The Lie

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A song featured on "ameriBLACKKK" from F.Y.I.

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"The Lie" lyrics from "ameriBLACKKK"

written by L. Marshall for Heat Lamp Music (ASCAP)

Chorus:
Does it love me / Or love me not / I done played the fool / For the very last time / My pastor says be strong / I can't keep holding on / To living a lie

Verse 1:
They fake it / Till you make it / Success is not regretted / But when people make it / It's prosthetic / Lying to self / Becomes natural / For the wrong reasons / Cheating Jesus / For devil's hand outs / They still reaching / What factual? / Is bae's attitude / Connected to / A solar system / She on a yoga mat / High on plants / Stretched for wisdom / Popped a Xanny / Deserted family / Party girl statistic / Implanted lies / About her image / Gives a different picture / Paranoid politicians / Create panic / For the right to bear arms / Guns up everyone's sleeve / How much freedom is ours? / If you in the gym listening / You best believe in these bars / Criminalize my history / Had me guilty as charged / Until I unveiled the mystery / About my story from God / I'm valuable because of Him / Money talk is mirage / Ask Vegas / Nothing sacred / You see it / But you rubbing your eyes / Blinded inside / Loving a lie

Chorus

Verse #2:
Please God / Protect this unborn child of mine / To lead the nation / To the Truth / In a world of lies / The CIA / Can't deny / Cooking cocaine pies / Till everyone in LA / Was strung out / Pulling knives / For a slice of the American cheese / Scranton Judge doing life / Because of American greed / This is business as usual / Destroy a man / While he juvenile / Now he on parole / Burning dabs / Writing raps / Another high high kid / Living in low standards / More alert than Amber / Forever lost / Searching for dad / In the fam / Foolish pride is scam / Murderers test life / When prison's the exam / Missing your son's birthday celebrations / To protect a reputation / For a block / You don't own / 4th grader thoughts / Shouldn't school a man's that's grown / You see it / But you rubbing your eyes / Blinded inside / Loving a lie

Chorus

Verse #3:
The road to the upper class / Did you finish the course? / Entry-level job / Where's a choice / When student loans / Enslave the poor / At UCLA / Cooking Ramen Noodles / With tour de force / Freshmen / Bounced credit cards / Debt is hefty / Sallie Mae talking trash / To box you in / You fighting right / They want an advantage / Going lefty / Continue to write lines full of truth / Over these n*ggas / Yelling death speech / Over trap beats / In the hood / It's body over brains / For kids to entertain / Dreams of being a baller / More than espy / That's lie / No disrespect / To the OG Iverson / He wasn't the answer / Jersey sales / Don't stop the ghetto / From being in handcuffs / Cross dressing boys congratulated / Society says it's elevated / Girls mad / When they have to man up / No comedy / It's time to stand up / You see it / But you rubbing your eyes / Blinded inside / Loving a lie

Guitar solo (performed by Charles Glenn)

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from ameriBLACKKK, released May 19, 2017
Beat by Sir Jon Lee [Johnny Dower Jr (BMI)]
written by L. Marshall for Heat Lamp Music
Vocals by Kaye Fox
Engineered by Charles "Bass King" Glenn
Guitar by Charles "Bass King" Glenn
Vocals by Kaye Fox
Mixed By Charles "Bass King" Glenn @ King C's Music Studio (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
Recorded @ King C's Music Studio (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)

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F.Y.I. Los Angeles, California

F.Y.I. is a self-described "hueman" on a mission to color the world one song, tweet, and video at a time. His music features groundbreaking beats which compliments the always outspoken and sometimes controversial emcee on new chapters in his journey through life and beyond! ... more

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