Verse 1:

I'm from where the gold and diamonds are ripped from the earth,
Right next to the slave castles where the water is cursed,
From where police brutality's not half as nice,
It makes the hood in America look like paradise,
Compared to the AIDS infested Caribbean slum,
African streets where the passports an American gun,
From where they massacre people and try to keep it quiet,
And spend the next 25 years tryna deny it,
I'm from where they cut your hands off if you make a fist,
And niggaz grow coca cause the job market doesn't exist,
Except slave labour modern day company store,
And peacekeepers don't ever ever ever come here no more,
From where the bombs that they used to drop on Vietnam,
Still has children born deformed 8 months before they gone,
I'm from where they lost the true meaning of the Koran,
Cause heroin is not compatible with Islam,
And niggaz know that but grow that poppy seed anyway,
Cause that food drop parachute does not come everyday,
I'm from where people pray to the gods of their conquerors,
And practically every presidents a money launderer,
From where the only place democracies acceptable,
Is if Americas candidate is electable,
And they might even have a black president but he's useless,
Cause he does not control the economy stupid!

Chorus:
Lock and load your gun where I'm from the 3rd world son,
Been to many places but I'm 3rd world born,
Guerillas hit and run where I'm from the 3rd world son,
You polluted everything and now the 3rd world's gone.
The water is poison where I'm from the 3rd world son,
700 children died by the end of this song,
Revolution a come where I'm from the 3rd world son,
Constant occupation leaves the 3rd world torn.

Verse 2:

I'm from where the Catholic church is some racist shit,
They helped Europe and America rape this bitch,
They pray to white Spanish Jesus, who's face is this?,
But never talk about the black pope Gelasius,
I'm from where Soviet weapons still decide elections/
Military's like the Mafia you pay for protection/
Catamite sex tours is what the country sells/
And rich white businessmen make the best clientиle/
I'm from where they too pussy to come film Survivor/
And they murder Coca-Cola union organisers/
I'm from where the justice system esta podrido/
Fuck government niggaz politic over perico/
Rebelde concido, enterado vivo, como otro argentino
Desaparecido, Cause RICO laws don't apply to the CIA,
And motherfuckers make sneakers for a quarter a day,
I'm from where they overthrow democratic leaders,
Not for the people but for the Wall Street journal readers
From where blacks, indigenous peoples and Asians,
Were once slaves of the Caucasians,
And it's amazing how they trained them,
To be racist against themselves in the place they was raised in,
You kept us caged in,
Destroyed our culture and said that you civilised us,
Raped our women and when we were born, you despised us,
Gentrified us, agent provocateur divide us,
And crucified every revolutionary messiah,
So I'm a start a global riot,
That not even your fake anti-Communist dictators can keep quiet,
Fuck your charity medicine tryna to murder me,
The immunisations you gave us were full of mercury,
So now I see the 3rd World like the rap game soldier,
Nationalise the industry and take it over.

Chorus:

Lock and load your gun where I'm from the 3rd world son,
Been to many places but I'm 3rd world born,
Guerillas hit and run where I'm from the 3rd world son,
You polluted everything and now the 3rd world's gone.
The water is poison where I'm from the 3rd world son,
700 children died by the end of this song,
Revolution a come where I'm from the 3rd world son,
Constant occupation leaves the 3rd world torn.
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The 3rd World Lyrics

Immortal Technique – The 3rd World Lyrics

Songwriters: D'Agostino, James C / Coronel, Felipe
The 3rd World lyrics © EMI Music Publishing

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