[Intro:] Giovanni, let’s go! What’s up, homie? Representing New York City! We live in Brooklyn, baby! Brooklyn, stand up! We gotta make it, baby Papoose, huh! Our time is now! New York City, our time is now! We live in Brooklyn, baby!
I’m representing with the last don Rapping the city, breaking new rap songs Teaching the supreme mathematics, You’ve got your math wrong Reaching the hydraulics stash boxes that rap chrome With their heads triggers that fire as soon as you rap on Your heat ... is like Miami before they had Lebron That man gotta kick like street fighter from that palm Dope fiend, using that age, needle, they passed on Taking next shots, can’t find a vein in their bare arms Did a stick up in Jamaica Queens Danced off, hopped in the dollar cab The bus was taking that long. Popping the bathroom mirror, putting his... Last thing you see was my eyes having to scheme that’s on Murder who only killed to the rhythm of ten songs Street graduate, dance with deaf at the class prom Bailing out of prison with half cash and half bones Dug around the dollar like... drag on!
Hook: We live in Brooklyn, baby Represent that New New York! We gotta make it, baby They say we’re getting back to the..., right! Our time is now! We live in Brooklyn, baby Hey yo, John... let me talk to her one more time We live in Brooklyn, baby New New York!
I spit fire, voice of the inner city, the insider Director making a motion picture, the script writer ..the moguls with the thick tiers Tying up the knots on a black wheel with the clip... Used to hang clothes on a clothes line, we get flyer Cleanest in the crib, the ... Listening to classical music to get inspired. Beats by Dree, all white with the... Transported, drop till we get sleepy Swish drivers is all black... engine and... Draw a tattoo, representing the entire family The dynasty, undeniable empires Sick and tired of reading old bitchuaries, I get tired Expiration day, that we’re the day that we expire Devil for the song and the... Calculate the street code, Call the street I live by.
Hook: We live in Brooklyn, baby We gotta make it, baby They say we’re getting back to the... right! Our time is now! We live in Brooklyn, baby