"Roll Right" as written by and De La Rocha/commerford/morello/wilk....
Lick off the shot my stories shock ya like
Ellison
Main line adrenaline Gaza to Tienanmen
From the basement I'm dwellin' in
I cook back the sling
To stone a settler and breaks him off clean
Call me the upsetter
Here come the hands on the leashes
The cross, the capital, tha pale families, the
Fear and the mouthpieces
The single sista lynch
The cell dors crash
And the master's drums echo
Roll right
Roll call
Now we're alright
We're all calm
This hits like fists
Bomb with the left and don't miss
With the sickest stilo I spark fear in the pigs
In the park
Head crack, I hijack the papars and the vapors
Caught fire up in you mind
Come back, rewind one time
Here come the hands on the leashes
The cross, the capital, the pale families, the
Fear and the mouthpieces
The single sista lynch
The cell doors crash
And the master's drums echo
Roll right
Roll call
Now we're alright
We're all calm


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  • +1
    General CommentGOD, I love this song. It's hardcore rap lyrics to the metal riffs, not to mention the sheer intensity and passion Zack delivers the refrain in. Tons of social statements in there as well, which we can look at now, with the Mideast crises ('Gaza to Tienaman'). Great piece.
    The Irish Guyon April 17, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTHIS SONG IS ABOUT !!! --->how governments ( corrupt ones or the corrupt part of some governments) can control people and how they have them so brainwashed into respecting authority , that you obey it without question ("here comes the hands on the leashes"), and how people are just brainwashed by symbolism ( the cross, the capital) etc.,, or get you to obey through fear ( "fear and the mouthpieces") and how they can pretty much just say to do something and we do it , blindly following , ("roll right roll call")
    landon31185on April 15, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThe line "send 'em to the seventh level", which isn't shown on the lyrics above, is a reference to Dante's nine levels of hell. The seventh is where zealous war mongers are sent. This makes it seem as if this song is about aggresiveness of the US and their police.
    benmuzzon May 04, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"Lick off the shot my stories shock ya like
    Ellison"

    Ralph Ellison wrote "Invisible Man," in 1952. A fictional account of a black man in a white world, it is now regarded as a classic and widely read in the US school system. In its time it caused a great disruption because of the harsh truthfulness and the power of
    Ellison's prose.

    "Gaza to Tienanmen"

    The Gaza Strip is a narrow band of desertlike land along the western Mediterranean coast. It has been fought over by Israelites and Palestinians for many years and is a continuing territorial dispute. Tiananmen Square, in Beijing, China, was the site of a massacre of demonstrating pro-democracy students in June of 1989.
    Dstyleson June 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat is this song about?
    awson July 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentread and comment frieden's songs
    whitepoetton July 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat?
    awson July 21, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYO WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS SONG ABOUT???????????????????????????????????????????????????
    awson July 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy favorite song of all time. when the chorus comes, i get goose bumps as i feel raw energy surge through my body. powerful stuff
    killsforpieon August 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyea dude wtfs up with rages lyrics they make no sense
    EmO~FrEiNdS plz:)on March 22, 2003   Link

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