What that nigga want God?
Word up, look out for the cops (Wu-Tang five finger shit)
(Cash Rules) Word up, two for fives over here baby
Word up, two for fives them niggas got garbage down the way, word up
Know what I'm sayin'?
(Cash Rules Everything Around Me
C.R.E.A.M. get)
Yeah, check this ol' fly shit out
Word up
(Cash Rules Everything Around Me) Take you on a natural joint
(C.R.E.A.M. get the money) Here we here we go
(Dolla dolla bill y'all) Check this shit, yo!

I grew up on the crime side, the New York Times side
Staying alive was no jive
Had second hands, moms bounced on old men
So then we moved to Shaolin land
A young youth, yo rockin' the gold tooth, 'Lo goose
Only way, I begin to G off was drug loot
And let's start it like this son, rollin' with this one
And that one, pullin' out gats for fun
But it was just a dream for the teen, who was a fiend
Started smokin' woolas at sixteen
And running up in gates, and doing hits for high stakes
Making my way on fire escapes
No question I would speed, for cracks and weed
The combination made my eyes bleed
No question I would flow off, and try to get the dough all
Sticking up white boys in ball courts
My life got no better, same damn 'Lo sweater
Times is ruff and tuff like leather
Figured out I went the wrong route
So I got with a sick ass click and went all out
Catchin' keys from across seas
Rollin in MPV's, every week we made forty G's
Yo nigga respect mine, or here go the TEC-9
Ch-chick-POW! Move from the gate now

Cash, Rules, Everything, Around, Me
C.R.E.A.M.
Get the money
Dollar, dollar bill y'all

Cash, Rules, Everything, Around, Me
C.R.E.A.M.
Get the money
Dollar, dollar bill y'all

It's been twenty-two long hard years, I'm still strugglin'
Survival got me buggin', but I'm alive on arrival
I peep at the shape of the streets
And stay awake to the ways of the world 'cause shit is deep
A man with a dream with plans to make C.R.E.A.M.
Which failed I went to jail at the age of 15
A young buck sellin' drugs and such who never had much
Trying to get a clutch at what I could not
The court played me short, now I face incarceration
Pacin' going upstate's my destination
Handcuffed in back of a bus, forty of us
Life as a shorty shouldn't be so rough
But as the world turns I learned life is hell
Living in the world no different from a cell
Everyday I escape from Jakes givin' chase, sellin' base
Smokin' bones in the staircase
Though I don't know why I chose to smoke sess
I guess that's the time when I'm not depressed
But I'm still depressed, and I ask what's it worth?
Ready to give up so I seek the Old Earth
Who explained working hard may help you maintain
To learn to overcome the heartaches and pain
We got stickup kids, corrupt cops, and crack rocks
And stray shots, all on the block that stays hot
Leave it up to me while I be living proof
To kick the truth to the young black youth
But shorty's running wild smokin' sess drinkin' beer
And ain't trying to hear what I'm kickin' in his ear
Neglected, for now, but yo, it gots to be accepted
That what? That life is hectic

Cash, Rules, Everything, Around, Me
C.R.E.A.M.
Get the money
Dollar, dollar bill y'all

Cash, Rules, Everything, Around, Me
C.R.E.A.M.
Get the money
Dollar, dollar bill y'all

Cash, Rules, Everything, Around, Me
C.R.E.A.M.
Get the money
Dollar, dollar bill y'all

Cash, Rules, Everything, Around, Me
C.R.E.A.M.
Get the money
Dollar, dollar bill y'all


Lyrics submitted by spliphstar

C.R.E.A.M. Lyrics as written by Dennis D. Coles Ray Cash

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  • +1
    General Comment

    It's not only about teen poverty, and hood life. It's also a message to the upcoming generation, not to fall into the things he did.

    WebSlinger69on January 02, 2005   Link
  • +1
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    The sample used in this song is The Charmells' "I'll Never Grow Old". I'm suprised more people haven't commented on this song, it's a classic. Can't wait for their new album.

    Hee-Haw19on July 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    about teenage poverty..itz deep

    vonnion April 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    not just teenage poverty though ...its a cycle he goes through . hes saying all of this to warn the upcoming generation not to fall into his mistakes ..

    NIKKIEon April 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    I say it's about teenage poverty because CASH RULES EVERYTHIN AROUND HIM that's all her cares about (doing hits for high stakes) he'd kill for the right amount of money. It's mainly about teenage poverty and growing up into poverty and trying to get out of it and failing.

    PoLaK_4_LiFeon July 06, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Does anyone know what the song sampled in this is?

    Sireneon September 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Zerpens, nsdj, oKySP all three of you are very uneducated. Yes the Wu Tang are members of the 5% Nation. So what? What is wrong with the truth that the Black Man is the Original Man? What is wrong with the Asiatic Black Man being the creator of the universe and civilization?

    how is this a cult? This is not racist, this is the truth. Get educated on the 5% Nation, Black Noble Drew Ali, Nation of Islam, etc. and then say something educated, peace.

    MalikAsiatic360on May 09, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Zerpens I will kill you in a 5% technique zuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

    rjacobs85on December 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Wu Tang Clan part of a cult?! Are you freaking kidding me?!

    tahwyason December 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    "What is wrong with the truth that the Black Man is the Original Man?"

    ...thats just your opinion LOL!

    iskallaon December 29, 2005   Link

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