Every Day I Wake Up On The Wrong Side Of Capitalism

by Sun Rise Above

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1.
Smash! Black night stick cave your brains in Sun Rise Above what? Fire to the cave men Live on stage for the billions of slaves Getting killed for a wage, this is our coming of age One of the ways the twilight becomes hundreds of days Splash! Some of the waves crashed, under the placed smashed A great smash, feeling the ceiling is plate glass Break it, illing, the penicillin will take it The sacred overthrown in the uprising Shake it like weight strapped in upper cup sizes Shut eyes, it's closed, it's no better than blindness Find us in back of the factory packing it in Rapping man and asking them how it can happen again Filling the void with grammar, the hammer is tapping it in Sickle star, cut shine, drip will ripple far Bust rhymes, in the middle, it'll hit the Czar Or whoever the ruler is, we're rolling like hooligans Pulling pins on hand grenades, fanning the flames Plan for the days, when the card house will cave in Raving mad sounds for the hounds in the basement
2.
I'm the voice of the working poor, laboring for minimum wage Like men in a cage, I'm the memory of slaves Never forget, I'm like what a typhoon is to waves In effect like gravity on your ass as you age On the mic I sound like a million bats in a cave Trapped, trying to find a way out and scratching in vein I'm the rats that show up after it rains I'm the scars that appear on your body after the pain The soldier in the army, the brain in the body Similar to Jamie Bain, I'm insane with the shottie But my target is not a boxer, it's capitalists and cops This rap is like a derailed train the way it stops ya Dead in your tracks, I'm ahead of the facts I'm the satellite, GPS and lines on the map A seventy second long song that you keep winding on back 'Cause like an anorexic, it's stuck in your head that it's fat So I could give fuck less about MTV player I'm the virus that formatted your MP3 player The slayer of nonsense, proletarian conscious A rogue state armed with nuclear missile launchers
3.
Been in chains I didn't recognize freedom Been a slave so long, I didn't know it when I seen it Been in chains I didn't recognize freedom Been a slave so long, I didn't know it when I seen it Need an escape, gotta get it bought a lottery ticket Probably isn't a winner but I'm in a poverty prison And desperate, American Dreaming seeming clandestine So the twenty I just spent is my only investment The rest spent on food, rent and other expenses Defenseless, smothered in violence, utterly senseless Hence this, entrenched mental state that I been dwelling in hell Been so long without the sun I'm drained from melanin, still Burned and frost bit as higher the cost get I lost it, wary, head buried like an ostrich Feather duster, never trust another person The void worse when, avoid water even when I'm thirsting Been in chains I didn't recognize freedom Been a slave so long, I didn't know it when I seen it Been in chains I didn't recognize freedom Been a slave so long, I didn't know it when I seen it Wouldn't swim to freedom even when I could Though others often tried, I never would because I'm ossified Lost a lot living as I'm giving to the world But, got nothing but crumbs back, I'm learning to love that Been in chains I didn't recognize freedom Been a slave so long, I didn't know it when I seen it Been in chains I didn't recognize freedom Been a slave so long, I didn't know it when I seen it Yo Seven, bring the track back Yep, I think I heard a shackle snap Chain gang, working all day just to maintain Then they pull a Walker Mubarak upon your wages Outrageous, billions of slaves locked into cages I may just, bust free with one of these cuff keys Knock off the overseer and so no one's here to bust me Either your with me or you isn't Can't live inside a prison no more, waiting for visits I must be free, I see the horizon, a rising sun And dying one step away is better than this death decay This the way, make a move, take us through the exit Our great escape ended while shoveling under fences Been in chains I didn't recognize freedom Been a slave so long, I didn't know it when I seen it Been in chains I didn't recognize freedom Been a slave so long, I didn't know it when I seen it
4.
You lost your right to live when they sentenced you to prison Feeling cold and empty, gutted like from an incision Some fall back on religion, last refuge of a free faller (And mommas not there) And you can't call her So Holla If You Hear Me through the cell well It's like being trapped in hell, I'm trying to tell y'all When you lock men in cages they can turn to animals Contagious, dog eat dog, rabid cannibals Start off in the bullpen where you'll spend many hours Sleeping on a concrete floor, ain't getting any showers Stomach growing from the phony two-tone bologna that they feed you Leave you lonely in a room full of thousands Pounding on the blocks with your head, wishing your dead Instead of buried alive inside a nine by ten Wishing you were kissing your children or with your girl Instead of dreaming of what life's like back in the world Inside these cement caves, live modern day slaves Working for corporations that pay a dollar a day It's takes cash to make, so it goes to where the monies are Build more prisons, I give them another twenty bars
5.
