Little Ghetto Boy

作词:Earl De Rouen,Edward U. Howard

作曲:Earl De Rouen,Edward U. Howard

所属专辑:Wake Up! (Deluxe Version)

标签: 酒吧 英语 欧美 坚强 R&B 治愈 10年代 咪咕音乐人


歌曲名 Little Ghetto Boy (Album Version) 歌手名 John Legend+The Roots+Black Thought

作词:Earl De Rouen+Edward U Howard

作曲:Earl De Rouen+Edward U Howard

My grandmother suits was tailor made

Sundays Mahalia played

Simple familiar ways

Like how she kneeled and prayed

Willin master forgive us

Our trust pastors had us real afraid

I never listened yet I still obeyed

I got to see how Philly

played at such an early age

What my father was into sent him

to his early grave

Then moms started chasin

that base like Willie Mays

My childhood was all of

40 nights and 40 days

Trouble was my ball and chain

Shorties would call me names

Humble beginnings but

a star is what it all became

My journey from a dirty hallway

to the Hall of Fame

Music my therapeutic way to

cope with all this pain

Was headed for the drain

Soakin before the rainwater came

And chaos into the order came

I started doin

what I'm 'sposed to do in life

Tryin to move out of the dark

And closer to the light

They say if you get a chance to do it

Overdo it right

Tomorrow isn't promised every time

You say goodnight

Knahmtalkinabout Uhh yo

Story of a little ghetto boy check it out

Yeah yeahhh

Little ghetto boy ohhh

Playin in the ghetto street ay-ayyyy

What'chu gonna do when you grow up

And have to face responsibility

Yeah yeahhh

Will you spend your days

and nights in a pool room

Will you sell caps of madness

To the neighborhood

Little ghetto boy

You already know

how rough life could be

Hard to see so much pain and misery

Yeahhhhhhh yeahhhh

Little ghetto boy yeah

Your daddy was blown away

Heyyyy yeahhh

He robbed that grocery store yeah

Don't you know that was a sad sad day


All your young life you've

seen such misery and pain

The world's a cruel place to live in

It ain't gonna change yeahh

You're so young and you've

got so far to goooooo

Don't think you'll reach

your goal young man

Talkin 'bout the ghetto boy

Yeah yeah yeahhhh

Yeah yeahhh little ghetto BOYYYYY-OYYYY

When when you become a maaaaan yeahhhh

You can make things change

Oh if you just take a stand yeah yeahhhh

You've got to believe

in yourself in all that you doooo

You've got to fight to

make it better better

And you will see that others

will start believin too

Then my son things will start to get better

Hey yeahhhh yeah

Everything has got to get better


Everything has got to get better

Everything has got to get better

Yeahhh yeahhhhh yeah

Everything has got to get better

Don't you know it's gonna get better

Everything has got to get better

Heyyyyyy yeah yeah

Everything has got to get better

Got to believe that everything

Everything has got to get better

Yeahhhhh yeah yeah yeah

Everything has got to get better

Whooahhh ho oahhh oahhh oahh

Whoa yeah

Everything has got to get better

Whoah ho oahhh oh ohhhhhhh


YEAH YEAHHHHH little ghetto boy

Mmmmmm yeah yeahhhhhhhhh