Empire State Of Mind

ศิลปิน: Jay-Z

 

RightnexttoDeNiro,

ButI'llbehoodforever,

I'mthenewSinatra,

Andsinceimadeithere,

Icanmakeitanywhere,

Yeahtheylovemeeverywhere,

IusedtocopinHarlem,

Allofmydominicanos

Rightthereuponbroadway,

BroughtmebacktothatMcDonalds,

Tookittomystashspot,

FiveSixtyStagestreet,

Catchmeinthekitchenlikeasimmonswhippingpastry,

Cruisingdown8thstreet,

Offwhitelexus,

DrivingsoslowbutBKisfromTexas,

MeI'mupatBedsty,

HomeofthatboyBiggie,

Nowiliveonbillboard,

Andibroughtmyboyswithme,

SaywatuptoTyTy,stillsippingMalta

SittingcourtsideKnicksandNetsgivemehighfives,

N-ggaibespikedout,icantripareferee,

TellbymyattitudethatImostdefinitelyfrom…

 

NewYork,

 

I'mfromwheredreamsaremadeof,

 

Theresnothingyoucan'tdo,

 

Nowyou'reinNewYork,

 

Thesestreetswillmakeyoufeelbrandnew,

 

Thelightswillinspireyou,

 

LetshereitforNewYork,NewYork,NewYork

Imadeyouhotn-gga,

CatchmeattheXwithOGataYankeegame,

Sh-timadetheyankeehatmorefamousthanayankeecan,

YoushouldknowIbleedBlue,butIaintacriptho,

Butigotagangofn-ggaswalkingwithmyclickthough,

 

Welcometothemeltingpot,

Cornerswherewesellingrocks,

Afrikabambaataash-t,

Homeofthehiphop,

Yellowcap,gypsycap,dollarcap,hollaback,

Forforeignersitaintfittedtheyforgothowtoact,

8millionstoriesoutthereandtheirnaked,

Citiesisapityhalfofy'allwon'tmakeit,

Meigottaplugaspecialandigotitmade,

IfJesuspayinLeBron,I'mpayingDwayneWade,

3dicecee-lo

3cardmarley,

Labordayparade,restinpeaceBobMarley,

StatueofLiberty,longlivetheWorldtrade,

Longlivethekingyo,

I'mfromtheempirestatethats…

NewYork,

 

I'mfromwheredreamsaremadeof,

 

Theresnothingyoucan'tdo,

 

Nowyou'reinNewYork,

 

Thesestreetswillmakeyoufeelbrandnew,

 

Thelightswillinspireyou,

 

LetshereitforNewYork,NewYork,NewYork

 

Lightsisblinding,

Girlsneedblinders

Sotheycanofstepboundsoutquick,

Thesidelinesisblindwithcasualties,

?casually,thengraduallybecomeworse,

Don'tbitetheappleEve,

Caughtupintheincrowd,

Nowyourin-style,

Andinthewintergetscoldenvoguewithyourskinout,

Thecityofsinisapityofwin,

Goodgirlsgonebad,thecitiesfilledwiththem,

Mommytookabustripandnowshegotherbustout,

Everybodyrideher,justlikeabusroute,

HailMarytothecityyouraVirgin,

AndJesuscan'tsaveyoulikestartswhenthechurchends,

 

Camehereforschool,graduatedtothehighlife,

Ballplayers,rapstars,addictedtothelimelight,

EmptyinMaygotyoufeelinglikeachampion,

ThecityneversleepsbetterslipyouaAmbien

NewYork,

 

I'mfromwheredreamsaremadeof,

 

Theresnothingyoucan'tdo,

 

Nowyou'reinNewYork,

 

Thesestreetswillmakeyoufeelbrandnew,

 

Thelightswillinspireyou,

 

LetshereitforNewYork,NewYork,NewYork

 

Onehandintheairforthebigcity,

Streetlights,bigdreamsalllookingpretty,

NoplaceintheWorldthatcancompare,

Putyourlightersintheair,everybodysayyeaaahh

 

Comeon,come,

 

NewYork,

 

I'mfromwheredreamsaremadeof,

 

Theresnothingyoucan'tdo,

Nowyou'reinNewYork,

 

Thesestreetswillmakeyoufeelbrandnew,

 

Thelightswillinspireyou,

 

LetshereitforNewYork,NewYork,NewYork

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