Common - Don't Come My Way lyrics
(featuring Slick Rick) [Common] Yeah yeah You know, Slick, why do he wanna come crib Acting like he know how the brothers live? We have to let 'em know We have to let 'em know Heeeeere we go Behold a pair of white horses on the Death Wish course Been watching MTV, reading articles in The Source Lost on the other side of the river Where death approaches the livest nigga I wonder why this wigga Would even come around my tilt With grandmothers cry, uncles get high, and cats get pealed My guys will deal with him, he got no rhythm So let the steel hit him, we speaking jail diction Hoe work and day oppression Turn up the bass and let the system thump So my neighbors won't hear the sparks as the lead gets pumped Its a pre-(?) agreement in the cement jungle Kill each other over money and white boys for fun [Female Singer] Don't come my way Hawks feel the day Things don't change, oh no Don't you come my way Come my way See the day, oh no [Slick Rick] Little family so a junky living act as Started smoking crack to fill the void within my black ass 1999, rolling as some broke cat These white kids asking questions about where to buy some coke at Kinda shock a dude, Ruler turn a sucker to Show 'em where these cats at, maybe earn a rock or two Retarded, not knowing the kid hardest trife Kill 'em, asswipes, I'll have a new start in my life Till the drug lord knock upon their (?) Disprespected, "Washed up rapper, what the fuck you want?" The often asked, I could see others laugh I got my man he wanna a buy a half a ki off your ass Scolding 'em, sleeping and sold on 'em Gimme the cash, let me flash it through this peephole on 'em (Check it out) He got hyped quick, pursued in the tight crib Emptied on their asses, including the white kids [Female Singer] Don't come my way Hawks feel the day Things don't change, oh no Don't you come my way Come my way See the day, oh no [Common] Yo, How'd dude go cop a brick when he ain't got the loot Ricky D, get the heat and 'Treat 'Em Like a Prostitute" This wigga gots no heart from his Iowa start [Slick Rick] And a Section 8 cat, he don't want any part I put two in there, ruin their, pursuing their souvenir Nigga, what the fuck is that white behind DOING here? Won't you say you wanted to slug 'em "If your not here for the cable or the (?) ya BUGGIN" [Common] Lights flooded the scene, there was blood and si-reens (sirens) The cops shot the brother, I still hear him scream Black mans reality, white mans bad dream Familiar scene from the Ickeys to the Brady Green Its pissy hallways, broke elevators always (ya know) Ain't no place for our children to play I try to go out in the summer and be feeling the day These broke and stupid niggas, yo they still in the way [Slick Rick] One of the mightiest slang, and plus the night is young I got long term money draining ideas from Since they far, I'll find your brown sweetheart Just being white your like golden goose around these parts Hey retard, better hurry in, my name is Father Marion I'll hold that American Express card your carrying Put your nose up, don't, shut up, provoking and woke up First where do you live, how much money your folks got? [Female Singer] Don't come my way Hawks feel the day Things don't change, oh no Don't you come my way Come my way See the day, oh no Don't come my way Hawks feel the day Things don't change, oh no Don't you come my way Come my way See the day, oh no [Common] We let the rhythm go Common Sense will 'em hit where I hit 'em Common Sense will spin 'em check it out I guess I did 'em where they should to be done Ain't nothing new about the wonder rap son Closed styles like captions yo its time for some action Man, I get bread, niggas get me sled When I come up off their head, it was said For that, yo, it's like this Common Sense'll strike this, mic this Just like some punchlines How niggas follow me like one time Everybody love me like the sunshine Combine, ain't that you never knew of Niggas say one but I've got two loves Check it out, now how I do love...