Baby you understand me now
If sometimes you see am mad
No one can be an angel
When everything goes wrong, you see some bad
Well, Im just a soul whos intentions are good
Oh Lord, please dont let me be misunderstood.
Big ups to Yusuf and Weezy/ i aint doing this solo, we gots one thing in common/dropping this refix in a way quite an-common/wanted to drop rhymes but ama give it in a form of a sermon/not really a sermon per se/just something to rub cliché the wrong way/in a way to make you think, "Forgive me Father for the sins ama commit today/But anyway in a way we all on the way to down six feet/most of us walkin the wide street/i mean, when we got no shoes on our feet/why the hell should we walk the straight and narrow/and the straight and narrow/be laid with them thorns as straight as arrows/playin life nothing less than a lay up/super powers not giving sh.t bout the ozone layer/coz less ice is more oil/more ammo to point at our economic boils/threating to burst em up our arse in a thrust/Alas! The upper thrust motion be the worst/it be the worst
The life we lead will always lead us
And we pray that he will never leave us
Its the price we pay, i guess thats the reason
why my grandma sang we all need Jesus
Worst upper thrust/Impossible to quench your thirst/until at last you have to get rid of some luxuries/'stead of you kid goin to nursery/she gon be making em matches in factories/or selling bootleg DVDs/all day, coming back looking like she high on PCP/ to be or not to be, and that aint a question/suicide for life, nothing calms the tension/in the Mid East or the DR/we all lookin like we just escaped the ER/respiration through gills that only breathe in hundred dollar bills/eternal slaves to money/some of it in your pocket and suddenly, someone starts calling you "Honey" . . .psssht!
People, do you understand me now
if sometimes i feel a little mad
Dont you know that no one can always be an angel
When things go wrong, i seem a little sad
But am just a soul whos intentions are good
Oh Lord, please dont let me be misunderstood
So we live in society/everything in order like lines of poetry/Gots to know when to put it in words or in figures/did he just say Nigga or Nigger?/Hmm, i figure its more complex than mixin liquor/Raising questions like exponent curves of X and Y/ does U.N.I.T.Y mean we get more of the K-Y?/does it matter how long chips funga takes to fry/Yeah, everything coming in multiple choices, pick A B C or D/your folks to please or being camerad doing certain things to Ms. Double Ds/school fees or keys to the whip with the 20 inch wheels/diamonds on the soles of her feet/or diamond moment for your souls to meet/like sweet sh.t between the clips of a 30 calibre piece?
The life we lead will always lead us
and we pray that he will never leave us
its the price we pay, i guess thats the reason
why my grandma sang, we all need Jesus
Ha! Its all getting cloudy in a purple haze/am startin to get lost in the twisty maze/death before dishonour/a lil something to the disciples preachin death in street corners/its a winding circle leaving peeps bonkers/brides over brothas/bros before b.tches/b.tches over hoes/Principle before Pride/Pride over P.ssy/so you gots to watch not to be called a wussy/for not flushin ur b.tch down the toilet/ lest u forget and stick ur ish in with them hornets/to bake your bread you need aluminium foilage/anything less and you stuck in reverse/singin songs called obtuse and inverse/different angles about the same verse/think bout it, the hims cant do nothing to get you off the cold/without hers your nothing bt chilly willy, Fireman so cold/but the hers just duck when you up against samurai jack and billy the kid/so who the f.ck do i get rid??
Misunderstood, Dont let me
I'm just human, oh. . .