I'm anti capitalism, bashing the system Smashing the prison walls, pound till it all falls down I'm anti capitalism, bashing the system Smashing the prison walls, pound till it all falls down Take a walk on the wild side, billions of criminals piled high My mouth dry from bitching of prison systems from outside But I'm behind bars still, blinded by my mind scars The rhyme star waiting on the way to the pine box I might start kicking at cops stop the ticketing Plot thickening, taking digs at pigs that are slicker than Nipples dripping in liquor, hip hop I'm dickering Dip dive, check it as we socialize the means of production 'Cause I'm anti capitalism and it's enforcers Who force us to work and in the course they jerk us In a never ending roundabout, circle but we found them out Read between the lines, if you're new at this I'll sound it out X Marx the spot, whether factory or parking lot Study all you can but then do the things that Karl cannot Overthrow, from the Himalayas to the Poconos Local goes world wide through channels when we open those I'm anti capitalism, bashing the system Smashing the prison walls, pound till it all falls down I'm anti capitalism, bashing the system Smashing the prison walls, pound till it all falls down It's asinine, rivers ruined by gas and mines Passing by waters you can't drink, and cash is why Acid flies out of smoke stacks, and broke backs For workers with no cash, you hope that they're pacified Classified info, the media is passing lies Class supplies the same, schools never say to ask them why Abuses of the pipeline, that's a sewage crap supply Keep making waves until the change into a massive tide 'Cause I'm anti capitalism and ideology Iconoclast rap for the class that will demolish these Policies to feed all, give us what we need y'all Beat back the tsunami with a giant sea wall Malecón, I'm underground like the catacombs Until then, I'm killing with words within the battle poems But of course it's not enough, no me without an us Salt of the earth, rebirth, we've gotta plow it up I'm anti capitalism, bashing the system Smashing the prison walls, pound till it all falls down I'm anti capitalism, bashing the system Smashing the prison walls, pound till it all falls down
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Feeling like a fly stuck to fly paper Or a stressed office worker jumping off top of a sky scraper I'll take you, deep in the ground To where my step pop is found in a mine digging coal all the time Perhaps one to make it out without getting black lung I hope from my heart, already know where the rap's from Trapped in a modern day manslaughter, it's real Asbestos in the lungs is what killed my grandfather I couldn't of ran further, fleeing the factory Constantly looking in back of me, wondering why it had to be Battling the power since grade school Deploring unjust authority, conformity, momma didn't raise a fool Say what you like, call me fringe left or lazy But if you think I'll be a slave, you must be fucking crazy Maybe we'll be free or maybe I just wish this But I'd rather fight and lose than ever settle for this shit Every day I wake up on the wrong side of capitalism Poverty, feeling like I'm trapped in a prison That's why I'm attacking the system, trying to find a way out Lay out a path to liberation at last Every day I wake up on the wrong side of capitalism Poverty, feeling like I'm trapped in a prison That's why I'm attacking the system, trying to find a way out Lay out a path to liberation at last Another day, another dollar, makes me wanna holla Ring around the blue collar, white collar, pink collar Think all of us are in the same ship slowly sinking Drinking water poison nectar ought to see a doctor Got a lot of pent up anger, for the strap hanger Traffic on the highway, thank god it's Friday Another five days, unless you're working on the weekend Seeking something better, brothers, sisters, gotta come together Under weather hurricane, storm pouring murdering Umbrellas snap, impact flood mud cellars One tell us something, other tell us something whole different No difference, with politicians, fuck the whole system No overtime, no job, rents unpaid Bills late, laid off, depression doesn't feel great Still state cut back the services and murder us Foreclosures mailed out while banks are getting bailed out Every day I wake up on the wrong side of capitalism Poverty, feeling like I'm trapped in a prison That's why I'm attacking the system, trying to find a way out Lay out a path to liberation at last Every day I wake up on the wrong side of capitalism Poverty, feeling like I'm trapped in a prison That's why I'm attacking the system, trying to find a way out Lay out a path to liberation at last
