Topics: Thought, Mind, Secular music Pages: 4 (1053 words) Published: January 8, 2013
Jay-Z (Ignorant Stuff)
They're all actors, lookin' at themselves in the mirror backwards Can't even face themself, don't fear no rappers
They're all, weirdos, DeNiros in practice
So, don't believe everything your earlobe captures
It's mostly backwards, unless it happens to be as accurate as me And everything said in song, you happen to see
Then, actually, believe half of what you see
None of what you hear, even if it's spat by me
Nas (I CAN)
Be, B-Boys and girls, listen up
You can be anything in the world, in God we trust
An architect, doctor, maybe an actress
But nothing comes easy it takes much practice
Young boys, you can use a lot of help, you know
You thinking life's all about smoking weed and ice
You don't want a be my age and can't read and write
Begging different women for a place to sleep at night
Smart boys turn to men and do whatever they wish
If you believe you can achieve, then say it like this
Andre 3000 (Git up Get up)
Y'all telling me that I need to get out and vote, huh. Why?
Ain't nobody black running but crackers, so, why I got to register? I thinking of better stuff to do with my time
Never smelled aroma of diploma, but I write the deep ass rhymes So let me take ya'll way, back to when I stayed in Southwest Atlanta, Y'all could not tell me nothing, thought I hit that bottom rock At age 13, start working at the loading dock

They laying my mama off of work, General Motors tripping
But I come home Bank like Hank, from licking and dipping
Doing dumb stuff, not knowing what I know now
Yeah, that petty shit will have you cased up and locked down I dips, over to East Point, still acting a fool
Wasting my time in the school, I'd rather be shooting pool
Cool is how I played the tenth grade
I thought it was all about mackinaw hoes and wearing pimp fade Instead of being in class, I'd rather be up in some ass
Not, thinking about them six courses that I need to pass
Graduation rolled around like rolly-pollies
Damn, that's...
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