Unfortunate for me, I couldn't afford to be fortunate
shit, we're like the kid misfortune never missed
according to the landlord I'm poor as piss
Trying to get not as poor as Gordon Hicks
but I know, the only show supporting this
which I really don't know how to turn against
and I didn't just come here to moan and bitch
grown folks getting older on kids' benefits, it's
the return of the poor man's rap
for those who don't own homes off coke rap
and the raining and floods, showing that
so them old school cats still broke from rap
most they see the poor, what most em' sees ignore
while most these MCs were born and grew up poor
we'll be slaves in the old workforce
to pay for a government that don't work for us

(Oh my) oh, just trying to get by, lord I'm
(so tired) of fighting to get my, trying to get my
(dough right) if not lately it don’t faze me if
(poor I) cause I make money, money don't make me

fortunately, I believe that we can all agree
it is what it is, not what we thought it'd be
and if what I live ain't what I'm called to be
I must have mistrained my psychology
and it's mystery, ain't it, the kids among us miscreated
history is just like a train without a destination
we need food, clothes, and shelter
so we hustle till we're old and helpless
and if you do only go for the gold and wealth
you're still alone cause you don't know yourself
at the end of the day, still gotta eat, still gotta feed your kids
still gotta light and heat their cribs
I understand that, nobody planned that
and single mother's asking where the fuck the man at?
but like the man, we do it for love
from student to dog, from the schools to the clubs, it goes

(Oh my) oh, just trying to get by, lord I'm
(so tired) of fighting to get my, trying to get my
(dough right) if not lately it don’t faze me if
(poor I) cause I make money, money don't make me
(Oh my) oh, just trying to get by, lord I'm
(so tired) of fighting to get my, trying to get my
(dough right) if not lately it don’t faze me if
(poor I) cause I make money, money don't make me

Oh my, oh my, oh my, oh oh my...


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