Ice CubeGrowing Up

[Ice Cube] Ha ha, that's my s**t Turn it up [echoes] Uhh, yeah I hear a beat like this, and think about growin up House parties, with gangbangers showin up Represent your hood, everybody throw it up They say Cube get on the mic, n***a blow it up I used to lyrical, political But now you want it sugarcoated like cereal First I met Dre, then I met Yella (yessir) Dr. Dre made me rap acapella Me and Jinx did a show at Dudo's [?] With K-Dee, I think it was two shows Then Dre introduced me to E Cruisin down the street in his red Jeep He said, yo ni***z we should flip it like this Cause them _Boyz N the Hood_ like the gangsta s**t I put the pen to the pad, young n***a was raw And told the world how we felt about the law It was real [Chorus 2X: samples + (Cube)] I see the happiness (all day every day) I see the pain Where am I (growin up in the hood) Back down memory lane [Ice Cube] Oh s**t, it's N. W. A.! Them ni***z on tour and they comin our way Lil' Eminem is still tucked away In that trailer park, just bumpin our tape Jerry Heller tried to make his escape I had to bounce, while other ni***z got raped Same ni***z turned around and said f**k me No f**k you cause I'm down with Chuck D And I'm 'bout to do a movie up, a classic When I hit the screen, n***a it was magic Never thought I'd see Eazy in a casket Thanks for everythang, that's on everythang I learned a lot of game from you I like your son, he got his name from you I tell him everythang that he need to know If he ask my advice, I won't think twice homey [Chorus:] [Ice Cube] From _Boyz N the Hood_, to _XXX 2_ Everybody wanna know my next move Fans all around say "We love you Cube!" I wanna take time to say I love you too I love all my fans cause they know I'm a man And not a little boy or some fuckin play toy A lot of ni***z say I grew up on you And let me know if anybody f**k wit'chu Cause you talk a lot of s**t about the red, black & blue And how they treat a n***a called Katrina, did you see her White folks worry 'bout them fuckin misdemeanor While black people dyin in that God damn arena Just because I'm actin n***a never stop rappin It's in my blood homey, I'ma keep the party crackin Money keep stackin 'til they put me in a casket Who you think you fuckin wit? Here's another classic [Chorus:] [Ice Cube] I'm Ruthless, I'm Ruthless.. Street Knowledge.. Lench Mob.. Westside.. Uhh.. [Chorus - 1/2] © 2014