[Capleton]
King Shango and Rakaa getting hotta/
Getting in tacka/ Now the whole place locka/
Fya man seh bun dem, bun dem/ Mek wi bun dem,
Un dem/ Killing out di daughters and di son dem,
Dun dem/ Blaze up di fya mek it bun dem/ Bun out dem
Bombs and dem bullets and dem gun dem [Repeat]
[Rakaa]
The fire starts with a spark/ Then a shift up in
The mind/ People scared to be themselves/ Seem happy
To live a lie/ Give thanks for collie weed/ Never ever
Sniff a line/ Conquering Lion/ 225th in line/ If we say
We're "Pro-War"/ Only in the fight for peace/ Man, that
Means no war/ Think the price of life is cheap?/ But
We're saying "No More"/ Righteous recognize the beast/
Fireman'll baptize/ Burn 'em the light and heat/ Forward
To the power in a phrase like/ "Acts Of God"/ Prophet
Said he saw the flood waters rise/ And the flow was hard/
I was really shocked to see/ The truth was exposed as hard/
While the media was focused/ On the words by Kanye/ What
Was it I just heard the President's Mom say?/ People here
Are frustrated/ Still got a long way/ Fed up but remember/
Self Destruction is the wrong way
[Rakaa & Capleton]
Too much ratat.../ Keep it pon lock if you're gonna use one/
(Remember that)/ Ratat.../ Strictly self defense or for
Revolution/ (Remember that)
[Chorus](Capleton)
They think I'm crazy/ But di tables have to turn/ They
Think I'm crazy/ But di fya have to burn/ They think
I'm crazy/ But di children have to learn/ They think
I'm crazy/ Wow, wow, oh
[Capleton]
Rakaa tell dem seh fi bun dem, bun dem, bun dem, bun dem,
Bun dem, bun dem/ If dem kill di daughters and di son dem,
Bun dem/ Bun dem out dem bullet and and dem bomb and dem
Gun dem/ Wah mi seh fi bun dem, bun dem, bun dem, bun dem,
Bun dem, bun dem/ Serious mi serious ain't makin no fun
Then/ Weh mi seh fi bun dem, bun dem, bun dem, bun dem,
Bun dem, bun dem/ Listen to di words weh a come off a mi
Tongue/ Rakaa tell mi seh
[Rakaa]
It's Dilated with the Prophet/ Capleton the Fireman/
Visions of the future's clear/ Reign Of Fire in his hand/
Crown Prince Rakaa/ Preacher's son with a higher plan/
Coconut and carrot chalice/ Looking for the kaya man/
Babylon is vexed with us/ They should read Exodus/ Moses
And the burning bush/ Incense in Leviticus/ Lamb's Bread
Sacrament/ Check out 1st Corinthians/ Shipped of to
America/ All through the Caribbean/ No it's not an
Accident/ Gangbangin and the dope/ Guns and crack are
Lynching youth/ Swinging from a hangman's rope/ Addicts
Wanna shoot up/ Pop pills/ Wanna drink and toke/
Automatics spit hot/ You can still se the smoke
[Rakaa & Capleton]
Too much ratat.../ Keep it pon lock if you're gonna use one/
(Remember that)/ Ratat.../ Strictly self defense or for
Revolution/ (Remember that)
[Capleton]
Well bingyman wi haffi mek a decision/ Caan mek dem
Distract wi from Jah Jah mission/ Dem a worry bout mi sight
And ask bout mi vision/ Dem want to know weh certain things
It derive from/ From di injustice and di manipultation/
Death without dignity and exploitation/ So mi go, go ask di
Wicked man/ Weh dem dem pan/ Why dem haffi build so much
Evilous weapon/ So mi go, go ask di wicked man/ Why dem
Haffi build so much evilous weapon
Chorus
Outro

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Firepower (The Tables Have To Turn) Lyrics

Dilated Peoples – Firepower (The Tables Have To Turn) Lyrics

Songwriters: CLIFTON BAILEY, DAVID STRAUME, RAKAA TAYLOR, MICHAEL PERRETTA, CHRISTOPHER OROC
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