Dance With the Devil

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Immortal Technique

Felipe Andres Coronel (born February 19, 1978), better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is an American rapper of Afro-Peruvian descent as well as an urban activist. He was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Harlem, New York. Most of his lyrics focus on controversial issues in global politi… more »

I once knew a nigga whose real name was William 
His primary concern, was making a million  Being the illest hustler, that the world ever seen
He used to fuck movie stars and sniff coke in his dreams 
A corrupted young mind, at the age of thirteen  Nigga never had a father and his mom was a fiend 
She put the pipe down, but every year she was sober 
Her sons heart simultaneously grew colder 
He started hanging out selling bags in the projects  Checking the young chicks, looking for hit and run prospects 
He was fascinated by material objects
But he understood money never bought respect 
He build a reputation 'cause he could hustle and steal 
But got locked once and didn't hesitate to squeal 
So criminals he chilled with didn't think he was real
You see me and niggas like this have never been equal 
I don't project my insecurities at other people
He fiended for props like addicts with pipes and needles 
So he felt he had to prove to everyone he was evil
A feeble-minded young man with infinite potential
The product of a ghetto breed capitalistic mental
 Coincidentally dropped out of school to sell weed
 Dancing with the devil, smoked until his eyes would bleed
But he was sick of selling trees and gave in to his greed 

 Everyone trying to be trife never face the consequences 
You probably only did a month for minor offenses
Ask a nigga doing life if he had another chance
But then again there's always the wicked that knew in advance  Dance forever with the devil on a cold cell block 
But that's what happens when you rape, murder and sell rock
 Devils used to be gods, angels that fell from the top
There's no diversity because we're burning in the melting pot

So Billy started robbing niggas, anything he could do
To get his respect back, in the eyes of his crew
 Starting fights over little shit, up on the block  Stepped up to selling mothers and brothers the crack rock
 Working overtime for making money for the crack spot
Hit the jackpot and wanted to move up to cocaine  Fulfilling the Scarface fantasy stuck in his brain  Tired of the block niggas treating him the same
He wanted to be major like the cut throats and the thugs 
But when he tried to step to 'em, niggas showed him no love
They told him any motherfucking coward can sell drugs 
Any bitch nigga with a gun, can bust slugs 
Any nigga with a red shirt can front like a blood 
Even Puffy smoked a motherfucker up in a club
But only a real thug can stab someone till they die
 Standing in front of them, starring straight into their eyes
 Billy realized that these men were well guarded 
And they wanted to test him, before business started  Suggested raping a bitch to prove he was cold hearted 
So now he had a choice between going back to his life
Or making money with made men, up in the cyph'
His dreams about cars and ice, made him agree 
A hardcore nigga is all he ever wanted to be
And so he met them Friday night at a quarter to three 

 Everyone trying to be trife never face the consequences 
You probably only did a month for minor offenses
Ask a nigga doing life if he had another chance
But then again there's always the wicked that knew in advance  Dance forever with the devil on a cold cell block 
But that's what happens when you rape, murder and sell rock
 Devils used to be gods, angels that fell from the top
There's no diversity because we're burning in the melting pot

They drove around the projects slow while it was raining  Smoking blunts, drinking and joking for entertainment  Until they saw a woman on the street walking alone  Three in the morning, coming back from work, on her way home
And so they quietly got out the car and followed her
 Walking through the projects, the darkness swallowed her
They wrapped her shirt around her head and knocked her onto the floor 
This is it kid now you got your chance to be raw
So Billy yoked her up and grabbed the chick by the hair
And dragged her into a lobby that had nobody there
She struggled hard but they forced her to go up the stairs 
They got to the roof and then held her down on the ground  Screaming shut the fuck up and stop moving around
The shirt covered her face, but she screamed and clawed 
So Billy stomped on the bitch, until he had broken her jaw
The dirty bastards knew exactly what they were doing 
They kicked her until they cracked her ribs and she stopped moving
 Blood leaking through the cloth, she cried silently
And then they all proceeded to rape her violently  Billy was made to go first, but each of them took a turn
 Ripping her up, and choking her until her throat burned
A broken jaw mumbled for God but they weren't concerned 
When they were done and she was lying bloody, broken and bruised 
One of them niggas pulled out a brand new twenty-two
They told him that she was a witness of what she'd gone through 
And if he killed her he was guaranteed a spot in the crew
He thought about it for a minute, she was practically dead
And so he leaned over and put the gun right to her head

I'm falling and I can't turn back
I'm falling and I can't turn back

 Right before he pulled the trigger, and ended her life
He thought about the cocaine with the platinum and ice
And he felt strong standing along with his new brothers  Cocked the gat to her head, and pulled back the shirt cover
But what he saw made him start to cringe and stutter  Cause he was starring into the eyes of his own mother 
She looked back at him and cried, cause he had forsaken her
She cried more painfully, than when they were raping her
His whole world stopped, he couldn't even contemplate 
His corruption had successfully changed his fate
And he remembered how his mom used to come home late
 Working hard for nothing, cause now what was he worth 
He turned away from the woman that had once given him birth 
And crying out to the sky cause he was lonely and scared 
But only the devil responded, cause God wasn't there 
And right then he knew what it was to be empty and cold
And so he jumped off the roof and died with no soul
They say death takes you to a better place but I doubt it
 After that they killed his mother, and never spoke about it
And listen cause the story that I'm telling is true
 Cause I was there with Billy Jacobs and I raped his mom too
And now the devil follows me everywhere that I go
In fact I'm sure he's standing among one of you at my shows 
And every street cypher listening to little thugs flow
He could be standing right next to you, and you wouldn't know
The devil grows inside the hearts of the selfish and wicked 
White, brown, yellow and black colored is not restricted 
You have a self destructive destiny when your inflicted 
And you'll be one of Gods children and fell from the top
There's no diversity because we're burning in the melting pot
So when the devil wants to dance with you, you better say never  Because the dance with the devil might last you forever

Written by: FELIPE ANDRES CORONEL, SEAN EDWARD GEORGE

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