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Kendrick Lamar – Ignorance Is Bliss lyrics
[Verse 1]
Lord forgive me... kill him where he stand and stand over him
Shake his hand then jump back in that mini van
Double back to his block and blam I ain't backing down for nothing
I'mma back 'em down like Shaq with this black 2-2-3 in my hand
Better pray that this chopper jam like a radio single, man
Police radio signals saying that a 187 land
On your corner, coroners comfort your momma
"Momma he's dead" the next morning, I toasted up with my homies
We drink and smoke marijuana, want us to change our ways? Uh-huh
You see this game we play come from uncles that raised me in Compton
Ask me what I have accomplished, I don't know I don't have conscience
I just load up and start dumping on enemies; I'm head hunting
No sympathy, ain't no love when you in these streets just get something
Protect ya neck cause they coming for sets, respect, split your onion
Then chop your deck your head tumbling like gymnastics
(Cause ignorance is bliss)

[Hook: Schoolboy Q]
Now everybody put your hands up high
If you don't give a fuck, put your hands up high

[Verse 2]
This the hardest shit you've heard from LA this far
And I'm this far, from a discharge but never will I diss ya'll
We all tryna ball and when I got the rock I'll dish off
Until the day I pistol whip you posers 'til y'all pissed off, then peel off
In a hooptie, come back and make these niggas wanna shoot me
And they bitches wanna salute me or seduce me
Indubitably I'm too street, indubitably I'mma do me
Better than your bitch would
But you niggas too weak, but just give me 2 weeks and I'm good
I'll make an album that'll put a smile on Malcolm
Make Martin Luther tell God I'm the future for Heaven's talent
No tarot card reading; I'm foreseeing you niggas vanish
Not only from the rap game, I'm including the planet
Cats so watered down clowns can sink Titanic
Tie titanium around their neck and watch 'em panic
Give me respect, dammit, or get damaged
Die young, corpse identified by your parents
Apparently you're a parrot, mocking me and my blueprint
But I won't share it just make you cop it then call you a sheriff
Stop it, I'm hearin' the comments
The critics are calling me conscious
But truthfully, every shooter be callin' me Compton
So truthfully, only calling me Kweli and Common?
Proves that ignorance is bliss

[Hook: Schoolboy Q]
Now everybody put your hands up high
If you don't give a fuck, put your hands up high

[Verse 3]
And this still the hardest shit you've heard from LA this far
And I'm this far, from a discharge but never will I dish off
This my world, I grab the universe then play kickball
And they wonder why these California earthquakes hittin' so hard
I'm So-Cal, you so-called rappers need to go call
Ghostbusters to shoot busters I'm Casper when I go off
I show up, to show out and show off, you a hundred percent behind me
And if you are then wreck your car and walk up to my crime scene
I remember being 17 wishing someone would sign me
Now the only way these labels get me back is when they rewind me
Backin' down bargains, backin' down bitches
We gon' flip her once she off that blue dolphin, you gon' tip her
Cause ignorance is bliss
And Willie B, I'm a fool on your beats, I bleed out the speaker
As the speaker that spoke when they didn't speak

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