Common Be (intro) Lyrics

Be Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Be (intro)
  • 2 The Corner
  • 3 GO!
  • 4 Faithful
  • 5 Testify
  • 6 Love Is…
  • 7 Chi-City
  • 8 The Food (live)
  • 9 Real People
  • 10 They Say
  • 11 It's Your World, Parts 1 & 2
  • I wanna be as free as the spirits of those who left
    I'm talkin' Malcolm, Coltrane, my man Yusef
    Through death grew conception, new breath and resurrection
    For moms, new steps in her direction, in the right way
    Told inside is where the fight lay
    And everything a ***** do may not be what he might say
    Chicago nights stay, stay on the mind
    But I write many lives and lay on these lines
    Wave the signs of the times
    Many say the grind's on the mind
    Shorties blunted-eyed and everyone wonderin' where I'm
    Bush pushing lies, killers immortalized
    We got arms but won't reach for the skies
    Waiting for the Lord to rise
    I look into my daughter's eyes
    And realize I'ma learn through her
    The Messiah, might even return through her
    If I'ma do it, I gotta change the world through her
    Furs and a Benz, Gramps wantin 'em
    Demons and old friends, Pops they hauntin' him
    The chosen one from the land of the frozen sun
    When drunk nights get remembered more than sober ones
    Walk like warriors, we were never told to run
    Explored the world to return to where my soul begun
    Never looking back or too far in front of me
    The present is a gift, and I just wanna be

    Written by: Choker Campbell, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Kanye West, Kanye Omari West
    Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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