Black Poetry : harlem nights

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  1. thespokesman

    thespokesman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    ive been kind of busy this week with school and all
    thought id drop this

    “Harlem Nights”

    So…
    So you wanna be a thug, runnin the streets
    I see you everyday collecting money like a bum in the streets
    You wanna take the fast way out, now you makin beats
    Spending your last wages on phillies, handlebars, and sweets

    But you a g right, that’s what you tellin me
    Are u still a g when you face a felony?
    I thought you was hard and u came from the gutta
    You can’t even look me in my face and you only stutta

    You never stuttered, you used to make A’s in school
    What made you drop hit the block instead of going to school?
    Math uses to be your favorite subject, playing with numbers yeah
    I guess it was women, jewelry, deuces on hummers yeah

    You used to be my friend my *****
    Thought we would roll to the end my *****
    We was supposed to be best men my *****
    Now you want to contend with me my *****

    I often wondered was going through your mind
    You used to able to see the future, now your blind
    I wish I had an hourglass, flip it over and remake time
    Believe me, I’m trying to understand your grind

    You said I left you, but I’m always there
    My address never changed, only my hair
    My braids are gone, we used to be tight like that
    In my rearview, I see you, knowing, I don’t wanna leave like that

    My *****, but I gotta go, I gotta make a move
    We were made to be winners, but why do we lose?
    I guess you a g, I’m a let you be a g
    Sometimes I gotta let loose, and you wanna be me

    You used to be my friend my *****
    Thought we would roll to the end my *****
    We was supposed to best men my *****
    Now you want to contend with me my *****
     
  2. angelicsage

    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Spokesman.........all I have to say is this was.....
    flamin...:flamet:
     
  3. true love

    true love Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This was tight. really makes you think about how some people can go down totally different paths even though they grew up together. much love for this one.
     
  4. Olorun1

    Olorun1 Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    *Black Fist raised to the Heavens

    In honor of your flow

    Can you hear the cry?

    All in rhyme w/ the slow beat of Bata Drums

    'Right On Brother!! Right On!

    PEACE & MUCH RESPECT
     
  5. $$RICH$$

    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    standing up handz in da air ......tyteeeeeeeeeee!!!
    flow head on !!
     
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