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(feat. The Game, Jadakiss, Trick Daddy, Dre)

[DJ Khaled]
We the best
I represent the hood
I represent the ghetto
I represent the people
I represent you
LISTEN!!!

[Dre]
All the money in the world couldn't change me
No diamond rings or them fancy cars
Cause my niggas in the hood wouldn't let me
All of this because.....
(I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
(I'm from the pojects) I'm from the projects
All over the world and every hood they know
I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'
(I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
(I'm from the projects) I'm from the projects
All over the world and every hood they know
I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'

[The Game]
Ayo Cali
Walk with me
Yeah thats what got me here
The chucks the khaki suits
All the swap me gears
The six dollar socks the five dollar rocks
Uncle Greg rest in peace he taught me how to chop
Thats why I love the hood and everything we got
From the ice cream trucks to the forty ounce tops
All white Air Force Ones to fake Jacob watch
A few reasons why I drive the Bentley hard top
Use it in my songs cause I live it on the block
Tattoo it on my face let the whole world watch
I'm that type of nigga y'all made my city bigger dawg
Turn the TV off got tired of watchin Jigga boss
So we told our mom's we was lookin for jobs
When we was really in the record store lookin for Nas
Project of the ghetto, Ghetto and the project
From compton to being Dre's number one prospect so.....

[Dre]
All the money in the world couldn't change me
No diamond rings or them fancy cars
Cause my niggas in the hood wouldn't let me
All of this because.....
(I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
(I'm from the pojects) I'm from the projects
All over the world and every hood they know
I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'
(I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
(I'm from the projects) I'm from the projects
All over the world and every hood they know
I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'

[Jadakiss]
AAHHAA!!!
Yeah ugh
They know
Yeah ugh
Aint no help there just food stamps
WIC checks and welfare
Every man gone for self there
Still might need to borrow your medicaid card for health care
Yeah if you never got knocked then you made it
Everybody know each other if not they related
You can get shot or get bladed
Theres dudes that got jobs now that had blocks in the eighties
Six months five years for you just to cop out
Ninth or tenth grade is usually when niggas drop out
Fights break out when you wired and start joking
A lot of OG's retire and start smokin
House party games of spade sweet kool-aid
Loud music all night till the boys in blue raid
So therefore I could never be too paid
I know where I'm going and where I'm from will get you laid

[Dre]
All the money in the world couldn't change me
No diamond rings or them fancy cars
Cause my niggas in the hood woulda let me
Holler this because.....
(I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
(I'm from the pojects) I'm from the projects
All over the world and every hood they know
I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'
(I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
(I'm from the projects) I'm from the projects
All over the world and every hood they know
I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'

[Trick Daddy]
Haha
Tell me this how come
Black folks get a little doe
And forget where they come from
Man we used to have good times
But since you moved on up you ain't cool with us
We still support you tho we dont see you much
You ain't the first fool its cool with us
But why you living out your idols dreams
Remember how for you came and help you keep those thangs
Now its cool that your address changed
But I'm tryna holla at my dog and the number ain't the same
I guess new homies came with his fame
But see true homies will stay the same
Through all the up's and down's in your career
A couple wives few kids scattered here
And when you dead or broke without a deal
All the groupies cleared... The ghetto still be here

[Dre]
All the money in the world couldn't change me
No diamond rings or them fancy cars
Cause my niggas in the hood woulda let me
Holler this because.....
(I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
(I'm from the pojects) I'm from the projects
All over the world and every hood they know
I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'
(I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
(I'm from the projects) I'm from the projects
All over the world and every hood they know
I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'

[DJ Khaled]
DJ KHALED!
DAT NIGGA GAME, TRICK DADDY, JADAKISS!
WE DA BEST!
WE REPRESENT THE GHETTO, THE PROJECTS!
Cool and Dre on the track
WE THE BEST!



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    niellineMay 23, 2008 at 1:30 am
    [DJ Khaled]
    We the best
    I represent the hood
    I represent the ghetto
    I represent the people
    I represent you
    LISTEN!!!

