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    "Why" Lyrics

    KRS-One

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    Class in session,what, is, democracy?

    Yo it's the rule of the people, the self rule

    It's what the people want

    That's right, but is this a democracy?

    Nah, democracy is a goal to be attained

    That's right, the character of the people should be reflected

    In the laws and the institution of the state

    Pssh, I don't see my character reflected, tell me

    Why are all the schools, they fallin' apart?

    And why the youth not takin' no musical art?

    And why the professionals really don't know where to start?

    No, one, really, cares, about

    Why the people ain't trustin' the law and the order

    And why the hookers from 70's look like our daughters?

    And why the radio station they help with the slaughter?

    No, one, really, cares, about

    The mind, they usin' until it's time they doin' a rhyme

    Will ruin what you doin' if you crime pursuin'

    Let me tell you 'bout gettin' your family out the mean ghetto

    To green meadows where you can finally be settled

    That street level, freak level, pullin' out heat level

    Eatin' meat level, deceit level, that's that beast level

    You gotta stand upright in a house with three levels

    Where you don't even see devils

    Unless he shovels the snow

    Many philosophers live on the low

    Never crazy hazy or lazy we get up and go

    Whaddya know, I'm always teaching after the show

    Not messin' with hoes, I'm with my wife, changin' my clothes

    Blowin' my nose, deliverin' blows to foes

    With new flows, then disappear where nobody knows

    Cause I got too many questions, too many lessons

    I gotta go, too many people stressin' but I gotta know

    Why these officers gunnin' us down on our block?

    And why the President never steps in on these cops?

    And why the mayor don't even look like he in shock?

    No, one, really, cares, about

    Why the call of the poor is always ignored?

    And why the senators governors breakin' the law?

    And why they taxin' and taxin' and taxin' the poor?

    No one really cares about

    You, me or themselves you can tell, they livin' in hell

    But they come on the TV lookin' so swell

    Sellin' you dreams of schemes of you gettin' green and cream

    But they never explain the work and all it means

    You got to visualize, close the lid on your eyes

    And visualize, minimize lies

    See yourself bigger in size, quicker to rise up

    Wise up climb up, before your time's up but

    Why are all the schools, they fallin' apart?

    And why the youth not takin' no musical art?

    And why the professionals really don't know where to start?

    No, one, really, cares, about

    Why the people ain't trustin' the law and the order

    And why the hookers from 70's look like our daughters?

    And why the radio station they help with the slaughter?

    No, one, really, cares, about

    The votes

    That's right

    The politics

    That's right

    The government you know

    Uh-huh, people basically have the government they want

    If people felt dissed, they'd be out rebellin' right now
    This song was submitted on June 20th, 2010 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by Bob Gaudio, Judy Parker.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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