Every Ghetto, Every City

ศิลปิน: Lauryn Hill

 

ThestreetsthatnurturedLaurynHill

MadesurethatI'dnevergotoofar

 

Everyghetto,everycityandsuburbanplaceI'vebeen

MakemerecallmydaysintheNewJerusalem

StorystartsatHootavillegrewupnexttoIvyHill

Whenkidswerestealingquartervillesforfun

"Killtheguy"inCarterpark

RodeaMongoose'tilit'sdark

Watchingkidsshowoffthestolenones

Everyghetto,everycityandsuburbanplaceI'vebeen

MakemerecallmydaysinNewJerusalem

 

Youknowit'shot,don'tforgetwhatyou'vegot

Lookingback,

Lookingback,lookingback,lookingback

Youknowit'shot,don'tforgetwhatyou'vegot

Lookingback

Thinkingback,thinkingback,thinkingback

AbagofBontons,twentycentsandanickel

SpringfieldAve.hadthebestpopsicles

SaturdaymorningcartoonsandKung-Fu

 

Mainstreetrootstonicwiththedreds

Abeefpattyandsomecocobread

MovethepatchfrommyLeestothetongueofmyshoe

'MemberFrelng-Huysenusedtohavethebombleather

BackwhenDougFreshandSlickRickweretogether

Lookingatthecrew,wethoughtwe'dallliveforever

Youknowit'shot,don'tforgetwhatyou'vegot

Lookingback

Thinkingback,thinkingback,thinkingback

Youknowit'shot,don'tforgetwhatyou'vegot

Lookingback

Thinkingback,thinkingback,thinkingback

DrillteamsonMunnstreet

RememberwhenHawthorneandChancellorhadbeef

MovingRecordswasonCentralAve.

 

Iwasthereatdancingschool

SouthOrangeAve.atBorlinpool

Unawareofwhatwedidn'thave

 

Writingyourfriends'namesonyourjeanswithamarker

July4thracesoffofParker

FireworksatMartinstadium

 

TheUntouchableP.S.P.,whereallthemcrazyniggersbe

AndcarthievesgotawaythroughIrvington

 

Hillsidebringsbeefwiththecops

Self-Destructionrecorddrops

Andeverybody'snamewasMuslim

Sensationsand'88attractedkidsfromout-of-state

 

Andeverybodyusedtodothewop

 

Jack,Jack,Jackyabody

Nah,theBizMarkusedtoampuptheparty

Iwishthosedays,theydidn'tstop

Everyghetto,everycityandsuburbanplaceI'vebeen

MakemerecallmydaysinNewJerusalem

Youknowit'shot,don'tforgetwhatyou'vegot

Lookingback

Welcomeback,welcomeback,welcomeback

Youknowit'shot,don'tforgetwhatyou'vegot

Lookingback

Thinkingback,thinkingback,thinkingback

Thinkingback,thinkingback,thinkingback

 

 

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