Q "The Kid" ft. Jermaine Dupri
"Been Away"

Jd
its been a long time comin, I'm here now
nobody can stop that

Verse 1 (Jd)
I done traveled long distances
I'm the meaning of what persistence is
and music is the only thing I've really loved since I was a kid
and its the only thing I'm gonna love forever
I've been through the hard times and bad weathers
long days and long nights, tryin to get my career together
but school was my first goal, bump these brauds
I was blessed with a talent that could get me real far in time
and trust me I'm nice with mine
and I'm sick with an instrument listen to the drumline
and all I got is more fire to come
A lotta cats is nice, but I'm liver than them
and these atl streets, is what I'm tryin to rise up from
by any means just to get that cream
it was hard but I did it graduated to the big screen
now I'm on tour and the kid got bigger dreams

Chorus
you can't help me I've been away to long
I'm just tryin to chase my dreams
did I leave your mind when I was gone
I hope not, cuz I'm still here
you can't help me I've been away to long
I'm just tryin to chase my dreams
did I leave your mind when I was gone
I hope not

Verse 2 (Q "The Kid")
now I'm in a new state new division
new sound new shit I'm on a new mission a good life livin
things done changed, new deal new aim
2 new four fifths, benz and a range
I've came a long way from sittin on a block
from bustin shots in broad days to number one slots
but look ima grind through it
and I can make anything happen as long as I put my mind to it
I love music kid I'm real nice with them sticks
no class no tutors I was born with this gift
and its only a few, one or two I can name
and cuz I'm hot, dudes wanna X me out the game
but ima keep strivin
and hustle all the way from the bottom to the top and surprise em
and show niggaz it don't hurt to try
stay focused and you bound to get by
sing wit me ya'll!

Chorus

Verse 3 (Q "The Kid" and jd)
I've came a long way and look I done made it
and nothin you do or say can stop me cuz this is what I'm here for
and hot beats is all I got an ear for you could never nop me
What I'm sheddin tears for
look, it was rough but I made it at last
top dog major the head of my class
now its jd who they wanna get along with
Its Q who they wanna do a song with

Chorus to fade
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Been Away Lyrics

Jermaine Dupri – Been Away Lyrics

Songwriters: AUSTIN, DALLAS L/SAVAGE, KAREEM/WARE, LEON/ROSS, ARTHUR
Been Away lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, BUTTER JINX MUSIC, INC., FOX MUSIC, INC.

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