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    Jay-Z / Lyrics

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    "Where have you been" Lyrics

    Jay-Z feat. Beanie Sigel

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    Damn how am I gonna say this shit, hey
    Hey Dad, yeah it's your boy
    Remember me, I wanna talk to you scrap

    I remember being kicked out the house, 'cause I looked just like you
    Said I'd be nothing but a crook just like you
    The niggaz in the hood was shook where the just like you
    'Cause all they said was little whitey look, I'm just like you

    But dog I can't see it at all, shit, we never kicked it at all
    We never pitched or kicked at a ball
    Dog, you never taught me shit, how to fight, ride a bike, fix the flat
    None of that sorts of shit, nigga you was an abusive pops
    Fuck you left me out to dry, stuck
    Gotta teach news to box, gotta teach news to block

    And that ain't the half of it man, I gotta teach news to block
    It's about time we have a father to son nigga sit down
    Sit down let me tell you 'bout your fatherless sons
    How they grew to be men and father they sons
    Father they daughters, nigga, you left a fatherless daughter
    Never follow your orders

    Nigga you make me sick, pussy you could, ooh
    How you gonna leave these memories in the back of my mind
    I can see it clear as day you smackin' my mom
    I 'member that day you showed me that gat, that 9
    Put it in my palm when I was young
    And said that would be mine, you turned me out
    The reason why I hit the block

    Reason why I tried to hit them cops
    Reason why I started hittin' shots
    Reason why I started gettin' licked
    And drinkin' syrup and skippin' court
    Ginger bread man never think of gettin' caught
    Look at your hand man damn you fought, nigga you left my mom

    Left us with no goodbye's, you left us out to dry
    You left us with no letters, notes, nothing, no replies
    No digits numbers was unlisted
    You left us with some of my loneliest night
    Nigga some of my hungriest nights

    Shit, one of the reasons for years, shit embarrasin'
    Damn we used to think money was white
    Yeah you gave us life like, fruit from a plant
    We ain't eat right from them foods from them stamps
    And to think you was my pop, man I gotta stop shit

    Daddy, where have you been?
    And when you come home, you got us here all alone
    Mommy, where daddy went?
    You always stick up for him
    Always said you'd make up for him
    Mommy, what happened then?
    What was you cheatin' on him?
    Why he's always beatin' on you?
    Daddy, where have you been?
    Nigga, you gonna hear me out

    I wanted to walk just like him, remember?
    Wanted to talk just like him word, often Momma said I look too much
    And I thought just like him it could happen
    Wanted to drink miller nips and smoke new ports just like you
    But you left me, now I'm goin' to court just like you

    I would say, "My Daddy loves me and he'll never go away"
    Bullshit, do you even remember December's my birthday?
    Do you even remember the tender boy
    You turned into a cold young man with one goal and one plan
    Get Mommy out of some jam, she was always in one

    Always short with the income, always late with the rent
    You said that you was comin' through
    I would stay in the hallway, waitin'
    Always playin' the bench, waitin'
    And that day came and went

    Fuck You! Very much you showed me the worst kind of pain
    But I'm stronger and trust me I will never hurt again
    Will never ask mommy "Why Daddy don't love me?
    Why is we so poor, why is life so ugly?
    Mommy why is your eyes puffy?
    Please don't cry everything'll be alright

    I know it's dark now, but we gon' see the light
    It's us against the world, we don't need him, right? Right"
    Mommy drivin' 6's now yeah, I got riches now yeah
    I bought I nice home for both of my sisters now
    We doin' real good, we don't miss you now
    See how life twists around, fucker?

    Daddy, where have you been?
    And when you come home, you got us here all alone
    Mommy, where daddy went?
    You always stick up for him
    Always said you'd make up for him
    Mommy, what happened then?
    What was you cheatin' on him?
    Why he's always beatin' on you?
    Daddy, where have you been?
    Nigga, you gonna hear me out
    This song was last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc..
    Written by Shawn Carter, Shawn C Carter, Edwin Delatoz, Dwight Grant.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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