACT, rushin' all you cowards who fronted Riot act, let's bring the power to the people RIOT ACT, no justice then we gotta come see you Just like a thunderous gun clap, you wonder who done that Put you under with one rap, me and the brothers have come back We'll lash you for tryin' that, we know you been lyin' cat So now you be lyin' flat, we'll read you the riot act Whassup you little fuck, get your life right 'Cause there's too much goin' in the world, and shit ain't quite right See you're just addin' to the problem Young gun, high-strung, ready to trey-eight revolve 'em Knot nearly in your waist, you step up in the place Catch one off guard, he lookin silly in the face But hear they come with the M-16's They got teargas, helmets and clubs - knahmean? It's martial law in these streets It's like Afghanistan man, it's gettin' raw in the streets Still you demand your rights, I understand your plight But do the knowledge if you plan to fight [Chorus] So realize what it is to be oppressed and afflicted Subjected to sick shit, knowin' others live different FUCK THAT, the streets about to blow again They forgot, so we gotta let 'em know again Huh, we'll blast you for tryin' that, we know you been lyin' cat So now you be lyin' flat, we'll read you the riot act Soldiers, let's show these cowards what's up The hood a
Written by: Christopher E. Martin, Keith Elam
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