"What's Going On?" as written by and Udhus/tabatabaee/bergdorf/mauriello/osmu....
Seems like everybody's got a problem
No one knows how
But, we all want to solve 'em
You could give a dime
Give a hand
Or give a shit
Or could look away and never deal with it

For example
This girl is pretty fly for a white gal
All the guys want her even though she's a juvenite
She's really kinda sad and just don't care
'Cause the only one she wants is her best friend Claire

What's going on?
What's going on?
Ready or not, not!
The world moves on and on and on
Yo, what's going on?

There's nothing much to me
I'm simple like you are, ordinary
My tired eyes can see
That time may fly
And what's left is
Meant to be
I'm looking out
You're looking in
It's taken more then time
To erase the stain
And it's never been the same

Any city
A girl turns 17, goes to a party
She and he best friend are drinking Bacardi
Ever since she walked through the door
All the guys have been scoping and flexing tryin' to score
But she's a good girl
So she won't have none of that
She takes another sip
But has no clue of the spike from the G to the H to the B
She wakes up in the morning
bruised and raped in the street

What's going on?
What's going on?
Ready or not, not!
The world moves on and on and on
Yo, what's going on?

For example
This girl is pretty fly for a white gal
All the guys want her even though she's a juvenite
She's really kinda sad and just don't care
'Cause the only one she wants is her best friend Claire

What's going on?
What's going on?
Ready or not, not!
The world moves on and on and on
Yo, what's going on?

Your town
A kid that you know goes to school
He's really kinda shy and not that cool
He knows what it's like to look in from the outside
Inside, he just wants someone to confide
But everyone's busy and no one's got the time
He takes his dad's gun and says
"This is how I'll shine"
Boom, boom, boom
And the kids fall down
On the ground
Dumbfound (dumbfound)

What's going on?
What's going on?
Ready or not, not!
The world moves on and on and on
Yo, what's going on?

For example
This girl is pretty fly for a white gal
All the guys want her even though she's a juvenite
She's really kinda sad and just don't care
'Cause the only one she wants is her best friend Claire


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  • +1
    General Commentthis is another well writen song by zebrahead and if im not wrong i do belvie GBH is a animal tranculizer used as date rape, it sucks that all this stuff is true with the date rap one if that ever happend to a girl i knew and cared about i think i would become the boy with the gun... but all together an amazing song and so very truth full about how our world is so fucked up
    Ashitaka_punkon October 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti'm surprised nobody has commented on this one yet. i like to turn this one up really loud in my car and sing along. the lyrics aren't exactly uplifting, but i enjoy it. excellent song.
    CrzyGmOfPkr19on May 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment....wonderful song....
    not uplifting at all....but honest, and honesty should be faced more often
    angelnevaehon May 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWell the lyrics dont make you want to get in a boxing contest but surely the beat and so on makes you say hey this is gonna be a good day
    THE 7TH STIGMATAon June 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentReally great song... But what's the "but she has no clue,
    of the spike from the G to the H to the B" stuff?
    jeurson June 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentby jeurs on 06-05-2002 @ 03:00AM

    Really great song... But what's the "but she has no clue,
    of the spike from the G to the H to the B" stuff?

    GHB = Gamma-HydroxyButyrate = The Date Rape Drug!!!
    A small amount of GHB mixed with alcohol can put you into a temporary coma, or kill you. In the song, the guys at the party spiked the girl's drink with GHB, which knocked her out, and then they raped her. So there's what the whole "But she has no clue, of the spike from the G to the H to the B" line means. Peace.
    Tay543on June 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDoes anybody know what all those stats are at the end of the song? The stuff about 1 in so many women is a victem of a violent act, and stuff about kids bringing guns 2 school?
    incuman5on June 21, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment800,000 (3%) 6th through 12th grade students carried a gun to school last year.

    Appariently this is true, more of these stats can be found here:
    cj.msu.edu/~outreach/safe_schools/…
    op51on July 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThanks op51
    incuman5on August 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song so much.. it's so incredibly honest. definatly one of the best songs i know.
    XcynXcynXon August 16, 2002   Link

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