Hey Man! You remember Stephanie's little cousin?
Yeah, little feminine mother fucker, used to be scared of the football?
Nah, nah, I saw him the other night downtown, wild and out man!
He was crazy, running around Hennepin waving a gun at frat boys n' shit

Hey, dog, I heard you got those trees
Wait, dog, you can't possibly be
Even 13, what you doing over this late?
You ain't got no older brothers to hold you in place
Yeah, I know, you gotta get your hustle on
And life does go on and fronts like nothing's wrong
State law says you're too young to work
But a couple of bucks will put a gun up under your shirt
Coke, weed, junk and speed
Teach me another type of high to seek
Chemistry, economics, math and buisness
Already a pimp before highschool's finished
Even the rich kids get in the mix
Only difference is them bitches did it for kicks
And we quick to say it's just the game that's dealt
That gave you that rope so you can hang yourself

It goes...
Bg kid, where did you go?
We made you grow up quick, showed you the ropes
Do it up so big kid where did you go?
We made you grow up quick, showed you the ropes
Do it up, so...

The movies and the music, taught me how to do it
How to build a crew and how to get it movin'
Supply and demand came and held my hand
Shoulda seen back then, didn't even have a plan
Only had a pistol, 'cause they had a pistol
Cock that hammer and blow them missiles
I only had a handful of minutes
So if we're gonna talk, then we only talk business
Now tell me what you want from me
I got a few females, you need some company?
Because y'all don't be where those junkies be
But hold up now, you gonna pull your guns on me?
Nah, man, I'm a big kid with big dreams
You gonna treat me like you know that I'm only 16?
Well fuck it, right? Shut my eyes tight
I only squeezed out a couple and I only got double life

Big kid, where did you go?
We made you grow up quick, showed you the ropes
Do it up, so big kid, where did you go?
We made you grow up quick, showed you the ropes
Do it up, so...

Hey there girlie, you got your worm early
Jump off the branch, fly little birdie
Look around, but don't look down 'cause
You'll see no need to touch foot to the ground
Sex, Drugs, Rock and Rolled up
Them older boys got you thinkin' that you growed up
Spent the whole day getting high
Putting work on them little thighs
And I ain't tryin' to criticize
You gotta live your life, you gotta get your stripes
Take aim and kiss the sky
Don't be another one wishin' that you did it right
Nah, do your best that's all we can expect
Try to see the game while he deals the deck
Gotta keep keepin' on, moving along
'Cause theres a whole lot left when today's all gone, now

Big kid, where did you go?
We made you grow up quick, showed you the ropes
Do it up, so big kid, where did you go?
We made you grow up quick, showed you the ropes

Do it up, so...


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    General CommentMan it's like he's talking about my life right here.
    Whenever I hear this shit it hits me right in the heart.
    Slug's the fucking man. I wanna shake this dudes hand haha
    Mattijuanaon April 08, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe chorus should be

    "Do it up so big kid
    Where did you go?
    We made you grow up quick
    Showed you the ropes"
    yochobbyon December 23, 2010   Link

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