[Minister]
Say man may ushers, deacons, lock the door

(I love, to give you light)

[Snoop Dogg]
Yeah, first of all
Giving honor to God, and all the ministers on the pulpits
Ushers, deacons, and my lovely choir
They sound so beautiful, don't you agree?
Sing it sister,
Yeah, we'd like to welcome y'all inside this R&G
Rhythm & Gangsta: The Masterpiece
Such a, heavenly experience
Alchemist, break it down for me nephew
Let me preach to 'em one time, church

[Snoop Dogg]
In the beginning as a child I was chosen
Though not knowing the reason while still my eyes opened
Whatever the purpose, I surfaced above the fog
Love was given to all, outside living the ball
As an adolescent, one black child, I had a message
To reach teaching the masses, I wrote my first passage
It was jotted down, created in the form of a rap
I'm young, living in the city of jackers and gang-banging
And dope dealing, cold feeling to be a product of niggas around you
Once you get on top they down you
But the temptation got me, streets caught me watching
I found myself grinding on the streets quite often
With a blue rag, banging the dub, fo'-fifth coffin
At the spot, 61st, forty blocks from the Eastside
Where most of the big homies had a glock and flossed the G-ride
Niggas throwing up hands but it wasn't no peace signs
Never fo' a second did I think to let my light shine
Hardheaded, thought I was grown, messing up
Disrespecting my home, not caring 'bout what moms what saying
And then I found out that mom wasn't playing
Today, I love you for it, back then, I couldn't understand
Get my life right, step it up, nigga be a man
Never be a victim, of what the system might hit you with
Through the stripes still gotta shine my light
I've grown, to comprehend the game; my name is Big Snoop Boss Dogg
Just a block and a phone call away
I've reached the status, of a modern day John Baptist
I'm preaching just what I practice
To each and all, I got a word from the Beach to across the globe
Man woman young and old
Don't gain the world, lose your soul to spite
Many circumstances Doggy gon' shine my light cause I love you

(I love, to give you light)

[Minister]
And the people that is locked up, locked down
And the people that's locked down
Also God, should purchase the new, Escalade
On 24's, with the spinning things, ha ha
I need you to, right now, look at your neighbors
Cause a lot of y'all think y'all going to heaven huh
And you ain't gon' go!
So I need you right now to, look at your neighbor
And say neighbor, say neighbor, you ain't going!
You ain't going!
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(Intro) I Love To Give You Light Lyrics