Baba Says Cool for Thought

by Lupe Fiasco

Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco ( /ˈluːpeɪ/ LOO-pay), is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. He also performs as the frontm…

They thought it was cool to burn crosses in your front lawn
As they hung you from tree's in your backyard

They thought it was cool to leave you thirsty and stranded, Katrina!

He thought it was cool to carry a gun in his classroom and open fire
Virgina Tech, Columbine, stop the violence!

They thought it was cool to tear down the projects 
And put up million dollar condo's, gentrification

They think its cool to stand on the block hidin' product in their socks
Making quick dime bag dollars

They think its cool to ride down on you in blue and white unmarked cars
Bustin' you upside your head

'Cause the problem is we think its cool to
Check your ingredients before you overdose on the cool

Written by: WASALU JACO

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