"My Block" as written by and Charles Mann Brad Jordan....
For the block boy, take it rough...
Everyday it's been the same old thang on my block
Ya either workin or ya slangin cocaine on my block
Ya had to hustle, 'cause that's how we was raised on my block
And ya stayed on ya hop until ya made you a knot
On my block, to hangout was the thang back then
And even when ya left out, ya came back in
To my block, from Holloway, Belford, to Scotts
We rolled the fox, we load the spots
Smoke weed and rocks, drink all the blue dots
On yo' block you probably had a fat pad of Tupac
Or Big Pun, or B.I., ya homeboys from knee-high
And even when it was stormin outside, that nigga'd be by
That's me dawg, on my block, I ain't have to play the big shot
Niggaz knew me back when I was stealin bell from Shamrock
And my nickname was Creepy, if Black June could see me
He'd be, trippin - and I'd bet he still try to tease me

My block - where everything is everything fa sheezy
My block - we probably done it all homey believe me
My block - we made the impossible look easy, fa sheezy
My block - I'd never leave my block, my niggaz need me

On my block, we duck the nigga-haters and the cops
Fuck a hotrod, we race Impalas, chromed-out
On my block - it ain't no different than the next block
Ya get drunk and pass out, and they back ya to the house
And when you wake up on the couch you goin right back at it
On my block when ya that fucked up they laugh at it
On my block, it's just another day in the heart
of the Southside of Houston Texas, makin ya mark
On my block, we're cueing all the time, playin dominoes
Keep the swishers sweet down until my mama goes
back inside -- then we can fire
Pass it around a few times to get high

[Chorus] - 2X
On my block, everybody business ain't ya business
What's goin on in this house is stayin here, comprende?
On my block, ya had to have that understanding
'cause if ya told Ms. Mattie, she went and told Gladys
And once ya mama got it, it was all on the wire
And when the word got back, the set yo' ass on fire
On my block, we got some 'Nam vets shell-shocked
Who never quite got right, now they inhale rocks
On my block - it's like the world don't exist
We stay confined to this small little section with dividends
Oh my block, I wouldn't trade it for the world
'cause I love these ghetto boys and girls
born and raised, on my block...

[Chorus] - 2X

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"My Block" as written by Charles Mann Brad Jordan

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    My Interpretation
    "To my block, From Holloway, Bellfort, to Scott/ Reid Rd. to Phlox. We know the spots." I know these streets.

    "On yo' block you probably had a Fat Pat or Tupac" Fat Pat is another Houston rapper.

    "Stealing beer from Shamrock"

    IROC not hot rod

    "We stay confined to this small little section we liven in."

    I love this song because I can say it's literally MY block.

    ooohmmyon January 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song..the beat in this song just wants to get ya movin..
    justakidon August 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is one of my fav. music videos. . . this is a really good song and great beat! i think its kindaof obvious what this song is about though. . .
    tiGeR_tOrAon September 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwhat the hell does 'fa sheezy' mean?
    eelson September 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commentfa sheezy means for sure. and how could you think this was a joke neenzabeen?? this is pretty good for a rap song!
    tiGeR_tOrAon September 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIm a punk, and i can honestly say that ive only ever enjoyed a handfull of rap songs, and this is definitley one of them. And by the way EELS, it means for sure, gotta love ebonics.
    sXeMisfiton September 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentdefinitely agree with sxemisfit. this is a great song by one of rap's underappreciated legends.
    BlackLungFeveron March 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is great, i think alot of people can relate to this.
    Dismalon December 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is a really good song imho anyone who wasnt born into money can easily relate to it in some way, also this song has a awesome beat.
    kd5eejon February 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIn the lyrics on the page the line goes fuck an IROC we race impalas chromed out. not a hotrod. An IROC was a mid 80's to early 90's camaro which was considred of a white (trash) person car
    jbstraton March 24, 2006   Link

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