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(Skee-Lo)
Growin up as a kid tough skins and Afros
Wasn't South Central, but still it came natural
There wasn't nobody to watch my back
Didn't wanna be strapped to get jacked
Mama taught me not to trust no man
Brother what's your plan?
If you ever lose a fight, then you go back again and win
And I don't care if it was one of your friends
You better bury your feelings within
And understand that on top of the stairs
They got keys to Catalacs BMW's Mercedes, Benz and all of that
And on top of the stairs yeah
They got colour TV's and even girls come in two pairs
And on the bottom you've got nothin but guilt
Bad feelings bein kept homies been killed
When I die always know that I never was see my little brother drop
So you better stay on top

(Chorus)
(Skee-Lo)
Cause no one really cares about the guy on the bottom
No one really cares about the guy beneath
And everybody wants to be down with the dude
On top of the stairs, top of the stairs
Cause no one really cares about the guy on the bottom
No one really cares about the guy beneath
And everybody wants to be down with the dude
On top of the stairs, top of the stairs

(Skee-Lo)
Little brother look around you, can't you see
All the possibilities and we, you and me
To the bang boogie up jump the boogie
To the boogie to the boogie to the beat, I'ma emcee
I spent three years in Mickey D's cleanin dishes
Half of that time was makin wishes
Want ya hit switches in a brand new six-fo'
But all I could afford was another nine and Roseau's Chicken and Waffles
How bout that Honda Cord
Used to watch drop by at night till I got bored
But not no more really that's for sure
Cause I gotta million honeys knockin on my door
And I'm not tryin to score with one
Cause diseases kill and that's I'll
To make a mill in you gettin done
When you on top of the world girls may come
But when you fall down you won't find one

(Chorus)
(Skee-Lo)
Cause no one really cares about the guy on the bottom
No one really cares about the guy beneath
And everybody wants to be down with the dude
On top of the stairs, top of the stairs
Cause no one really cares about the guy on the bottom
No one really cares about the guy beneath
And everybody wants to be down with the dude
On top of the stairs, top of the stairs

(Skee-Lo)
Little brother this is all we got
Me and you will be cruel
Even though it doesn't seem like a lot, it is
So don't be thinkin negative
I know just how you feel when you got time to kill I'll tell you how it is
I know you might be unsure
Cause it gets rough out there and when it rains and pours
I stole shoes from stores hung out with cool cats
Put cars on flats broke windows with bats
And that's not all even made prank phone calls
I was flossin and sloshin in Fox Hills Mall (So whattup y'all?)
After all please check my credentials
I once got busy in the whenchles yeah
So throw your hands in the air
Wave em around if you've been treated unfair
Yeah cause no one cares (no one cares, no one cares)
Top of the stairs (top of the stairs, top of the stairs)

(Chorus)
(Skee-Lo)
Cause no one really cares about the guy on the bottom
No one really cares about the guy beneath
And everybody wants to be down with the dude
On top of the stairs, top of the stairs
Cause no one really cares about the guy on the bottom
No one really cares about the guy beneath
And everybody wants to be down with the dude
On top of the stairs, top of the stairs
Cause no one really cares about the guy on the bottom
No one really cares about the guy beneath
And everybody wants to be down with the dude
On top of the stairs, top of the stairs
Cause no one really cares about the guy on the bottom
No one really cares about the guy beneath
And everybody wants to be down with the dude
On top of the stairs, top of the stairs

(Skee-Lo)
Yeah to all my little brothers out there
It's cool to be on top, but don't ever forget where you came from
Most importantly you better remember
The little guy you step on to get on top
Is the same guy you gonna run into goin back down
Yeah top of the stairs



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