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My grandma used to wake up before dawn Take a loaf of bread, break it up and throw it on the lawn And wait for the birds to come along Her only entertainment, every single day spent Lived a long life, but she suffered in enslavement 'Cause my grandad had a brain like a cave man Gave that to him when he grew up in the ruins Of a modern day slave state, they stay moving In the coal mine, take slate make cake bakery Fakery from politicians, preachers teaching false religions All collisions based on class get the chase on Takes on different forms, get the darn place wrong Make songs kick about bitching 'cause the day's long Nine to five, six to ten, stick you with the kids again Winter then spring summer brings on a picture then this Yo, I flow like the Mon River Ohio, Allegheny, locks and damns can't contain these bars That I float down the moat like a barge Making waves like marchers on May Day I miss Nook, kiss cooks when I go to diner Know a sinner's living when a prude says he's sinning Giving change to a beggar 'cause I do a little better Doesn't hurt me if he buys booze, dying makes you thirsty Curse these quotes damn, cream of the crop but I'm flotsam Broker than a trash man, I'm cashing in coke cans Nickle pounds, born in the storm of the trickle down Dog eat dog, Heinz, I'm in a pickle now Kicking sounds at you, firing iron in a different town Listen how New York to Pusan I get around Litter pile gutter talk, word to mother other thought Love a hot brew, hate a few, plus I cuss a lot trestles rot out of bridges, not just outer edges Roads falling into river, infrastructure get the picture Digi cam, in Japan, drank ate with Miki and The whole crew, Right To Be Lazy, I'm a busy man Yo, I flow like the Mon River Ohio, Allegheny, locks and damns can't contain these bars That I float down the moat like a barge Making waves like marchers on May Day I'm not a populist my motto is to knock you out your ocular sockets Rocket fuel, stopping hip hop innocuous Binoculars peeping you sleeping in the metropolis Window shades are obsolete when wind blows off the street Democracy been hypocrisy since the Acropolis Topple this rash, bash capital in the proper sense Monstrous impoverishment along side of opulence Occupants of substandard housing get your documents Ready to make confetti, any way to make a better life Feather light, float away know to say nothing when I'm bluffing Through a job interview, in a miniscule place Just a phase, got time? In a minute you'll Realize, living in a war and battles been a few Plentiful blood drip rubber for your tennis shoes Been a true rebel many days ain't been slayed yet Not that they haven't tried, I just haven't died yet Yo, I flow like the Mon River Ohio, Allegheny, locks and damns can't contain these bars That I float down the moat like a barge Making waves like marchers on May Day
8.
It's all dialectics The thesis, antithesis now the synthesis I love firing guns, but getting more than tired of war Rock jeans, but hate uniform working clothes I hate bosses, but I love working folks Nine to five survive still find time to laugh and joke Of course I love good times, but I hate the bad I rock hip hop, you've got to stop chasing fads Making that trash, rap clowns get slapped down Chest left with Seven Wounds, goons on a crack down I love nice things, but sure hate the high prices Ice rings, bling blood diamonds in the club shining One time and government spies, under disguise Cover your eyes and hide, the flood, blood on the rise I love world travel, but I can't stand borders Crossing get the picture quick with the camcorder Can't stand land hoarders locking down hectares Check their modi operandi and I Can't stand getting stranded by airlines Wasting time in airports, their lines Dare I say, they should be public property That would be flyer than relying on monopolies I hate crowded places, love a lot of faces Caught a case, hate it and jake taught to chase us I detest cages, so when I break free I jet like a runaway slave running away, hey
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I'm trying to pay my rent, make some cents and get some bones Take a long trip to the studio to spit these poems Kids trying to get rich, get whips, get chains Get kicks, that's why they do shit that's insane Bosses trying to get your bread, cops are trying to split your head If you read Marx, Engels, Luxemburg they wish you dead I'm trying to get a job 'cause this recession hit musicians hard Listen y'all, I'm broken like a record, burn a lit cigar I'm trying to drop another, album that's got a cover Made my Kevin, recorded by 7Wounds soon I'm trying to get peace, spit these words of wisdom Heard the system crack, set free like a bird in prison I'm trying to stay alive, survive another thirty years Only fear is thirty more living in a dirty war I'm trying to get right, live life like a human Write a few lyrics, hope a couple of you hear it
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They wanna kill me dead, fill my head with pills of lead Even if I'm found underground, I'll still be read You can kill a man, but can't kill a revolution Open warfare in the streets, there heads are shooting I'm talking bang bang, billion man chain gang Obama sold you change, but he's giving you the same thing We've been rocking solid wool glasses for too long Next time I'm coming through with more than just a new song
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03:34
