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[Chorus]
You must be, a radio station
And who are we, we must be
A number 1 song, spinning all day long
And over again, over again, over again, over again, over again
And we know where,
We come in,
And nothings free,
Sounds to me like,
State run radio (8x)

[Verse 1]
We interrupt this broadcast,
To bring you this special message 'bout the forecast,
The future's cloudy and it's raining on the poor class,
Road to peace is closed, heavy traffic on the war paths,
Love is balling on a budget, the military says
It's gone need more cash, to keep fighting for your gas
Keep us in our hoods and hope we never explore past,
Stay inside of your half, believe the lies you learned in your class,
That there's no treasure in your trash, & the ceiling has the same feeling,
That the floor has, and that's where you should stay,
And this is what they play

[Chorus]
And over again, over again, over again, over again, over again
And we know where,
We come in,
And nothing's free,
Sounds to me like,
State run radio (8x)

[Verse 2]
You're now tuned into the weakest,
Frequency of fear, keep you locked right here,
And hope you never leave this, never be a leader,
Think inside the box, and follow all procedures,
Never ever believe that, you will never need this,
Hit up all your friends and tell them to repeat this,
Hi, your on the air, now what you want to hear?
Well we ain't got the truth, but how about a remix,
Different is never good, good is only what we pick,
You ain't got a hit, unless it sounds like these did,
Not too smart you will be a superstar,
And if you dumb or something maybe you could be number one

[Chorus]

So beware what's on the airwaves,
And be more aware of what's not gettin air play,
Independent spirits, you can barely hear what they're sayin,
Truth ain't gettin on like shampoo on an airplane,
Propoganda's everywhere, constantly on replay
All the hits, all the time, back to back on relay,
We're really where it lives, make them hear the records we play,
Build your own station, become your own DJ

You must be, a radio station,
And who are we, we must be,
A Number 1 song, spinning all day long,
And you put me, in daily rotation,
You're on the air,
We know you're scared,
But we don't care,
We'll play this here,
Over again, over again, over again, over again, over again
We know where,
We come in,
And nothings free,
Sounds to me like,
State run radio (16x)



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  • U
    UnregisteredJan 27, 2012 at 7:23 pm
    The goverment is trying to brain wash us if we all listen to lupe fiasco we can stop this from happening
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 19, 2012 at 8:05 pm
    I love this song its how most of us feel but were scared of saying it for some reason ur amazing!
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 6, 2011 at 2:15 am
    Lupe is tellin us that we need to stand up as a people the government is running everything we do and in some ways brainwashing us slowly but surely to stay quite and accept treatment they give us! But it must stop in order for change to occur!

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