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Guru (Devanagari गुरु) is a Sanskrit term for "teacher" or "master", especially in Indian religions. The Hindu guru-shishya tradition is the oral tradition or religious doctrine transmitted from teacher to student. In the United States, the meaning of "guru" has been used to cover anyone who acquires followers, especially by exploiting their naiveté, due to the inflationary use of the term in new religious movements. more »


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These distraught thoughts of a single mother in a homeless
shelter 

About pain and heartache, ain't nothing you can tell her 

The case worker says that she should find a job 

But does this worker know what kind of jobs that there are? 

Degrading things like cleaning up people's vomit 

For a little bit of dough, and plus your brain gets nothing from
it 

I'm smarter than that this girl thinks to herself 

I'm worth more than that, she thinks to herself 

She pours a drink for herself while she stares out the window 

This guy says he got work for her, maybe she should go to him yo


The money's good, and plus he'll dress her up nice 

She left her baby's daddy cuz he beat her up twice 

She don't really like sex 

But she hates welfare checks 

And where there's money, that's where she thinks there's respect


And what's this girl's purpose? Will she self-destruct? 

When this sisters about to go down, who's there to help her up? 

who's there for me?

[Guru] 

These distraught thoughts of a young man in a rooming house 

This messed up life, this poverty, he could do without 

But what options does he have when all hope is gone? 

A brother gotta eat, plus all the Henny and all the smoke is
gone 

All it takes is one quick stick 
 

Gotta fill his belly now, which vic should he pick? 

He does his dirt all by his lonely, forget his homies 

He doesn't fell like splitting any loot, them suckas be acting
phony 

So much potential but all gone to waste 

Now he lurks in night, with a loaded gun on his waist 

Too late for this lost soul, his life's in a chokehold 

Mentality is weak, and doing crime is all he knows 

Never caring who he hurts, as long as he's taking money 

Forget an education, and legal ways of making money 

And what's this kid's purpose? Will he self-destruct? 

When a brother's about to go down, who's there to help him up? 


(Les Nubians singing Chorus) 


[Guru] 

Who's there for my people on the streets? (Who's there? Who's
there?) 

Who's there for my people who got nothing to eat? (Who's there?
Who's there?) 

They build more prisons, and close down schools 

Who's there to teach the children the golden rules?(Who's there?
Who's there?) 

Who's there for my people in the streets?(Who's there? Who's
there?) 

Who's there for my people who got nothing to eat?(Who's there?
Who's there?) 

They break our family, neglect the elderly 

Who's there to bring a cure? Where's the remedy?(Who's there?
Who's there?) 


(Les Nubians signing)

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Written by: SHAUN MATTHEW VERREAULT, EARL ALGUZAR PEREIRA, SAFWAN YASIR JAVED

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Royalty Network, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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