Back Against the Wall

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Anthony Moses Davis (August 22, 1973), better known by his stage name Beenie Man, is a Grammy award winning Jamaican reggae artist. He is the self-proclaimed "King of the Dancehall". more »

Whoa, na, na, yeah, yeah, ya zagga, nagga, now, now
Oh lord, well, I gotta friend called Tony
Who been build a one ? from mi was a baby
His nickname afta dat is money 
Let mi give dem di whole story, yeah, ya, ya

As a juvenile in di ghetto were growin' up
 Their big guns wanted boy have showin' us
And they keep tell him everyday that gun is no toy
Till policeman back him up

 Shoot out his way, escape, he's fabulous  Jamaican most wanted, he's dangerous  People dem a say this is one cantankerous boy

Hey, but now di back against di wall
(Back against di wall)
 Likkle yuh know yuh would a fall
(Know yuh would a fall)
Seh dat yuh badda than all
But yuh shouldn't lick di bank down at di mall
(Bank down at di mall)

Now yuh modda pon har belly and a bawl
(Pon har belly and a bawl)
When man mek dat phone call
(Oh, now, now, now, now)

Juan, he was a victim of circumstances 
Di system weh dem have yah it create this crisis 
Yuh see a ghetto yute with a gun na, call him no boy
His gunshot to rahtid 

Lock off jobs in all di communities 
As a ghetto yute yuh have a few opportunities 
Lack of education wid all we abilities stall, hey, ya

But when yuh back against di wall
(Back against di wall)
 Likkle yuh know yuh would a fall
(Know yuh would a fall)
Seh dat yuh badda than all

Mon yuh shouldn't lick di bank down at di mall
(Bank down at di mall)
Now yuh modda pon har belly and a bawl
(Pon har belly and a bawl)
When man mek dat phone call
(Oh, now, now, now, now)

It's like workin' at a hospital, yuh can't afford fi see innah 
Workin' at a restaurant, yuh can't afford a food innah 
Workin' at a butty poor, yuh can't afford a shoes innah
Feel se dat me right mi fren? No rasta 

Well, policeman find a gun weh forty man, gone a prison fah?
Know seh Santa Claus neva visit dis, yah rasta, yah
Neva visit di yute dem in di ghetto weh ya suffa 
Oh, now, now, now, now, now, yeah

 Ghetto yute it's time for us to be strong 
Whoa, lawd, lawd, lawd
Yute man wise up and live as one, yeah, yah, yah, yah
'Cause everyday a black man kill anodda black man, whoa
Di system create by Babylon, so fire bun pon Vatican 

So now yuh back against di wall
(Back against di wall)
 Likkle yuh know yuh would a fall
(Know yuh would a fall)
Seh dat yuh badda than all
But yuh shouldn't lick di bank down at di mall
(Bank down at di mall)

Now yuh modda pon har belly and a bawl
(Pon har belly and a bawl)
When man mek dat phone call
(Oh, Lord)
Now yuh back against di wall
(Back against di wall)
 Likkle yuh know yuh would a fall
(Know yuh would a fall)

Seh dat yuh badda than all
But yuh shouldn't lick di bank dung at di mall
(Bank dung at di mall)
Now yuh modda pon har belly and a bawl
(Pon har belly and a bawl)
When man mek dat phone call
(Oh, now, now, now, now, yeah, ah)

That's all I got to say about dat yuh know
 Ghetto yute be wise and realize

Written by: CHAD SIMPSON, MOSES DAVIS, DONOVAN THOMPSON

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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