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The People Lyrics

from Finding Forever

"The People" is track #1 on the album Finding Forever. It was written by West, Kanye Omari / Heron, Gil Scott / Lynn, Lonnie Rashid.
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Yeah, this is for the people

This is street radio for unsung hero
Ridin' in the Regal, tryin' to stay legal
My daughter found Nemo, I found the new primo
Yeah, you know how we do, we do it for the people

And the struggle of the brothas and the folks
With lovers under dope, experiments to discover hopes
Scuffle for notes, the rougher I wrote, times was harder
Went from rock star to the voice of a martyr

Why white folk focus on dogs and yoga
My people on the low end try to ball and get over
Lyrics are like liquor for the fallen soldiers
From the bounce to the ounce, it's all our culture

Everyday, we hustlin', tryna get them custom rims
Law, we aint trustin' them, thick broads, we lust in 'em
Sick and tired of bunchin' it, I look on the bus at 'em
When I see them struggling, I think how Im touchin' 'em

Good days have come
(It's about the people)
Now we are one
(It's about the people)

Just take your time
(It's about the people)
And then youll find
(It's about the people)

This is street radio for unsung hero
Ridin' in the Regal, tryin' to stay legal
My daughter found Nemo, I found the new primo
Yeah, you know how we do, we do it for the people

The people said that I was sharp on TV
At the Grammys though, they tried to India.Arie me
Got back stage and I bumped into Stevie
He said, "No matter what, the people gon' see me"

Cant leave rap alone, the streets need me
Hunger in they eyes is what seem to feed me
Inside, peace mixed with beast seem to breed me
Nobody believe until I believe me

Now Im on the rise, doin' business with my guys
Visions realize, music affected lives
A gift from the skies, to be recognize
Im keeping my eyes on the people, thats the prize

Good days have come
(It's about the people)
Now we are one
(It's about the people)

Just take your time
(It's about the people)
And then youll find
(It's about the people)

This is street radio for unsung hero
Ridin' in the Regal, tryin' to stay legal
My daughter found Nemo, I found the new primo
Yeah, you know how we do, we do it for the people

From Englewood to a single hood in Botswana
I see the I in We, my nigga, yours is my drama
Standin' in front of the judge with no honor
Barack stick, knight, the people like Obama

The karma of the streets is needs and takes
Sometimes, we find peace in beats and breaks
Put the bang in the back so the seats can shake
Rebel Cadillac music for the people sake, the people

Good days have come
(It's about the people)
Now we are one
(It's about the people)

Just take your time
(It's about the people)
And then youll find
(It's about the people)

Songwriters
West, Kanye Omari / Heron, Gil Scott / Lynn, Lonnie Rashid

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Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

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