Who needs whitey, when I got you With a lash of your tongue you beat me down My character torn and used Massah says I'm posed ta be pickin cottn' I sah betta hurry befoe' the sun goes down Ifa I lay acros' the field, a whippin issah bound Now massah ain't kar' less I sah work til my finga's bled Massah want me controlled and hisa repetashun fed Who needs whitey, when I got you I sah tried hard to escape my massah's point of view I sah slid down an got myseth a sip of Massah's brew Massah camma creepin and whip me fo' that too I sah try to learn ta read gotta book I sah found at skhool as soon as I sah miss a word My sah massah called me fool Who needs whitey when I got you you preach the words of unity and freedom Somehow the definition was misconstrued Objective is to bash me down in everything I do It did'nt matter when I gave my last to you and it did'nt matter when I almost died to keep your a** in shcool It did'nt matter when I dropped my needs to support you Somehow you keep havesting that Massa's point of view Every time I take a step futhur up the ladder My massah, I see in you Who needs whitey when I got you!!!!!!!!!!! Wake-up!!!!!! Come on out!!!!!! Freedom begins in you!!!