    [Dre]
    All the money in the world couldn't change me
    No diamond rings or them fancy cars
    Cause my niggas in the hood wouldn't let me
    All of this because...
    (I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
    (I'm from the pojects) I'm from the projects
    All over the world and every hood they know
    I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'
    (I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
    (I'm from the projects) I'm from the projects
    All over the world and every hood they know
    I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'

    [The Game]
    Ayo Cali
    Walk with me
    Yeah thats what got me here
    The chucks the khaki suits
    All the swap me gears
    The six dollar socks the five dollar rocks
    Uncle Greg rest in peace he taught me how to chop
    Thats why I love the hood and everything we got
    From the ice cream trucks to the forty ounce tops
    All white Air Force Ones to fake Jacob watch
    A few reasons why I drive the Bentley hard top
    Use it in my songs cause I live it on the block
    Tattoo it on my face let the whole world watch
    I'm that type of nigga y'all made my city bigger dawg
    Turn the TV off got tired of watchin Jigga boss
    So we told our mom's we was lookin for jobs
    When we was really in the record store lookin for Nas
    Project of the ghetto, Ghetto and the project
    From compton to being Dre's number one prospect so...

    [Dre]
    All the money in the world couldn't change me
    No diamond rings or them fancy cars
    Cause my niggas in the hood wouldn't let me
    All of this because...
    (I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
    (I'm from the pojects) I'm from the projects
    All over the world and every hood they know
    I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'
    (I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
    (I'm from the projects) I'm from the projects
    All over the world and every hood they know
    I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'

    [Jadakiss]
    AAHHAA!!!
    Yeah ugh
    They know
    Yeah ugh
    Aint no help there just food stamps
    WIC checks and welfare
    Every man gone for self there
    Still might need to borrow your medicaid card for health care
    Yeah if you never got knocked then you made it
    Everybody know each other if not they related
    You can get shot or get bladed
    Theres dudes that got jobs now that had blocks in the eighties
    Six months five years for you just to cop out
    Ninth or tenth grade is usually when niggas drop out
    Fights break out when you wired and start joking
    A lot of OG's retire and start smokin
    House party games of spade sweet kool-aid
    Loud music all night till the boys in blue raid
    So therefore I could never be too paid
    I know where I'm going and where I'm from will get you laid

    [Dre]
    All the money in the world couldn't change me
    No diamond rings or them fancy cars
    Cause my niggas in the hood woulda let me
    Holler this because...
    (I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
    (I'm from the pojects) I'm from the projects
    All over the world and every hood they know
    I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'
    (I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
    (I'm from the projects) I'm from the projects
    All over the world and every hood they know
    I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'

    [Trick Daddy]
    Haha
    Tell me this how come
    Black folks get a little doe
    And forget where they come from
    Man we used to have good times
    But since you moved on up you ain't cool with us
    We still support you tho we dont see you much
    You ain't the first fool its cool with us
    But why you living out your idols dreams
    Remember how for you came and help you keep those thangs
    Now its cool that your address changed
    But I'm tryna holla at my dog and the number ain't the same
    I guess new homies came with his fame
    But see true homies will stay the same
    Through all the up's and down's in your career
    A couple wives few kids scattered here
    And when you dead or broke without a deal
    All the groupies cleared... The ghetto still be here

    [Dre]
    All the money in the world couldn't change me
    No diamond rings or them fancy cars
    Cause my niggas in the hood woulda let me
    Holler this because...
    (I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
    (I'm from the pojects) I'm from the projects
    All over the world and every hood they know
    I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'
    (I'm from the ghetto) I'm from the ghetto
    (I'm from the projects) I'm from the projects
    All over the world and every hood they know
    I'm from the ghetto and thats fo sho'

    [DJ Khaled]
    DJ KHALED!
    DAT NIGGA GAME, TRICK DADDY, JADAKISS!
    WE DA BEST!
    WE REPRESENT THE GHETTO, THE PROJECTS!
    Cool and Dre on the track
    WE THE BEST!

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