the past has gone& tomorrow has not comeso where we at?I have a bad habit of lookin' at the future& creatin' false facts& pictures of the worstmy imagination is both a gift & a curseI’m gettin' better thoughlearnin' to lasso that shit& steer it clear to brighter dayslearnin' how to wield this brush& stroke some better ways about meughI fuckin' love you XoI love the way you flow & use your hands& how you look yourself in the eyes& demand the best of yaughback to the task at handthis is the task at handcuz how can we move forward as a peopleif I can’t look at myself?how can I look at myselfwithout admittin' I need help sometimes?
we cannot cross this bridgeuntil we realize that it needs crossing‘matta factwe cannot cross this bridgeuntil we realize just, just where we at
where we at?where we at?where we at?heresaid I’m right hereSWV right herethe past has gone & tomorrow has not comewe right here
take a look around & realize before you take that step
ugh, yeahgenocideexterminationwarfarediscriminationbattle fronts& paybacksmen & women & babiesbodies stackedbodies stacked & bodies sprayedthe scent of hateis one you will not find up in The Bayno, inhale the airyeah, you’ll find it therejust breathe that shit in,but don’t forget to breathe it outno doubt no chokin'no suffocatin notionsno stutter in my rhymesno reservations in my motionsyou can hear me loud & clearover the beats that I have sculptedyou’ll find me in the Xove,recreatin' optionsfor my people’s lives right?we cannot cross this bridgeuntil we realize that it needs crossin’‘matta factno, I said we cannot cross this bridgeuntil we realize just, just where we atwe here
where we at?(right here, right here)