Suicide bomb, armed ready to go off Blow off targets, Wall Street free market Spark it with the match watch the fuse burn rapidly Attack of the backpack pipe bomb the mics on This is frustration, my conditions are my motivation Five o'clock news tune in I'll be the sole sensation Analysts and psychologists are the panelists Front page coverage from New York to Los Angeles Can you handle this? Having trouble understanding this Anger, furious, yo my situation is serious A man can only handle so much until he snaps Straw after straw, last straw broke the camel's back In fact, I see no reason for living And I can't go on, so it's either this or give in Listen, one life to live one life to give So give a kiss to my wife and kids You can't beat city hall but you can blow it to the fucking ground It's rebel radio broadcasting from underground If you love the sound, pump it up and spread the word around And don't stop till the shots heard around the world You can't beat city hall but you can blow it to the fucking ground It's rebel radio broadcasting from underground If you love the sound, pump it up and spread the word around And don't stop till the shots heard around the world Yes, this is change you can believe in Stopping every politician out there breathing Yo let me explain this, voting never changed shit Casting ballots for four more years of the same shit Nah, we organize on the ground level We're capitalism's gravediggers, gave us the shovels Can you dig it? 'Cause the ground is already soft From the tears of the millions of children that's dying every year They feed on your fear and obedience is weakness They want to kill me 'cause I dare to speak this While the preachers preach this turn the other cheek shit Meekness can only keep us from inheriting the earth Worse than being slaves is to cave to the conditions If we've got the key, why are we locked in prison? It's an explosive situation, a time to make decisions And blow the door right off the mother fucking hinges You can't beat city hall but you can blow it to the fucking ground It's rebel radio broadcasting from underground If you love the sound, pump it up and spread the word around And don't stop till the shots heard around the world You can't beat city hall but you can blow it to the fucking ground It's rebel radio broadcasting from underground If you love the sound, pump it up and spread the word around And don't stop till the shots heard around the world Blown away as a result of the explosives Improvised devices decisive in battle Level whole blocks turn blow windows out of buildings Listen, nitroglycerin is very beneficial Fragments hit your tissue, shrapnel's coming at you This is every day when an insurgency's attacking you Trapping in your home, thinking you're safe there But we're tracking you and yea, bombs can be placed there There's no escape we hold your fate in our hands This is the result of occupying these lands It was your attack that forced us to fight back But we don't have helicopters airplanes or tanks Like prisoners with a shank, we work with what we got Small arms and homemade bombs can do a lot So you might get shot, or you might get blown apart Defeated in battle like Napoleon Bonaparte
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01:32
They'll defend your right to live til the day that you're born But right after that, your right to life is gone Ain't got a right to food or right to a job Or right to a place to live 'cause the right is a fraud Fuck the right 'cause they really don't like us Strike us with terrorism, there's millions there in prison Killing is their position, for profit 'cause nothing tops it They'll steam roll ya lean on ya till they pop a socket Then drop a toxic rocket on top of your block and knock it Over, there's no talking it over, Glock in the holster Jocking it closer than the heroes that you've got on your poster You're supposed to vote a ballot invalid callously coax ya The most you can expect is a job to collect a check But the one's that getting richer are sticking you for the rest Yes, this is how it goes for the workers they're out to jerk ya Perpetrating, claiming saving when they're more like a satan Hating women, trying to chain them to kitchens, pitching religion Living in modern conditions yet dripping in superstition True division with the rich and the poor, listen there's more This edition is listed under the heading of sedition They'll defend your right to live til the day that you're born But right after that, your right to life is gone Ain't got a right to food or right to a job Or right to a place to live 'cause the right is a fraud
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[Truth Universal] Now get it straight, we didn't risk our lives to assimilate We came to work and fill our breakfast lunch and dinner plates I'm in your state but my own culture I won't throw away Your free trade made me a banana boat stowaway Wave our flag and embrace the arrogant whites Don't abandon culture for no stars and stripes Go back to my country? Well now you're being ignorant United States was founded by some European immigrants Who committed genocide, when they came from elsewhere We just just ask for jobs, drivers licenses and healthcare You've got the wealth here from exploiting the earth Tell me why you give a fuck about my country of birth Exploitation make life in we nation hard We leave that for an alien immigration registration card Deport me if you have to but I'm maintaining me innocence The only thing I'm guilty of is being an immigrant Say exploitation make life in we nation hard That for an alien immigration registration card Deport me if you have to but I'm maintaining me innocence The only thing I'm guilty of is being an immigrant [Sun Rise Above] The immigration debate taking place is mental masturbation Media saturation, but workers have no nation Yet today they say that positions an aberration 'Cause internationalism don't mash with their system Got people imprisoned behind borders, invisible lines Dotting the globe, capital cross when it please People drop to their knees, rock their hearts on their sleeves Nationalists slashing their backs so they constantly bleed Raise the cost of the seeds, cause the farmers to flee In search of better cash instead status plunges to second class Check the trash for bottles and cans, robbed of the land When the jobs are gone scape goat them that's part of the plan Although they didn't cause the crisis, ICE is on a swarm Human beings made illegal with no license to be born What the hell is going on y'all they've got us divided Instead of united fighting, we need to override it
