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Ghetto, ghetto, ghetto, ghetto we living

These streets remind me of quicksand
(Quicksand)
When you're on it, you'll keep goin' down
(Goin' down)

And there's no one to hold on too
And there's no one to pull you out
You keep on fallin'
(Fallin')
And no one can here you callin'

So you end up self destructing
On the corner with the tuli on the waist tight
Just got outta the bing doin' stay time
Teeth marks on my back from the canine

Dark memories of when there was no sunshine
'Cause they said that I wouldn't make it
(I remember like yesterday)
Holdin' on to what God gave me

'Cause that's the life when you're living in the
(Ghetto)
And eating in the
(Ghetto)
Or sleeping in the
(Ghetto, ghetto)

'Cause that's the life when you're living in the
(Ghetto)
And eating in the
(Ghetto)
Or sleeping in the
(Ghetto, ghetto, ghetto)

No need to cherish luxuries
('Cause everythin' come and go)
Even the life that you have is borrowed
('Cause you're not promised tomorrow)

So live your life
As if everyday's gon' be your last
Once you move forward can't go back
Best prepare to remove your past

'Cause ya gotta be willin' to pray
Yeah, there gotta be better way, oh
(There gotta be)
Yeah, ya gotta be willing to pray
'Cause there gotta be a better day
(There gotta be, ay)

Whoever said that this drama would stop today
A lot of niggers dead or locked away
Teenage women growing up with aids

'Cause that's the life when you're living in the, oh
(Ghetto)
Eating in the
(Ghetto)
Or sleeping in the
(Ghetto, ghetto)

That's the life when you're living in the, oh
(Ghetto)
Eating in the
(Ghetto)
Or sleeping in the
(Ghetto, ghetto, ghetto)

Gun shots every night in the
(Ghetto)
Crooked cops on sight in the
(Ghetto)
Every day is a fight in the
(Ghetto)
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)
(Ghetto)

Got kids to feed in the
(Ghetto)
Selling coke and weed in the
(Ghetto)
Every day somebody bleed in the
(Ghetto)
(Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh)
(Ghetto)

That's the life when you're living in the, oh
(Ghetto)
Living by the, oh
(Ghetto)
Eating in the
(Ghetto, ghetto)

That's the life when you're living in the, oh
(Ghetto)
Sleeping in the
(Ghetto)
Living in the
(Ghetto, ghetto, ghetto)



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