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I was born in the concrete jungle
And I know how we feel about the heat in the jungle,
So the lion go for the pray in the concrete jungle,
Ducks and goose turn into gazelles, running in the jungle.

... in history, tell me what really happened,
Like the declaration of independence was signed by free masons.
So who do you think funded the american revolution?
We pay the irs, the irs pays great britain.
And... bank, cause boy they love when we go to war,
Charges happen…
For example the us…
When in germany … got bombed up and sank under,
323000 americans died, j. d rockefeller made 300 million on their lives.
And fbi was given intelligence by his spies,
So the pearl harbor bombing wasn’t a surprise.
See the war is designed to keep us in debt,
So to keep us happy they make a holiday for the vets.
And they bring their drugs, testing ‘em out on our communities,
Cause in their mind we’re just scientific monkeys.
Why you think we can get any gun you want, with no questions?
Because the more you kill, the more money they’re making!
You’re making money on the block, see the sacks with the big knot
Rocks in the … next to the big …

Chorus:
I was born in the concrete jungle
And I know how we feel about the heat in the jungle,
So the lion go for the pray in the concrete jungle,
Ducks and goose turn into gazelles, running in the jungle.

Trust me, nothing lasts forever, mr. star
You’re a runner, wanna be a cartel, like escobar.
Pablo made 60 mil a day, today they’re making 40 bil from the drug trade.
See my point? you’re just making coins,
Cause in this chess game you’ll be of use like the pawn, yeah!
As for me, what’s my story? a refugee, I was born in haiti,
From the hut, to the projects, to the mansion,
The... I resign in jersey.
Gramps was a voodoo priest, dad was a preacher
Uncle was a mason, I was raised christian
Best friend muslim al-salam-alakum
My manager was jewish, he taught me shabbat shalom
Flatbush rastas taught me the scriptures
Haile selassie, …
Then I met an israel life standing on the corner,
He told me young man we’re from the 12 tribes of juda
Gave him a pound, walk past the grocery station,
Big beats in my neck… nation.
I’m like priest…
Militants… got the swag of a nation.
Saint l'ouverture haitian revolution
Napoleon's army got spanked by them haitians.
1804, independence black republic,
Then we help america get louisiana purchase.
Toussaint st. jean with the info
Did you know that a haitian was the founder of chicago?
Jean baptiste you might wanna google search
... all you do is google earth.

Chorus:
I was born in the concrete jungle
And I know how we feel about the heat in the jungle,
So the lion go for the pray in the concrete jungle,
Ducks and goose turn into gazelles, running in the jungle.



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