The Watcher 2

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Jay-Z

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and occasional actor. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In 2012, Forbes estimated Carter's net worth at nearly $500 million. He has sold approximately 50 million albums worldwide, while receiving fourteen Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all-time. He was ranked #1 by MTV in their list of The Greatest MCs of All-Time in 2006. Two of his albums, Reasonable Doubt (1996) and The Blueprint (2001) are considered landmarks in the genre with both of them being ranked in Rolling S… more »


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2003
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(The watcher)
Jeah, uhh
Shit I do for a livin' nigga
Shit I eat for a livin' nigga
(The watcher)
That's how I live for a livin' nigga
(Watchin')
Okay, let's do this
(The watcher)

Things just ain't the same for gangsters
But I'm a little too famous to shoot these pranksters
All of these rap singers claimin' they bangers
Doin' all sorts of twisted shit with they fingers
Disrespectin' the game, no home trainin' or manners
I was doin' this shit when you was shittin' your Pampers
I was movin' them grams 'fore you, knew what a hand-to-hand was
Duckin' the vans, radars, the scanners
'Fore you knew what hard white, or tan was
I was hittin' the turnpike, aight with the bammers
I was nice with my hands, cuss aight with them hammers
I was prickin' my finger 'fore you knew what a fam was
I had it laid out 'fore you knew what a plan was
Three hundred mill' later, now you understand us
Y'all ain't see us comin' through Vegas
You ever seen so much cham' bust in one night
Grand fucked up one fight
I was on the Peter Pan bus
You was puttin' Peter Pan up in your room, y'all fuckin' with whom?
Allow me to retort
You cowards is just now learnin' the shit that we talk
You niggas ain't know about a Robb Report
'Bout a high speed Porsche, i.e.
You niggas ain't know how to floss 'til I came through the door
Like 'Eric B. for Pres,' respect me in this bitch
You can't disrespect us 'cause you got a little check cut
You was suckin' for so long, talkin' your little neck up
Now you too big for your britches, you got a few little bitches
You think you Hugh Hefner, you just ridiculous
I blew breath for you midgets, I gave life to the game
It's only right I got the right to be king
Niggas that got life really like what I sing
'Cause they know it's really like, niggas feel my pain
Know the shit I don't write be the illest shit that's ever been recited
In the game word to the hyphen in my name
J A why dash, Hoffa
The past, present, nigga the future, proper
The Holy Trinity of hip-hop is us
We give, Dre his props but that's where it stops, it's the Roc

I know, you got your eyes on me, I feel you watchin' me
But it ain't hard to see that you can't see me
You try, but what you think you saw
Ain't what you thought you saw
You better off not lookin' at all
Everywhere that I go, ain't the same as before
People I used to know, just don't know me no more
But everywhere that I go, I got people I know
Who got people they know, so I suggest you lay low

I'm still on top of the game
Still droppin' flames, still cock and aim
Still at the top, had the rock for the fame
Over setbacks, there's been a lot since I came
You seen it all, how I got, how I gained
The momentum when it dropped, how I got through the pain
When I roll and shock, they watched me reclaim
The streets, they made a special spot for my name
Dre, haters wanna stop to my reign
But the music lives in me, every drop in my vein
The pride and the pain, all the way back from the rise of my name
See the world clear through the eyes of the man
See the world cheer for the rhymes that I gave
When the beat bangs it'll drive them insane
The odds that I played
The best to emerge in the game is The Watcher

I know, you got your eyes on me, I feel you watchin' me
But it ain't hard to see that you can't see me
You try, but what you think you saw
Ain't what you thought you saw
You better off not lookin' at all
Everywhere that I go, ain't the same as before
People I used to know, just don't know me no more
But everywhere that I go, I got people I know
Who got people they know, so I suggest you lay low

I'm Rated R, my brain contains graphics things
It turn traumatic teens into addicts, and fiends
It's like, watchin' a movie through a panoramic screen
Which means, I can see the whole planet in the scene
Cash is the topic, the object, a fatter pocket
Some take the crack and chop it but those that haven't got it
Take away the added profit, it's catastrophic
I take the gat and cock it and I'll sit back and watch it
These New York streets is ugly, I keep it gully
The world is mine and can't nobody keep it from me
Yo, my neighborhood is never sunny
In the place where the number one 'cause of death is money
You can try copin', I've seen enough shit
To leave your frame of mind broken, I'm still alive and scopin'
Be another hundred years 'til my skies close in
And I'ma die with my eyes open, The Watcher

I know, you got your eyes on me, I feel you watchin' me
But it ain't hard to see that you can't see me
You try, but what you think you saw
Ain't what you thought you saw
You better off not lookin' at all
Everywhere that I go, ain't the same as before
People I used to know, just don't know me no more
But everywhere that I go, I got people I know
Who got people they know, so I suggest you lay low

The Watcher
The Watcher
Watchin'
The Watcher
The Watcher

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Written by: Andre Young, Marshall Mathers, Shari Watson, Shawn Carter, William Griffin

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