"Freedom" as written by Aliaune Thiam, N. Fisher and Giorgio Tuinfort....
Everything I have, everything I own,
All my mistakes, fan, you already know.
I wanna be free, (free) I wanna be free. (free)

From Senegal West Africa
To St. Louis, Missouri,
Thanks to Katherine Dunham
For giving my pops his glory.
He came down with his drum
And a dream to change the world
In a free uplifting world
And that's all he ever want.
Mom came a little after,
Gave birth to my brother.
Then all of the pressure
Made 'em fight one another.
See, the pain would never last,
Did the best with what they had,
He knew the world was out for grabs
And he searched to find his

Freedom, Freedom, Freedom, (oh) Freedom
Everything I have, (have) everything I own,
All my mistakes, fan, you already know.
I wanna be free, (free) I wanna be free.
So, I search to find my (find my)

Freedom, Freedom, (oh yea) Freedom, (oh) Freedom
Everything I have, (have) everything I own,
All my mistakes, girl, you already know.
I wanna be free, (free) I wanna be free, (free) yeah.

As a kid I never knew
I'd have to hustle just to make it through.
So, I found myself skipping school,
'Cause the girls don't think I'm cool.
And because of that I didn't care
Whether or not I went to jail,
I just wanna be treated fair,
'Cause that's all I ever knew.
Tellin' me I need to slow down, (slow down)
'Cause everybody in the whole town, (whole town)
'Cause they know how I get down, (get down)
Foreigner from another town. (whole town)
Can you believe we still around? (slow down)
After so many hit the ground. (the ground)
And we ain't gonna stop now, (stop now)
Until we get that

Freedom, (oh) Freedom, (oh) Freedom, (oh) Freedom
Everything I have, (have) everything I own, (own)
All my mistakes, fan, you already know, (yea)
I wanna be free, (free) I wanna be free,
(Won't stop till I find my)

Freedom, (my Freedom) Freedom, (my Freedom) Freedom, (oh) Freedom
Everything I have, (have) everything I own, (own)
All my mistakes, girl, you already know, (yeah)
I wanna be free, (free) I wanna be free. (free)

If you wanna be free, and the land is drug-free,
Put your hands up, (hey) put your hands up. (hey)
If you wanna be free, from all your misery,
Put your hands up, (hey) put your hands up. (hey)
If you wanna be free, with plenty money,
Put your hands up, (hey) put your hands up. (hey)
If you wanna be free, just praise G-O-D,
Put your hands up, (hey) put your hands up. (hey)

Freedom, (oh) Freedom (Freedom), Freedom, (oh) Freedom
Everything I have, everything I own,
All my mistakes, girl, you already know
I wanna be free (wanna be free),
I wanna be free (wanna be free yea yea yea yea)


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"Freedom" as written by Aliaume Thiam Noel Fisher

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    General Comment**corrections needed**


    Everything I have
    Everything I own
    All my mistakes, man, you already know
    I wanna be free (x2)

    From Senegal, West Africa to St. Louis, Missouri
    Thanks to Katherine Dunham for giving my pops his glory
    He came down with his drum and a dream to change the world
    In a free uplifting world
    And that's all he ever want
    Mom came a little after
    Gave birth to my brother
    Then all of the pressure
    Made 'em fight one another
    See, the pain would never last
    Did the best with what they had
    He knew the world was out for grabs
    And he searched to find his
    Freedom (x4)

    Everything I have
    Everything I own
    All my mistakes, fam, you already know
    I wanna be free (x2)
    So, I searched to find my
    Freedom (x4)

    Everything I have
    Everything I own
    All my mistakes, girl, you already know
    I wanna be free (x2)
    Yeah

    As a kid, I never knew
    I'd have to hustle just to make it through
    So I found myself skippin' school
    'Cause the girls don't think I'm cool
    And because of that, I didn't care
    Whether or not I went to jail
    I just want to be treated fair
    Because that's all I ever knew

    Telling me I need to slow down
    'Cause everybody in the whole town
    'Cause they know how I get down
    Far enough from another town
    Can you believe we still around
    After so many hit the ground
    And we ain't gonna stop now until we get that
    Freedom (x4)

    Everything I have
    Everything I own
    All my mistakes, fam, you already know
    I wanna be free (x2)

    Won't stop 'till I find my
    Freedom
    My freedom
    Freedom
    My freedom
    Freedom (x2)

    Everything I have
    Everything I own
    *All my mistakes, girl, you already know*
    I wanna be free (x2)

    If you wanna be free and the land is drug-free
    Put your hands up (Hey!) (x2)
    If you wanna be free from all your misery
    Put your hands up (Hey!) (x2)
    If you wanna be free with plenty money
    Put your hands up (Hey!) (x2)
    If you wanna be free, just praise G-o-d
    Put your hands up (Hey!) (x2)

    Freedom (x5)
    Everything I have
    Everything I own
    All my mistakes, girl, you already know
    I wanna be free (x4)
    mysterl33on December 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song.
    barracudaaon July 19, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song brings me to tears.. Its a beautiful song. And I think Akon should make more like it.
    I think its saying, just live life. Be free. Love everyone. Lifes too short.

    And this verse;

    "Can you believe we still around
    After so many hit the ground
    And we ain't gonna stop now until we get that Freedom"
    -I think is like war. Can you believe we're still going, after so many have died, and we're not going to stop because we're fighting for our freedom. Beautiful:)
    OneLove001on August 08, 2011   Link

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