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Too late
For the other side
Caught in a chase
25 to life

Too late
For the other side
Caught in a chase
25 to life

Too late
I can't keep chasing it
Caught in a chase
25 to life

I don't think she understands
The sacrifices that I made
Maybe if this bitch had acted right
I would have stayed
But I've already wasted over half my life
I would have laid down and died for you
I no longer cry for you
No more pain
Bitch you took me for granted
Took my heart and ran it straight into the planet
Into the dirt
I can no longer stand it
Now my respect I demand it
Imma take control of this relationship
Command it
And I'm gonna be the boss of you now goddammit
And what I mean is that
I'm will no longer let you control me
So you better hear me out
This much you owe me
I gave up my life for you
Totally devoted to you
Why I've stayed
Faithful all the way
This is how I fucking get repaid?

Look at how I dress
Fucking baggy sweats
Go to work a mess
Always in a rush to get back to you
I ain't heard you yet
Not even once say you appreciate me
I deserve respect
I've done my best to give you
Nothing less then perfectness
And I know that if I end this
I'll no longer have nothing left
But you keep treating me like a staircase
It's time to fucking step
And I wont be coming back
So don't hold your fucking breath
You know what you've done
No need to go in depth
I told you you'd be sorry
If I fucking left
I laughed while you wept
How's it feel now?
Yeah funny ain't it
You neglected me
Did me a favor
Let all my spirit free
You've said
Got a special place for you
In my heart
That I have kept
It's unfortunate but it's

Too late
For the other side
Caught in a chase
25 to life

Too late
For the other side
Caught in a chase
25 to life

I feel like
When I bend over backwards for you
All you do is laugh
Cuz that ain't good enough
You expect me to fold myself in half
Till I snap
Don't think I'm loyal
All I do is rap
How can I moonlight on the side
I have no life outside of that
Don't I give you enough of my time?
You don't think so do you?
Jealous when I spend time with the girls
Why I'm married to you still
Man I don't know
But tonight I'm serving you with papers
I'm divorcing you
Go marry someone else
And make em famous
And take away their freedom
Like you did to me
Treat em like you don't need em
And they ain't worthy of you
Feed em
The same shit that you made me eat
I'm moving on
Forget you
Oh now I'm special
I didn't feel special when I was wit you
All I ever felt was this
Helplessness
Imprisoned by a selfish bitch
Chew me up and spit me out
I fell for this
So many times
It's ridiculous
And still I stick with this
I'm sick of this
But in my sickness
And addiction
Your addictive as they get
Evil as they come
Vindictive as they make em
My friends keep asking me
Why I can't just walk away from
I'm addicted
To the pain, the stress
The drama
I'm drawn to shit
So I guess I'm a mess
Cursed and blessed
But this time imma
Ain't changing my mind
I'm climbing out this abyss
Your screaming as I walk out
That I'll be missed
But when you spoke of people
Who meant the most to you
You left me off your list
Fuck you hip hop
I'm leaving you
My life sentence is served bitch
And it's just

Too late
For the other side
Caught in a chase
25 to life

Too late
For the other side
Caught in a chase
25 to life

Too late
Caught in a chase
25 to life



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    +7
    HelairyannJun 15, 2010 at 7:16 pm
    25 to life is the sentencing for murder. This song is about Marshal's relationship with Hip-Hop. "F*ck You Hip-Hop I'm leaving you, my life sentence is served" meaning that he gave his life to Hip-Hop, he sacrifice everything for it, he was so devoted that he didn't spend anytime with his girls "Jealous when I spend time with the girls". In this song, he is saying how he is done with Hip-Hop, how he gave everything to it and it didnt give anything back, it didn't appriciate him. He's saying he's walking out on Hip-Hop, he's "divoricing" it, "Go marry someone else and make em famous" He became addicted to it, and this is his release/recovery.
  • U
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    UnregisteredMay 23, 2012 at 7:21 am
    Eminem singing about how he sold his soul to the devil (illuminati), how his sick of the way the higher ups are treating him and how he plans to leave.
  • U
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    UnregisteredApr 28, 2012 at 9:31 pm
    In my opinion i think that marshall is talking about 2 aspects of his life. One being kim; i think that the first verse is about kim, as it seems to be written very much to a person. The last half of the song i think is written to rap/hip-hip.
  • U
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    UnregisteredJan 12, 2012 at 9:44 pm
    25 to life is about being so madly in love with someone and then they hirt you. So bad you can never accept them back into your life. You try to make there life perfect and you would do anything for them and then they leave you. They cheat on you. They hurt you. And sooner or later you realize that you love them but there no good for you and you have to get over them if you want to continue living.
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    UnregisteredSep 7, 2011 at 8:25 am
    Directly dedicated to the Illuminati ..Illuminati made eminem Famous, same goes for all the others in the industry...he even says it in this song and many others, " go marry someone else and make them famous" also mocking bird and 3 am listen to those.

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