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Night of The Living Baseheads Lyrics

from It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back

"Night of The Living Baseheads" is track #3 on the album It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back. It was written by Ridenhour, Carlton / Boxley Iii, James Henry / Sadler, Eric T..
"Night of The Living Baseheads" is track #3 on the album It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back. It was written by Ridenhour, Carlton / Boxley Iii, James Henry / Sadler, Eric T..

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Here it is, bamm
And you say goddamn, this is the dope jam
But let's define the term called dope
And you think it mean funky now no

Here is a true tale of the ones that deal
Are the ones that fail, yeah
You can move if you wanna move
What it prove, it's here like the groove

The problem is this we gotta' fix it
Check out the justice and how they run it
Sellin', smellin', sniffin', riffin'
And brothers try to get swift an'

Sell to their own, rob a home
While some shrivel to bone
Like comatose walkin' around
Please don't confuse this with the sound
I'm talking about base

Base
Base
Base

I put this together to rock the bells of those that
Boost the dose of lack a lack
And those that sell to black
Shame on a brother when he dealin'
The same block where my '98 be wheelin'

And everybody know another kilo
From a corner from a brother keep another below
Stop illin' and killin', stop grillin'
Yo, black, yo, we are willin'

4, 5 o'clock in the mornin', wait a minute y'all
The fiends are fiendin'
Day to day to day they say no other way
This stuff is really bad, I'm talkin' 'bout bass

Base
Base
Base

How long can you go?
How long can you go?
How long can you go?
How long can you go?

Yo, listen, I see it on their faces
First come first serve basis
Standin' in line, checkin' the time
Homeboys playin' the curb
The same ones that used to do herb

Now they're gone, passin' it on
Poison attack, the black word bond
My man Daddy-O, once said to me
He knew a brother who stayed all day in his jeep
And at night he went to sleep
And in the mornin' all he had was sneakers on his feet

The culprit used to jam and rock the mike, yo
He stripped the jeep to fill his pipe
And wander around to find a place
Where they rocked to a different kind of c'mon y'all

Succotash is a miracle kids that make cash
Sellin' drugs to the brother man instead of the other man
Brothers and sisters I'm talking 'bout

Base
Base
Base
...

Songwriters
RIDENHOUR, CARLTON / BOXLEY III, JAMES HENRY / SADLER, ERIC T.

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, REACH MUSIC PUBLISHING

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