Song: What Ya Life Like?
By MC Twist Baugettez
What ya life like? This is mine, a grown man locked in a cage confined, I went through manhood in a prison, still got love for my Brothers that’s locked up sittin, All I can say is when you come home try to shine, I’m out here on the streets tryin to survive, sometimes I find myself fallin off track, -n- I almost find myself comin right back
It’s about to be my year
You lookin at a Brother already did 9 years inside of the pen
-n- I’ll be damned if I ever go inside it again
This place takes a lot from us
Imagine lookin at the sky from a cage for 9 summers
Mother gettin older, every time we on the phone
She always ask "Boy when you coming home?"
Walkin round the yard mad with my chest out
Thinkin bout the streets really got me stressed out
If I owed a dude it was "screw you"
Did most of my time in the hole due to
My attitude -n- behavior
Counselors tellin me "You gettin too old to be acting like a teenager
Growin up Mom was never home
She loved me with all her heart, but had problems of her own
I ran around with the have nots
Learning how to survive in the school of the hard knocks
I ran around doin dirt with a light skinned dude named [redacted]
Now [redacted]’s locked up doin damned near a hundred -n- twenty
It’s funny how I felt no one could tell me anything til I found myself locked in the damned bing
Goin to parole gettin two-year slaps in the face
It’s easy to get in but hard to get out this place
-n- this ain’t just a rap song
I got Brothers still locked up singin this sad song
That got locked up when they kids was in the mother’s bellies
Now them kids is grown men up in they mid-twenties
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