"Ghetto Musick" as written by and Kenneth/sigler Gamble....
Turn me up, don't turn me down
Cut me up, don't let me down

Find, find a way
Find a way to get out, wit out, hit out
You dig in, dig out, you get out
Ghetto musick, ghetto musick
Find a way to get in, to fit in the ghetto
You get out, wit out a dime
Ghetto musick, ghetto musick

Climbing out this hole (climbin' out this hole)
With a frown on my face
In the place to be, (in the place to be) and not to be at the same time
G-h-e-t-t-o-m-u-s-I-c-k stay down
O-u-t-k-a-s-t (oh yeah) just know that we won't play round
If feet don't stank like they stank then they can't swallow that down
Your battleship is sunk, I wish grandma could see us

Find a way to get out, wit out, hit out
You dig in, dig out, you get out
Ghetto musick, ghetto musick
Find a way to get in, to fit in the ghetto
You get out, wit out a dime
Ghetto musick, ghetto musick

I just want you to know, how I feel
Feeling good, feeling great (How I feel)
Feeling great, feeling good, how are you?
I just want you to know, how I feel
Feeling good, feeling great (How I feel)
Feeling great, feeling good, how are you?

Hot tub! Back to the bony I'm tony
Ask my grandmama Edna Mae kid when she show me
How to be the smooth operator, dominator in the state of Georgia
Hip hops there to destroy ya
Leave a mother fucker open like a foyer
He from the dirt now here come the paranoia
A lawyer couldn't object or disrespect
The technique, sweat me, wipe off the sweat
Fight off the shit and flush the waste down
The pipes of my life flow deep into the ground
Find my purpose on the surface of this earth this
Planet's standards to me they have no purpose
Campaign in vein for the same lame fame, people obtain, you ought to be detained
By the hip hop sheriff, locked up
No possibility of getting out cause the shit you make is killing me and my ears, and my peers
I hear the end is near, no fear
We disappear, then reappear again in a fresh new light
I hope its peaceful and cloudy cause if its not we gotta fight like, fight like

G-h-e-t-t-o-m-u-s-I-c-k stay down
O-u-t-k-a-s-t just know that we won't play round
If feet don't stank like they stank then they can't swallow that down
Your battleship is sunk, I wish grandma could see us

Find a way to get out, wit out, hit out
You dig in, dig out, you get out
Ghetto musick, ghetto musick
Find a way to get in, to fit in the ghetto
You get out, wit out a dime
Ghetto musick, ghetto musick

I just want you to know, how I feel
Feeling good, feeling great (How I feel)
Feeling great, feeling good, how are you?
I just want you to know, how I feel
Feeling good, feeling great (How I feel)
Feeling great, feeling good, how are you?


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"Ghetto Musick" as written by Antwan Patton Andre Benjamin

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    General CommentI don't think this song has an actual meaning, but I like the way it's all put together. It's a great dance song.
    Toxic Pixelson October 09, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyer i agree no meaning really its just a cool song i love big boi's rap after the chick sings that whole part just sounds awesome
    thats_hot89on October 31, 2004   Link
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    General Commentuh huh...yeah wateva....(haha..."gansta" talk..lol...) listen to VANESSA CARLTON...now thats REAL "musick"...haha..crack my self up! lol..lmao..:P
    vanessarox_09on November 03, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwhat....the....fuck....vanessa....
    PinkFloydrulezon November 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commentvanessa..carlton.... that was a joke right? Like in "White Chicks".. in the car? Please tell me you are joking.The video is great Outkast is like a refreshing break from all these hyped up rappers now. (not that i don't listen to them)
    Peace.
    DymondDivaon November 13, 2004   Link
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    General CommentAre you guys crazy? This song has plenty of meaning.

    "Climbing out this hole
    With a frown on my face
    In the place to be, and not to be at the same time"

    With much respect to his roots, he's talking about people's tendency to judge Outkast by attempting to lock them into a certain genre of music. Just because they came from the hood, people think that they should be thugs and all about hip hop. Just because they rap, people want to pigeonhole them as 'rappers'. Well they're not, they are artists.
    When he says, "I just want you to know how I feel", he's basically saying what does it matter how the package is presented, I just want the freedom to express myself through music in a way that feels good to me, without all of the labels.

    You guys need to take another listen.
    ophelia219on January 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commentalso hes denouncing cookie cutter rap. "all competing in vain for the same lame fame" and the shit you make is killing me and my my ears and my peers"
    alphaelementon August 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentForget OutKast AND Vanessa Carlton, Colbie Callat is where it's at!
    LennonFiascoon November 10, 2008   Link

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