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Blood in the streets it's deep I'm swimming in it It's been a minute since you heard the Red Menace spit it Definitive meaning even when it seems diminutive Give infinite reasons for doing what is prohibited Living in a place where bone breaks are actual Actual raps are backed by factual sources Forces combine, ride like wild horses Or more, this rolling stone bowl into the foul forces That tortures, bodies are hoisted upon the rack Heart attack serious snatching jewels out of your Prada sack Part of that, 'cause god's deader than the art of rap Target that parasitic, political ball bat Fall back to behind the line as a I design a rhyme To supply the fighters with an anthem that excite us Unite us, I just write this and spit igniting the wick The fight will inflict damage, joy, build and destroy
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02:14
I'm on a war tour with Obama my man It never matters where I go, yo there I am I'm on a war tour with a gun in my hand Bombing each and every land 'cause Amer I Can This war is never ending, let's stop pretending This government keeps its troops everywhere it sends them Forever, never leaving occupying other lands Since World War II they've still got troops in Japan Man, and they plan to keep them there for eternity Sixty five years later, still got soldiers stationed in Germany It's U.S.A., hey that's how they do ya Since 1898 still got a Navy base in Cuba Guantanamo! Yea, no matter where we go they adore us 'Cause we always bring McDonald's with us Plus a couple models with us What's the problem with us? Iraq, Afghan, Libyan, what? Child killing, bomb dropping, tree chopping, huh? Iraq, Afghan, Libyan, what? Child killing, bomb dropping, tree chopping, huh? I'm on a war tour with Obama my man It never matters where I go, yo there I am I'm on a war tour with a gun in my hand Bombing each and every land 'cause Amer I Can I'm on a war tour with Obama my man It never matters where I go, yo there I am I'm on a war tour with a gun in my hand Bombing each and every land 'cause Amer I Can Yea, no matter where we go they adore us 'Cause we always bring McDonald's with us Plus a couple models with us What's the problem with us? Iraq, Afghan, Libyan, what? Child killing, bomb dropping, tree chopping, huh? Iraq, Afghan, Libyan, what? Child killing, bomb dropping, tree chopping, huh?
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[7Wounds] In the criminal injustice system, poor and desperate people are enslaved while the world's biggest criminals enjoy their spoils. Around the world, masses of people are beginning to fight back. These are their stories. [Sun Rise Above] It's time to get rid of that other shit that you've been listening to Sort of like I robbed you of your iPod It's my job, to bring the revolution to you Spears and shields I'm in the field like a Zulu Warrior, until the working class is victorious The glorious rebel forces will build up until there's more of us A hoard of us attacking with no government backing Sacking bosses, taking no losses as we're unshackling What's happening brother? Nothing other than some bullshit Standing on the corner with a red flag and full clip Tucked inside an SKS, which I ain't supposed to posses 'Cause I'm a felon but I find it kind of compelling That cops carry Glocks through the streets of New York When a person like me is stuck with just a knife and a fork I'm marching right to the court with a fight in my thought Night at the source, a pig roast, yeah slicing the pork Coming from out of the gutter they stutter humina humina Better run for the money 'cause sun they coming to punish ya Advance glance of the flash dance, it's your last chance Cultural revolution, cold shooting for gunning ya Pause, times four, cats blind can't find your Mind your fucking business, is it on the sidelines or Up front and personal, fuck stunts when they're hurting you Word, all you heard was buck buck and they merking you Blood on your shirt squirting through, die you virtually certain to True, the blue code of silence will violently curtain you
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01:39
