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    "Africa Dream" Lyrics

    Talib Kweli

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    (Talking)
    If you can talk you can sing
    If you can walk you can dance
    That's an old proverb from Zimbabwe
    You know what I mean
    If you can talk you can sing
    If you can walk you can dance
    Yeah, and the trumpet is blown
    Yeah, alright, C'mon, c'mon, c'mon, c'mon
    Alright, Wooh!

    (Talking)
    Yeah, yeah, yeah, uh, one more time
    Yo, anybody can tell you how it is
    What we putting down right here is how it is and how it could be
    Reflection Eternal for real
    And with that-

    These cats is no match
    Plus they lack a certain knack for rapping
    Chasing but they never catch the wagon
    Like rerunning what's hap'ning
    Since back when
    They had potty issues and snotty tissues, we been rockin'
    Think you poppin' next year nobody will miss you
    My thoughts is too advanced for the artists on these labels
    They come sweeter than sabal and softer than mashed potatoes
    I tried to told you the rhymes run over emcees like Land Rovers
    Took 'em back in time like Sankofa, Sankofa.

    We stand over the Atlantic, looking broad like a man's shoulders
    The fire is trapped in a belly, ready to pop like canned soda
    We outlasting, from middle passage
    Touched down in New York
    Cincinnatay! Big Ohio status what you thought
    Money it's classic these bastards try to treat us like cattle
    So life has been a constant battle, battle
    Rising above the crabs in the barrel
    Way too used to living in death's shadow
    We stay on point like the best arrow, arrow
    We hit the target accurate
    Star shit, back it up
    When we hit town, y'all niggas pack it up
    That's how we get down, straight smash it up
    Like a whip, hydroplaning
    Hydro on the brain and maintaining
    Game changing into subtle shit, we remain blatant
    Yo, got to tell you to your face
    You get replaced in this game, by Kweli
    Place the face with the name
    These cats drink champagne and toast to death and pain
    Like slaves on a ship talking about who got the flyest chain

    (Talking)
    Yo, we the reflection of our ancestors
    We'd like to thank you for the building blocks you left us
    Cause your spirit possessed us
    Yo, you blessed us
    Thank you very much (7x)

    Yo, we the reflection of our ancestors
    We'd like to thank you for the building blocks you left us
    Cause your spirit possessed us
    Yo, you blessed us
    Thank you very much
    God bless you (7x)
    This song was submitted on October 27th, 2004 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © WINDSWEPT HOLDINGS LLC.
    Written by T K Greene, Tony Cottrell, W Irvine.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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