NasLife Is What You Make It

[Nas] Yo ill will, ruff ryders what what, sraight like that You a killer or a hustler, dealer or customer Gangsta or buster, youngster or old n**** A weed head, a coke sniffer You rich or a broke n**** Know you all relate to this s*** that i wrote n****s Lots of my mans trapped up in a max Penatentary, sending me letters i answer back That eventually, we all be bentley'ed out Throwing campaigns, f*** it I'm running for White House My n****s control Senate, pipe seats jeeps tinted Mad Lewinsky chicks, some kinky s*** Did dirt now I knew it would come back one day So I'm on point, scrap, prepare for gunplay Stared at one face, thought it was beef he looked familiar Ready to blast ,n**** gave me daps said I feel ya Can't believe how my life changed From the hood, the first time in my life I can say i did the right thing [Chorus: x 4] Life is what you make it n****, I'ma make it No matter what it takes my n****, we gonna take it(uh) [DMX] Uh, uh, uh, uh, uh Everyday s***, around the way s*** got me stressed (what) So i keep on the vest in case a n**** want to test (uh) I got no time for games cause I'm all grown up You want to joke n****? laugh when you get blown up (come on) See how funny it is when your kids ain't got no father 'Cause you played it sweet now you floating in the harbor (for real) S*** is hectic so respect it for your health (what) Didn't think it was right, you should've checked it yourself (come on) Life is too short to get caught up in some dumb s*** Wake up one day, 40 years old on some bumb s*** Time flew by, you was too fly to see the light Everyday it's getting darker then comes the night Now what? (what) realize that you ain't got s*** (uh) Not long ago you was the man on some hot s*** So just peep the flow yo, cause you already in this Make sure your s*** is right kid and handle your business (uh huh) [Chorus] [Nas] Make history before you go F*** the misery, you po we gettin' doe Except the ?dollars? other reasons why I'm living yo (why?) Time is viable Low and behold the young, black, and powerful Got to eat yo, everyday my daughters feet grow You wack and cheap with the doe, my heat could blow Payin' doctors when I'm born, a preacher when I'm buried That's why cash is needed for my kids to inherit Gotta pay just for living, tax life is a be 'ness (business) If you catch a bad deal, watch your life deminish Deals made by God and the Devil, and we in it Pawns in the game, can't complain or say s*** Just strap up and hold on, hope for the best prepare for the worse, no fears no nothing on earth No tears if I'm dumped in a hearse, I won't be the first Nor the last n****, let's get this cash n**** [Chorus] © 2017