Beenie Man Back Against the Wall Lyrics

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CD 1
  • 1 Dude
  • 2 King of the Dancehall
  • 3 Love All Girls
  • 4 Dr. Know
  • 5 Grindacologist
  • 6 Get on Bad
  • 7 Good Woe
  • 8 Doctor Mi Rate Yu
  • 9 Set Away
  • 10 Eloh
  • 11 All Girls Party
  • 12 Pu**y Language
  • 13 D-O or G-O
  • 14 If a Neva God
  • 15 Back Against the Wall
  • Whoa, na, na, yeah, yeah, ya zagga, nagga, now, now
    Oh lord, well, I gotta friend called Tony
    Who been build a one ? from mi was a baby
    His nickname afta dat is money
    Let mi give dem di whole story, yeah, ya, ya

    As a juvenile in di ghetto were growin' up
    Their big guns wanted boy have showin' us
    And they keep tell him everyday that gun is no toy
    Till policeman back him up

    Shoot out his way, escape, he's fabulous
    Jamaican most wanted, he's dangerous
    People dem a say this is one cantankerous boy

    Hey, but now di back against di wall
    (Back against di wall)
    Likkle yuh know yuh would a fall
    (Know yuh would a fall)
    Seh dat yuh badda than all
    But yuh shouldn't lick di bank down at di mall
    (Bank down at di mall)

    Now yuh modda pon har belly and a bawl
    (Pon har belly and a bawl)
    When man mek dat phone call
    (Oh, now, now, now, now)

    Juan, he was a victim of circumstances
    Di system weh dem have yah it create this crisis
    Yuh see a ghetto yute with a gun na, call him no boy
    His gunshot to rahtid

    Lock off jobs in all di communities
    As a ghetto yute yuh have a few opportunities
    Lack of education wid all we abilities stall, hey, ya

    But when yuh back against di wall
    (Back against di wall)
    Likkle yuh know yuh would a fall
    (Know yuh would a fall)
    Seh dat yuh badda than all

    Mon yuh shouldn't lick di bank down at di mall
    (Bank down at di mall)
    Now yuh modda pon har belly and a bawl
    (Pon har belly and a bawl)
    When man mek dat phone call
    (Oh, now, now, now, now)

    It's like workin' at a hospital, yuh can't afford fi see innah
    Workin' at a restaurant, yuh can't afford a food innah
    Workin' at a butty poor, yuh can't afford a shoes innah
    Feel se dat me right mi fren? No rasta

    Well, policeman find a gun weh forty man, gone a prison fah?
    Know seh Santa Claus neva visit dis, yah rasta, yah
    Neva visit di yute dem in di ghetto weh ya suffa
    Oh, now, now, now, now, now, yeah

    Ghetto yute it's time for us to be strong
    Whoa, lawd, lawd, lawd
    Yute man wise up and live as one, yeah, yah, yah, yah
    'Cause everyday a black man kill anodda black man, whoa
    Di system create by Babylon, so fire bun pon Vatican

    So now yuh back against di wall
    (Back against di wall)
    Likkle yuh know yuh would a fall
    (Know yuh would a fall)
    Seh dat yuh badda than all
    But yuh shouldn't lick di bank down at di mall
    (Bank down at di mall)

    Now yuh modda pon har belly and a bawl
    (Pon har belly and a bawl)
    When man mek dat phone call
    (Oh, Lord)
    Now yuh back against di wall
    (Back against di wall)
    Likkle yuh know yuh would a fall
    (Know yuh would a fall)

    Seh dat yuh badda than all
    But yuh shouldn't lick di bank dung at di mall
    (Bank dung at di mall)
    Now yuh modda pon har belly and a bawl
    (Pon har belly and a bawl)
    When man mek dat phone call
    (Oh, now, now, now, now, yeah, ah)

    That's all I got to say about dat yuh know
    Ghetto yute be wise and realize

    Written by: Chad Simpson, Moses Davis, Donovan Thompson
    Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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