"Watching Me" as written by Jill H. Scott, William Henry Allen, Roy Ayers, Rich Medina and Ted Jr. Thomas....
[Chorus]
Watching me
Watching me
Watching me
Watching me
Watching me
Watching me
Watching me
Ah
Watching me
Watching me
Watching me
Watching me
Watching me
Watching me
Watching me
Ah

First thing when I wake up
And right before I close my eyes at night
I think
Sense
Feel, man, like
I'm under some kind of microscope
Satellites over my head
Transmitters in my dollars
Hawking, watching, scoping, jocking
Scrutinizing me
Checking to see what I'm doing
Where I be
Who I see
How and where and with whom I make my money
What is this?

Excuse me, miss
May I have your phone number and your social security?
Who, me?
When all I came to do is buy my double or triple-A batteries
Please
I decline

[Chorus]

Look here at this watch of mine
Gotta open it up
Don't know who's been in it
Tracking where I go
Finding out all my business

'Sup

Video cameras locked on me
In every dressing room
On every floor
In every store

Damn, can I get that to my ?
And
Equality and privacy

You busy watching me, watching me
That your blind baby
You neglect to see
The drugs coming into my community
Weapons coming into my community
Dirty cops in my community

And you keep saying that I'm free
And you keep saying that I'm free
And you keep saying that I'm free

Busy watching me
Ah

[Chorus]

I ain't got no bars to this cage
If I'm gonna stay here
I'm gonna build me a lead house
Keep them satellites out
Direct TV
Am I watchin' it or is it watchin' me?
Man, I don't really know
But I feel like

I feel like I'm being scoped, y'all

Watch y'all
Somethin' ain't right
Somethin' ain't right

[Chorus]

And you keep sayin' that I'm free
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
Ah
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
And you keep sayin' that I'm free
Ah


Lyrics submitted by ophelia219

"Watching Me" as written by Wayne Passley Mark Wolfe

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  • +1
    General CommentThis song is so awesome espessially today with all the spying of the goverment with the tapping and monitoring of our phone calls. The question mark above in the verse is as follows:
    Damn, can I get that democracy,
    and Equality, and Privacy


    Jill Scott's Voice and songs are amazing.
    Hippieathearton May 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis was my favorite song when this came out, I love the sense of paranoia.
    XLoveEpiphanyXon December 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is an update to Rockwell's Watching Me from the 80s. He was way ahead of his time. And Jill nailed it. You can't even buy a pair a panties without the cashier asking for your phone number to give you points? What on my booty? No thank you that's scary! LOL
    genus2011on July 26, 2015   Link

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