Amar, Amar, c'mon. Yeah Dad, what? Hope you did your homework already. I did that already, c'mon Dad. Nah, it's time to go to... C'mon listen... What happened? I went to school today I said AZ's my daddy, they said, "Jay-Z? Nas?" What, what? Tell me the story again? Ok, ok. Aight, this is how it went down...
We talkin' a few years before you even appeared I was into my little gear, yeah weed and my beer Hustlin out of fear, fear of bein' a square Like them cowards with no gear they just breathin' the air, son clear, but didn't realize life ain't fair with one drive-by, it could end your life right there though I'm a fly guy from? my knife's like chyeah Fuck the world we can fight right I don't scare from beer no more nightmares here not a tear I was strighter than the white man's hair Met Nasir, had that hype that jeer Like a kite, threw me a mic I took flight right there that ain't lies I was nice I swear went fool with the jewels, even iced my ears New school, I was cool, wanted righteous wears But from the door they didn't like that there, I ain't care as long as I left the china white right there and understood that you could change a life through prayer it's all good police even politely stared Was unreal, but still now it feels slightly weird I was spared gave love, taught my peers though it was buff, never gave up, fought my fears Now it's like "what?" I'm G'ed up, awesome blair entertainer from the streets with a sportsman's flair
Yeah, that's good enough for you? Dad, Dad, what's "G'ed up?" Listen man, don't worry about that now, just go to sleep Ok, ok. I'll tell you that later on. But you know what? What, what what? I got one more quick story to tell you. Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah. Maybe you could take this story, and tell your friends at school this one:
Heeeeere we go! Out the gate, he who hate himself ain't straight he a snake, he the type who send himself upstate catch a case for a plate he ainn't have to take, he coulda Played it safe, said his grace and ate but it's fate