One Love Lyrics - Nas
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What's up kid? I know shit is rough doing your bid
When the cops came you should've slid to my crib
Fuck it black, no time for looking back it's done
Plus congratulations you know you got a son
I heard he looks like you, why don't your lady write you?
Told her she should visit, that's when she got hyper
Flippin, talk about he acts too rough
He didn't listen he be riffin' while I'm telling him stuff
I was like yeah, shorty don't care, she a snake too
Fucking with the niggas from that fake crew that hate you
But yo, guess who got shot in the dome-piece?
Jerome's niece, on her way home from Jones Beach - it's bugged
Plus little Rob is selling drugs on the dime
Hangin out with young thugs that all carry 9's
At night time there's more trife than ever
What's up with Cormega, did you see 'em, are y'all together?
If so then hold the fort down, represent to the fullest
Say what's up to Herb, Ice and Bullet
I left a half a hundred in your commissary
You was my nigga when push came to shove
One what? one love
Dear Born, you'll be out soon, stay strong
Out in New York the same shit is going on
The crack-heads stalking, loud-mouths is talking
Hold, check out the story yesterday when I was walking
The nigga you shot last year tried to appear like he hurtin' something
Word to mother, I heard him fronting
And he be pumping on your block
Your man gave him your glock
And now they run together, what up son, whatever
Since I'm on the streets I'm gonna put it to a cease
But I heard you blew a nigga with a ox for the phone piece
Whylin on the Island, but now with Elmira
Better chill cause them niggas will put that ass on fire
Last time you wrote you said they tried you in the showers
But maintain when you come home the corner's ours
On the reels, all these crab niggas know the deal
When we start the revolution all they probably do is squeal
But chill, see you on the next V-I
I gave your mom dukes loot for kicks, plus sent you flicks
Your brother's buck whylin' in four maine he wrote me
He might beat his case, 'til he come home I play it low key
So stay civilised, time flies
Though incarcerated your mind (dies)
I hate it when your mum cries
It kinda wants to make me murder, for real-a
I've even got a mask and gloves to bust slugs for one love
Sometimes I sit back with a Buddha sack
Mind's in another world thinking how can we exist through the facts
Written in school text books, bibles, et cetera
Fuck a school lecture, the lies get me vexed-er
So I be ghost from my projects
I take my pen and pad for the weekend
Hitting L's while I'm sleeping
A two day stay, you may say I need the time alone
To relax my dome, no phone, left the 9 at home
You see the streets have me stressed somethin terrible
Fucking with the corners have a nigga up in Bellevue
Or h.d.m., hit with numbers from 8 to 10
A future in a maximum state pen is grim
So I comes back home, nobody's helping shorty doo-wop
Rollin two Phillies together in the Bridge we called 'em oowops
He said, "Nas, niggas could be bustin' off the roof
So I wear a bullet proof and pack a black tres-deuce"
He inhaled so deep, shut his eyes like he was sleep
Started coughing, one eye peeked to watch me speak
I sat back like the mack, my army suit was black
We was chillin' on these benches where he pumped his loose cracks
I took the l when he passed it, this little bastard
Keeps me blasted he starts talking mad shit
I had to school him, told him don't let niggas fool him
'cause when the pistol blows the one that's murdered be the cool one
Tough luck when niggas are struck, families fucked up
Could've caught your man, but didn't look when you bucked up
Mistakes happen, so take heed never bust up
At the crowd catch him solo, make the right man bleed
Shorty's laugh was cold blooded as he spoke so foul
Only twelve trying to tell me that he liked my style
Then I rose, wiping the blunts ash from my clothes
Then froze only to blow the herb smoke through my nose
And told my little man that I'm a go cyprose
There's some jewels in the skull that he can sell if he chose
Words of wisdom from Nas try to rise up above
Keep an eye out for Jake shorty wop
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hec | Reviewer: Anonymous | 12/11/09
yo from a real 90's kidd this song speaks the soul of a brother on the outside of jail and how he wants to keep in touch with his bros locked up thats real music right there not gucci man am so icy wtf does that mean?
real hip hop | Reviewer: on da s.p.o.t | 7/23/09
yesterday i was just chillin in my room on youtube and i watched the video for this song and DAMN i cant stop listening to it.real hip hop lives on its just hard to find,but when you do,shit is golden son
NaS pisses excellence ! | Reviewer: Anonymous | 1/19/09
yo, i just watch belly for the 50th time and i love the part when nas is sitting on the bench talking to the lil shorty. Teaching him about life, every part in that scene is from this song. it is soo ill.
"then i rose
wiping the blunts ash from my clothes
only to blow the herb smoke through my nose"
ill-matic | Reviewer: Kevin Boateng aka Thermo | 3/18/08
l gotta begin by sayin this song is crazy!
l love the lyrics used and the way nas spits his ryhmes.
but, l dont think this is 1 of his best songs, yea its got heart n ere-thin like that but he has sum other crazy songs.
payaso | Reviewer: 401 Nigga | 2/7/08
To be honest this is probablly one of his best songs. One mic is good but this song has much more heart to it bcuz its literally everything that happened in his life.None of it is bullshut jus pure truth and thats wat really makes this song. When i first heard this song I kne this nigga was a genius.
this is real hp-hop | Reviewer: Omar S. | 4/29/07
yo nasd, this here was fire, your illmatic album is without doubt number 1, just let them haters know this, they can't touch ya` knowledge and intelligeance, yo i'm out shorty, -one love-
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