I was like I pay homage to the old school
You know due credit to all the niggaz out there before me
Like you know what Im sayin? That paved the way
To hold this microphone Im holdin right now
We like young veterans know what Im sayin?
So it's like we came we come in the game around the Biggies
And the fuckin Jay-Zs and the 2Pacs and shit... you know Im sayin?

It all started with Preme
Back in 91 fresh on the scene
Mad Mob was the team of our Red Hook dream
We used to gun sling to get CREAM off of crack fiends
In the hallway rollin weed the sunflower seeds
Thirteen when I lost my moms
Fourteen I got locked with Twin we when to Spafford then
Fifteen they took one of my men Big Glen
In the building back then my pain began
Traybag had the fame of the pen he must of seen I could win
I used to breakdance the mad little spins
So he taught me and Sunny to write
Up in my lab late nights rollin dice him Supreme and Mike
We was live and direct to Da Last Future
For my first rhyme and now 4th my producer
Had a style that my projects wasnt used to
Started hangin with them drug dealers and them boosters
Up in John J rappin in the school hallway
I got mad ass, even ask Foxy and Gav
Had the hood on smash then I linked with Bazz
We used to build and front dazz about fuckin with Wu
Me and 7th did Livin In Hell
Pressed up it independent not knowin if a record'd would sell
Rae and Ghost made Heaven & Hell while we was hearin it
Meanwhile we thinkin it was all coincidence
Mental Combat the b-side the style battle rap
I was rated X next heard Meth vs Chef
Not to notice we was snake bitten
Sunz of Man did this track with the RZA As It Was Written
And then Nas came out with It Was Written
Same time Verbal Intercourse started hittin

Basically I see it like you know?
Like when we reflect light you know Im sayin?
I expected to shine you know Im sayin?
So what it is is like a reflection of what we did, know Im sayin?
So like those was like little seeds of shit that we did
We planted and they didn't even know that we was plantin
You know this beautful harvest

I see it me and Preme back young enough
I see it

It all began at the age of sixteen
Me and my brothers Rah and Sha had a million dollar scheme
Runnin with Kline at the time we was gettin that CREAM
Goin hard under the buildings with Black and Supreme
When the scheme failed a teen went to jail Rah got murdered
I was facin three to nine when the jury read the verdict
On trial for a hundred and forty-four crack vials
Suited up in court wiz pregnant with my first child
Beat the case, felt rap and started pursuin my dream
I was the nicest in the hood journey brought me the CREAM
The first song I recorded was Make it or Die Trying
In 91 way before Get Rich or Die Trying
We formed the Mad Mob I filmed Party With a Tec
In all my videos I always rocked a bulletproof vest
Of course my Pops Uncle Mookie got shot in the dead
And Kline Sr and Supreme just got locked in the feds
The late eighties was Hades hip-hop save a nigga
Got discovered by the RZA debuted with Gravediggaz
Platinum out the gate for my first verse on Diary
Number one on Hot 9 for three weeks the world admired me
Toured the Holy West with the Clan was well respected
Me and Priest got a demo deal with Atlantic Records
We both had a plan to introduce the fam
We featured Prodigal and Razah the birth of the Sunz of Man
Rae and Ghost gave my style to the enemy
I left the situation signed a contract with Penalty
After Crime Saga and Death be the Penalty
I left the label released Street Parables independently
Was crowned the underground king of Europe for my show
Big Pun told me Crime Saga inspired his flow
In 96 I told Big Lez Im God Son on RapCity
In 98 Nas tatted the shit across his belly

They knew what they was doin, like
We wanted to be different, that's what made us who we was
Know what Im sayin? We didnt wanna do the shit that the program said to do
Know Im sayin'? So we went against the system
Everybody went with the system
That's what brought sunz of man together as a group
Every last individual spit some intellectual street shit
Some deep true poetic project crazy shit

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