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from War And Peace Vol. 1 (War)

"Penitentiary" is track #9 on the album War And Peace Vol. 1 (War). It was written by Jackson, O'shea / Adams, Shon L. / Ogleton, Mark.
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Attention all nigga rows and nigga hoes
We've decided to rob this motherfucker the legal way
Nobs injecting ourselves to become property on the stock
In the penal system, in the justice system

Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Penitentiary, I hear you calling me

As the world turns, it burns while it's spinning
Coming to a fucked-up ending
I can't wait till the day everything in the hood is straight
And I can hit the purty gates

Until then, the pen is unfair
Slave ships in the middle of nowhere
I lets my goddamn hair grow
Bellin' in court, lookin' like a scarecrow

On Capitol Hill, they them passed a bill
Coming at me with a fucked-up deal
The judge gave me a 'L' but y'all can't tell
I wait and cry in my cell

Convicted Negro, superhero
Speaker at our house takin' lyrics in my mouth
Bitches in the south showin' ass
Mix a lot, got hoes puttin' titties on the glass

We blast in the west for example
And rap about this shit over funkadelic samples
Yo' babies see me kill a fool on TV
And straight call me a G

Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Thinkin' of illegal ways to get paid
But it ain't shit, got to be legit

South-central L.A.
You can buy your game from the C.I.A., hey-hey
And South-central L.A.
You can buy your game from the C.I.A. baby

Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Thinkin' of illegal ways to get paid
But it ain't shit, got to be legit

When the evil outweighs the good
And you only give a fuck about rucks
The Earth will self-destruct
Fuck the ozone layer, bitch I'm a playa

Plus we got a black mayor, I get sex when I shows flex
Porbey Rolex, which hoe is next?
Would you like a piece of me? Not a mate
Calling you a hoe 'cos I'm fucking on the first day

My world is a one-mile radius
I swear every other hood is the shadiest
Could the crips and bloods be all rotten
When the trilateral commission is plottin'?

What you gonna do when the earth erupts?
Some niggaz gettin' nuts outta carafel cups
Fool you on master's woe
But won't even think about, sucking Bob Doe

Asshole from the Senate
How can you relate to a project tenant?
Motherfuck you and not the courtman, no corrections
Tryina' get a section of this west-side connection

Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Thinkin' of illegal ways to get paid
But it ain't shit, got to be legit

Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Penitentiary, I hear you calling me
Thinkin' of illegal ways to get paid
But it ain't shit, got to be legit

South-central L.A.
You can buy your game from the C.I.A., hey-hey
And South-central L.A.
You can buy your game from the C.I.A. baby

Just because you gotta stay, you ain't gotta rot away
We gon' come and get you one day
Just because you gotta stay, you ain't gotta rot away
We gon' come and get you one day

Just because you gotta stay, you ain't gotta rot away
We gon' come and get you one day
Just because you gotta stay, you ain't gotta rot away
We gon' come and get you one day

Penitentiary

Songwriters
JACKSON, O'SHEA / ADAMS, SHON L. / OGLETON, MARK

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