Ice Cube - What Can I Do? Lyrics

Writer(s) : JACKSON, O'SHEA / ROSS, ARTHUR / WARE, LEON / SIMMONS, MYCHAL KAE / TAYLOR, VICTOR N.
Artist: Ice Cube Lyrics
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In any country prison is where society sends it's failures
But in this country society itself is failing.

Today how you like me now I'm in the mix?
It's 1986 and I got the fix with the chicken and a quota
Got the baking soda let the water boil workers all loyal
Dropped out the twelve'th
'cause my wealth is shorter than a midget on his knees
Now I slang keys
Infest my hood with crack, 'cause I'm the mack
Take a nation of millions to hold me back
Too big for my britches, and I got *****es
Now I'm hittin' switches, *****s want my riches
Used to get 18 when my G was alive, now a key is 13-5
'89s the number, another summer
Police ain't get no dumber
Streets dried up, used to think it would last
But being a king-pin is a thing of the past
They tried to blast me for selling a boulder
Now I got my *** in Minnesota
Got my own crew, it's on brand new

Damn, what can I do?

Today

Already done stack me half a mill ticket
Bought a house next to Prince, so now I can kick it
Now I got ends, wavin' to my friends, rollin' in my Benz
Goin' to see the Twins, play at the dome
Police are tappin' my mobile phone
I'm almost home
Gettin' excited, indited, spent a grip and a year tryin' to fight it
Lawyer got paid, plea, no contest
And everything I own got repossessed
Now take a look at the dust
And I'm happy 'cause I only got 36 months
Never picked up a book
But my arms are 16 inches, *****s look
Can't wait for '92 so I can get with my crew
And see, what can I do?

Today

****ed up in the pen, now it's ninety-fo
Back in LA, and I'm bailin' in the dough
Everybody, now I gotta start from scratch
So where to work at, and *****s smirk at
Me say ain't nothin' poppin' from here to the LB
What you tell me?
No it ain't crack, and everybody's jackin' for a coupe
'cause, they sent in the troops
Even tho I got muscle, that ain't my hustle
Takin' *****s **** in a tussle
No skills to pay the bills
Takin' 'bout education to battle inflation
No college degree, just a dumb *** G
(Yeah you *****, who me?)
I got a baby on the way, damn it's a mess
Have you ever been convicted of a felony? Yes
Took some advice from my Uncle Fester
All dressed up in polyester
Welcome to McDonald's may I please help you?
****, what can I do?

Today

The white man has broke every law known to man to establish AmeriKKKa.
But he'll put you in the state penitentiary,
He'll put you in the federal
Penitentiary for breaking these same laws.
Now we gonna look and see if
This ************ is guilty for the laws
He'll put you in jail for

Drug using, drug selling, armed robbery, strong armed robbery, grand
Larceny, rape, racketeering, conspiracy to commit murder, extortion,
Aggravated ***ault, mayhem, sodomy of the black man, trespassing,
Embezzlement, purgery, kidnapping, smuggling, grand theft, brandishing
A firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, breaking and entering, and
Premeditated cold-blooded murder.

Guilty on every charge.


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