The most important thing we can Learn how to do today Is to think for ourselves It's good to keep wide open ears And listen to what everybody else Has to say But when you come to make a Decision You have to weigh all of what You've heard On its own and places where it Belongs And then come to a decision for Yourself And you'll never regret it But if you fall in the habit of Taking what someone else says About a thing Without checking it out for Yourself You'll find that other people Will have you hating your own Friends And loving their enemies So this generation, especially our People Have a burden upon themselves More so than at any other time in History The most important thing we can learn how to do today Is to think for ourselves The greatest story never told The album never sold The only testament A guide inside Vig Soul Too young and too early To sound so damn late and old Too hot to have gone cold But still it took a hold And that's my burden Turned 30 and it's still my sermon Except now I'm no longer hurting Forever learning It ain't too late to do some soul Searching Cause growing up Yeah Vig knew his right from Wrong I knew my right from left But still I chose to carry on While disrespecting mom Trying to prove I could be strong Only showed the cowardice That I kept hidden all along Two older sisters Sacrificed their youth But kept their innocence Still I got caught up With shallow men Indulging ignorance Sorta like that Trayvon Martin Shit With Zimmerman Yeah homie Call it that alpha male mentality Regardless of the faculty I have to be the best But now that shit just baffles me Blame my environment Come on Vig That's a weak excuse for sorry Men So this generation A burden upon themselves More so than any other time in history We falling by the wayside Where our leaders at Claiming that we stay high We stay high They stay high They stay high But you and I both know They tell us lies What a surprise This generation's leaders are demise So this generation A burden upon themselves More so than any other time in history I got good at being broke Easy come easy go It's the sickest kind of joke Must've seen at least a mil in my Life Go up in smoke While my bank account Holds a couple grand at most I never rep but wrecked With many I.M.P.s Wylos Latin kings and folks Committing robberies And larcenies Atrocities Baddest motherfuckers on the Block Is what we oughta be Ask em all My name ring bells Like Carnegie Hall Ready to brawl at any given call I was a monster y'all But now I can tell Niggas rapping about what they Sell Was full of shit Or they would all be sitting in a Cell Album sales Is what helped Jigga find his holy Grail Young minds that fail To grab the concept of them Doing well Emulate they idols And get thrown off the trail End up dead or in jail My generation started fresh But most have gone stale They on a boat with Captain Ahab Seeking vengeance but to no avail And it's insulting Like a movie title scripted braille It's good for nothing We falling by the wayside Where our leaders at Claiming that we stay high We stay high They stay high They stay high But you and I both know They tell us lies What a surprise This generation's leaders our Demise
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