Word Up Word up (hey) Word up ( hey) Word up ( hey) For real though Parents are the most influential people on the planet The knowledge they give to us we are meant to keep it Some try to parent before they’re ready and fake it perpetrate it and neglect it “It” the child who does anything and everything the mother does........reflects it Anxiety, depression, neglection .....all effects it It feels what the parents feel ............and if feelings are bad.....it recks it Parents are put here to nurture and uplift the child bit by bit And realize that the messages that they make conflicts it A father that beats mama Reflects on that child who later beats his woman It’s up to the parents to realized that the child and them have too much in common And if the message by any means vibrate into the wrong directions....faith is determined Messages of hate and anger Later puts that child in danger And this word I can no longer let linger Word up (hey) Word up ( hey) Word up ( hey) For real though A child needs both mother and father To go farther In the world for brighter If a sister Had no father Then how can she choose a brother That will make her life greater If she had no father figure At home to look up to rather No one at home to value her as a daughter How can she find someone with the qualities for HER son or daughter? Better yet, will she even go look for a man? If she looks at her own life that is missing a VERY important human Who gave her mother the semen To make her a women If a brother had no father then he will not truly know what it is to be a man Not know where to began A mother can only teach that son so much Until the lessons just loose touch He can only look up to those guys on the streetz not worth too much And as always if they didn’t have a father in the first place Then just like the lost father he will leave his family with the same grace Grace and much less Word up ( hey) Word up ( hey) Word up (hey) for real though As parents you must also realize that we see everything We see the men and women that you bring In and out of our lives on a daily basis without a ring You tell the child that it’s just a fling But parents it’s the wrong thing We lose respect And it may not happen direct But I can prove this as a fact The rude behaviors you show each other also takes respect back Back to a direct minimum reflect Fights and outburst causes regrets And neglects our lung like cigarettes Oh, and as for that saying “ Do as I say, not as I do.” That is not what we do We do as you do, not as you say I don’t know it’s just that way okay! Word up (hey) Word up (hey) Word up (hey) For real though Welfare is just a way to hold us down But down look at it this way with a frown If you are on welfare look at all the time with your children you have around If you are on welfare you have triple time of others to spend with their children school bound Your children should be the smartest people around You may enjoy the joys that working parents don’t have now Teach your children and let them know you are always around Word up (hey) Word up (hey) Word up (hey) For real though We as a people look down on each other every day We often talk as kids and adults about the dark skinned people in the most wasteful way If you act too white then there is even more to say Looking down at each other from day to day Because the person next to you has hair of wool and a face black as night/ day No clean clothes or home to stay We don’t want to talk to the people that have high jobs and a mansion to stay For we portray them as sold out or gay How can we as a people act racist toward our own people today That why we all tend to stray We are so threaten about what others may say That we spend more money on our nails and hair than where our head stays Can’t stick together.....for we stray That the word is out.....I can’t take it this way Word up (hey) Word up (hey) Word up (hey) For real though Women, we are a strong part of the world And that goes for both woman and girl You don’t have to look for a man to give you self esteem For, you already have it if you know what I mean I mean it no secret that men where the pants in the family ....well women wear the hat with the seam We are queens And we all need our kings But don’t rely on them for nothing For we know they come just as fast as they go cutting We must rely on ourselves above everything And realize that we are human And it’s also in our nature to succeed never drowning None- frowning Women, we are what they world revolves around we can’t go lodging Women, keep your head up..........none- frowning Word up ( hey) Word up (hey) Word up (hey) For real though Ladies please don’t degrade yourself by dating you girl’s man For, it will break your friendship with that woman Some men like to cause drama like that ......don’t pump the ego of this human Let him enter your body with his semen Cause the truth is he doesn’t want either of you To be true with you he just wants to play with your mind And act kind but he is nothing of tat sort and he is lyin’ For real though Word up (hey) Word up (hey) Word up (hey) For real though Oh, and ladies please don’t brag to yo suppose to be best friends about what you do in yo bed with your men About the sex about now and then Cause I’m gonna tell it like it is they will get yo man Don’t think cause I’m young I don’t know.......cause sistah.......it’s only human! You don’t have to be a scientist to know that a woman will take you for everything just like a man Duh, even I know that and I haven‘t dated but one man Word up (hey) Word up (hey) Word up (hey) For real though My man, take care of your responsibilities Don’t run off and leave yo family It’s just a matter of time before your conscious gets to you play boy bunny Oh, you think it’s funny To let your child mommy Well, it would be funny if you least took care of the child of the family Moral life Good life And stayed with that wife Taught all your knowledge to that kid Which by you sexin’ did Had a job with a fat pocket and life was so splendid You got a kid so please keep your qualities correct So that child doesn't go down direct Because it's your actions that would have that effect Word up (hey) Word up (hey) Word up (hey) For real though Brothers you are our kings And even though you may do extreme things We still NEED you for lots of things And some of those EXTREME things You are our protectors Our constructed worker And our rock builder And because of this we would never lose hope Brothers we need you We need you We need you for everything Word up (hey) Word up (hey) Word up (hey) For real though Be it gansters Or wansters We need all our misters From our ministers To the lawyers We need you brothers And I'm a sister With a lot of knowledge and I even know we need you mister ALL of you Word up (hey) Word up (hey) Word up (hey) For real though God is real and I know that one day there wil be no more words to give But until then I strife with the knowledge to spread and I was gave We went from slave To the crack head brave God had better purposes for us And I won't let these word defeat us Or annihilate us Nor abbreviate us But encourage us To greater us WORD UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!