What's your life about, enlighten me Is you gonna live on your knees, or die on your feet Fire in the street, fire in my swisher Fire in between the two legs of your little sister Just get a sip of this elixir Before they crop us out the picture I've never seen a crop circle But I've seen a cop circled the block I puff squares, but I swear one day I'ma stop my nerves itch On the brink of my career While my peers struggle for employment Can you hear the screams (Uncle Sam ain't no kin to me) One two, three four grams and a fifth of Hennessy A bad bitch, f*ck the penitentiary Section 80's babies, blame Ronald Reagan, we raising hell Lord forbid The homie got wet, so we trying to soak it in The president is black, but you can't vote for skin You vote for the better man Come to our show you can see the diversity Unified people they going to peep it universally We might not change the world But we going to manipulate it I hope you participating Ayo Dot, won't you let these cats know We knew we'd be here, like back in 04' Started hiiipower because our generation Needed a generator and a system, meant to disintegrate us And all we do is assist them We're not victors, we're victims The bigger picture hasn't developed yet Like what if Keisha were celibate What if Tammy came across a real man Who didn't play games like children My nigga cheated on his girlfriend with his girlfriend's girlfriend Let the world end And everybody tripping off 2012 And the extraterrestrial presence as well (Our Future's odd) But our future is not, that Martial law shit dropped We gonna all get got So keep that question mark on your face Eat that fast food, and use that flouride toothpaste Hide your feelings from the public Work a long nine to five, don't forget to pay your tithes And to thank God you're alive (Hiiipower) And on another note We focused like the Hubble Telescope, Soul Life is a traffic jam (Life is a traffic jam) I wrote this because I was ordered to People say I speak for generation Y Why lie, I do, Section 80 Your son will play me if the radio won't Daughters that just turn one to twenty one listen to Kendrick For instance What's your life about, enlighten me Is you gonna live on your knees, or die on your feet Take out that student loan, and pay off your college degree And do exactly what you see on TV True story, hm, can you repeat that for me Soul What's your life about, enlighten me Is you gonna live on your knees, or die on your feet Is you gonna plead the fifth, or sound the horn The time is now my child, come on See a lot of ya'll don't understand Kendrick Lamar Because you wonder how I could talk about money Hoes, clothes, god and history all in the same sentence You know what all the things have in common Only half of the truth, if you tell it See I've spent twenty three years on the earth searching for answers Til' one day I realized I had to come up with my own I'm not on the outside looking in I'm not on the inside looking out I'm in the dead fucking center, looking around You've ever seen a newborn baby kill a grown man That's an analogy for the way the world make me react My innocence been dead So the next time I talk about money, hoes, clothes, god and history all in the same sentence Just know I meant it, and you felt it Because you too are searching for answers I'm not the next pop star I'm not the next socially aware rapper I am a human motherfucking being, over dope ass instrumentation Kendrick Lamar Now f*ck em' up Terrace (Soul!)
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