It's Time for War
Welcome to Exit thirteen I am your host LL Cool J You said I was finished And Father Time was the blame You disrespected my legacy And threw dirt on my name Told DJs he's over He ain't spittin' the same What he says is irrelevant Hip-Hop culture has changed When I walk in the room Young boys look at me strange As if I am a relic From some long forgotten game It makes my blood boil Turns my eyes to flames I built an empire They tried to kick me out in the rain So I called on an inner power It's hard to explain It's like a holy spirit Utilizing Hip-Hop slang I'm beyond the gold grills And logos on chains You see I changed rap forever I elevated the game Launched the greatest label In the history of rap And for twenty four years I carried it on my back I've always shined brighter When I'm under attack I might be down for a moment But I always come back It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war (Uh, yeah) It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war (Check it) It's time for war This is a resurrection I'm back from the dead They told me to quit a long time ago But I conquered instead I had dreams and visions Swirlin' around in my head I had this hunger deep inside of me That has to be fed Hip-Hop will respect All the blood that I shed I have a covenant with God I have swallowed the bread Hip-Hop my co-defendant With this mic I thee wed I made an entire generation Obey what we said I'm talkin' France to Germany From Italy to Japan From London to Belgium To Afghanistan From Farmers Boulevard Smokin' a blunt with my man To writin' rhymes on a ironin' board To build Def Jam You see, I'm the undisputed King of all Hip-Hop Everythin' after is my legacy Like it or not And I will keep makin' history I can't stop LL Cool J Eternally hot It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war (Uh) It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war Look at how easily I flipped it And switched the style around Competition losin' their footin' I see them fallin' down They will plot against me It kills them because I'm ballin' now Some of y'all didn't pick up the phone But I got you callin' now This is a job that must get done Even if I become public Enemy number one If I had to pick up an Uzi That weighs over a ton I will attack Hip-Hop Until competition is none Nobody on God's earth wants it with L You end up tortured And trapped in psychological hell And this is the beginnin' Of a new era in rap LL Cool J, feel the impact It's okay if you call it a comeback And let them know I'm ready for combat Tell those dumb motherfuckers to fall back The crown looks wrong on your head I want that It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war It's time for war
Written by: JAMES SMITH, JAMES TODD SMITH, JARRID MENDELSON, JUSTIN CARTISANO, RAY BURGHARDT
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