Don't give up on me please, you didn't leave when they had the cuffs on me Threw me behind bars mind scarred shedding tears But never fear, forever here, seven years Punch drunk love like I chugged several beers Heavens here between us in the midst of hell The mistake would be colossal if we let this fail Forget the gale force winds pounding on our shack Just stick together, regroup and then we'll pound them back Counter attack, and I'll always be found at your back Whenever you need it, repeat it like the sound of a gat Down to exacts, I'm lacking and far from perfect Out of work, and you hurt when you don't deserve it Those worthless parasites living off you, but you ain't scared to fight Prepare for flight 'cause you ain't scared of heights I swear I might love you more than I love freedom Let's get them both so we don't have to choose either It's been a long time, we're still slaving for wages And when we stand up pigs still caving our brains in Amazing resistance, maintain persistence Never give up 'cause it can change in an instance A hundred years in one day pass, could be Sunday Or someday after that, glorious aftermath Until then continue building Another day another brick in the wall, gets kicked til it falls It all comes tumbling, stomach grumbling no more The hungry feed, all of our wants and needs, all can at once proceed Finally freed from the bondage, no longer held hostage Imagine, a human community based on unity No more immunity for corporate criminals that screwing we It's soon to be real, and then we can heal Destroy and rebuild
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01:33
I'll never let y'all down You can check this sound Twenty years from now It goes: No sellout, no sellout I do my best, I see this mic like a test I'm trying to pass it, but before I do, I'm trying to smash it Into bits, and leave it atomized Class clown, detention raps with the baddest lines Fuck battle rhymes, I don't even do that shit I rock with Wounds, same time I'm trying to soothe that shit Oh that's it, hits the spot like shiatsu Rocks you back and forth like a cradle, will the bow drop? Ill shit, out to milk it till the cow stops And dries up, times up, grab the gun sun rise Up and above, get nothing but love When we hit the stage from here to Malays with the snub nose Supporters know they can trust what I write It's like I'm in love with a gun 'cause I bust what I like Stay consistent with the seditious rendition Listen to this and believe in it like a Christian Except with facts to base it on, now the chase is on What? United Front, we run it like the race was on I'll never let y'all down You can check this sound Twenty years from now It goes: No sellout, no sellout
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00:49
Doing for rapid movement toward a human community Actually tracks in place are just making the case for unity In the face of gratuity, trying to make an annuity Politicians are screwing me you and claiming impunity Naked hatred for capital, making papes when they shackle you Jacking you for your revenue, living upon a pedestal That's why I'm heretical, got a modern poetical Locked within their grip til we're ripping off all their tentacles Venting, never mechanical, ran inside a botanical garden Pardon the mandible hardened like I'm a cannibal Never biting a man but I'm hiking like a banana boat Blisters inside my sandals I covered more land than Hannibal Seeking to understand how they're sneaking inside the frequency Keeping me off the radio, precinct frequently peeping me Telescoping, they're open hoping that you never hear about The doper flow that I just let go, but yo I air it out, blow
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As I went rolling down that ribbon of highway This land is my land isn't what I'd say Signs that I'm passing blast no trespassing Cash rules everything, which means I'm just a target Profit, the god that's king on the market Bring on the rocket launchers that knock us all unconscious Thirty thousand children die and never hear Who don't have to, but still get killed that's why I ask you How many mothers cried today? How many looked up at the sky and prayed to try and find a way? Yea, how many children died today? How many workers gave their lives away so you could live it up? Huh? How many mothers cried today? How many looked up at the sky and prayed to try and find a way? Yea, how many children died today? How many workers gave their lives away so you could live it up? Nature is the mother, labor is the father Capitalism is a rapist that's straight raking it all in They're balling, the top five percent has got a lot of rent While I ain't got a single red cent, so I'm dead bent Liquor in my liver is like religion in my brain Helping me maintain 'cause I can't withstand the pain Drain, my blood like vampires my man fired For being minutes late, got him in a mental state Man, I hate the way they got it set up, gotta get away But not a vacay, revolution is my revelation Never devastation, patient, mind on the hurt Mine in the dirt where my great grandpa died at his work How many mothers cried today? How many looked up at the sky and prayed to try and find a way? Yea, how many children died today? How many workers gave their lives away so you could live it up? Huh? How many mothers cried today? How many looked up at the sky and prayed to try and find a way? Yea, how many children died today? How many workers gave their lives away so you could live it up?

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released July 28, 2011

Mixed by 7Wounds. Cover by Kevin K Ryan.

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"Reframing Public Enemy's uncompromising calls for revolution within a more millennial sonic paradigm." -CNet

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