"The Story of O.J." as written by and Gene Redd Sr Ernest Wilson....
Skin is, skin, is
Skin black, my skin is black
My, black, my skin is yellow

Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga
Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga
Still nigga, still nigga
I like that second one
Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga
Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga
Still nigga, still nigga

O.J. like, "I'm not black, I'm O.J."
Okay
House nigga, don't fuck with me
I'm a field nigga with shined cutlery
Gold-plated quarters where the butlers be
I'mma play the corners where the hustlers be
I told him, "Please don't die over the neighborhood
That your momma rentin'
Take your drug money and buy the neighborhood
That's how you rinse it"
I bought every V12 engine
Wish I could take it back to the beginnin'
I coulda bought a place in Dumbo before it was Dumbo
For like two million
That same building today is worth twenty-five million
Guess how I'm feelin'? Dumbo

Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga
Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga
Still nigga, still nigga
Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga
Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga
Still nigga, still nigga

You wanna know what's more important than throwin' away money at a strip club? Credit
You ever wonder why Jewish people own all the property in America? This how they did it
Financial freedom my only hope
Fuck livin' rich and dyin' broke
I bought some artwork for one million
Two years later, that shit worth two million
Few years later, that shit worth eight million
I can't wait to give this shit to my children
Y'all think it's bougie, I'm like, it's fine
But I'm tryin' to give you a million dollars worth of game for nine ninety-nine
I turned that two to a four, four to an eight
I turned my life into a nice first week release date, mm
Y'all out here still takin' advances, huh?
Me and my niggas takin' real chances, uh
Y'all on the 'gram holdin' money to your ear
There's a disconnect, we don't call that money over here, yeah

Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga
Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga
Still nigga, still nigga
Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga
Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga
Still nigga, still nigga


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"The Story of O.J." as written by Gene Redd Sr Ernest Wilson

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  • +4
    Song MeaningIt's about free market capitalism. A lot of it's hiding behind racial dynamics, but that's no justification. Check it:

    >I bought every V12 engine Wish I could take it back to the beginnin' I coulda bought a place in Dumbo before it was Dumbo For like 2 million That same building today is worth 25 million Guess how I'm feelin'? Dumbo

    That's about the housing market. Property ownership is one of the main things that separates the haves from the have-nots.

    >You wanna know what's more important than throwin' away money at a strip club? Credit. You ever wonder why Jewish people own all the property in America? This how they did it

    This is a somewhat benevolently antisemitic comment regarding the theory that jews are seedy merchant people, and thus "made it" in america under a capitalist system, espousing the idea that if you do what you need to do and "work hard" you can make it too. This, of course, is bullshit.

    >Financial freedom my only hope Fuck livin' rich and dyin' broke

    Promoting the free market

    I bought some artwork for 1 million 2 years later, that shit worth 2 million Few years later, that shit worth 8 million I can't wait to give this shit to my children

    Inheritance is mainly what determines one's place in the class system.

    >Y'all think it's bougie, I'm like, it's fine But I'm tryin' to give you a million dollars worth of game for $9.99

    Here, "bougie" is shorthand for "bourgeoisie", the oppressor class in Marxist theory, as opposed to the working "prole" or "proletariat". Jay Z is a card carrying bourgeois oppressor, and no, that shit isn't fine.
    secondtoothon July 07, 2017   Link
  • +1
    QuestionSo is there some underlying message about Orenthal, or is this just a slang term I'm not familiar with?
    ibedaveon July 17, 2017   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionIt is incredible how poorly this comes off as printed words unaccompanied by powerful beats.

    Same can be said for much pop/rock/rap
    NomadMonadon July 18, 2017   Link
  • -1
    General CommentDear SecondTooth,
    I agree with some of what u say. But some of your comments are not true and are self defeating.
    Terror44on July 10, 2017   Link

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