Public Enemy feat. Large Professor & Cormega Catch the Thrown Lyrics

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Digital Media 1
  • 1 Run ’til It’s Dark
  • 2 Get Up Stand Up
  • 3 Most of My Heroes Still...
  • 4 I Shall Not Be Moved
  • 5 Get It In
  • 6 Hoover Music
  • 7 Catch the Thrown
  • 8 Rltk
  • 9 Truth Decay
  • 10 FassFood
  • 11 WTF?
  • [Hook]
    What you reap, is what you sow
    And what you keep, is what you owe
    And what the people want to know is
    Who's gonna catch the thrown?
    And what you got, is what they want
    And what they see, they sat they need
    And people bleedin', from the greed
    Now who's gonna catch the thrown?

    [Verse 1]
    Thrown at, thrown under
    Thrown to the side
    Throwing up disgusted, so we're throwin' down
    Thrown under the bus draggin' on the ground
    Power to the people salutin' the underground
    Against those standing in mansions, spittin' down at us
    From up their higher ground
    Feed the people, fight the power, fix the poor
    But that 1% done shut the door
    In God we trust our money, it's a slap in the face
    To the rest of the whole human race
    Post racial wealth and taste, change a name
    But you can't change race in the United States
    People say they're kings, plus say they're queens
    If we all don't eat, what does it all mean?
    We watch and listen, but I'll leave it alone
    But who's gonna catch the thrown?

    [Hook]
    What you reap, is what you sow
    And what you keep, is what you owe
    And what the people want to know is
    Who's gonna catch the thrown?
    And what you got, is what they want
    And what they see, they sat they need
    And people bleedin', from the greed
    Now who's gonna catch the thrown?

    [Verse 2]
    Divide and conquer, the oldest trick in the game
    Is the one between the people who are really the same
    As the rich get richer, the poor get bitcin'
    The people keep kissin', the feds don't listen
    This recession's seen a black depression
    Situation of a nation headed for desperation
    No quarterback gets sacked on the couch
    The sound of black America is "Ouch!"
    Governments don't love you and president executions
    End up looking like some final solutions
    Murder is an institution backed up and hacked up
    By some handwritten, constitution
    Do what you do! Buddhist, Christian, Hindu
    Muslim and Hebrew, you're all what you do
    I be seeing human beings that stew, yet
    Never have so many been screwed by so few!
    We watch the kings and queens and what they owe
    But who's gonna catch the thrown?

    [Pre-Hook]
    There's a man going 'round takin' names

    [Verse 3: Cormega]
    The system is designed to incriminate
    Genocide was devised to eliminate
    Equality is a myth
    They had me in jail for a crime I didn't even commit
    A stereotype
    They feel every color is inferior, right?
    Brothers who resist are considered a threat
    From Sitting Bull, to Malcolm X
    In the land of the free, and suspect elections
    John Kennedy had the mob connections
    President Reagan sold guns to Iraq
    Yet they try to say that criminals are all black
    What's up with these corrupt politicians?
    Them drugs they be shippin', but they never go to prison
    This fucked up system better never try to bag me
    Fuck Zimmerman, he's guilty, clearly

    [Bridge]
    Catch the thrown!
    You've got to testify
    Is that the one percent that you need
    Says that you occupy
    Catch the thrown!
    I've got to testify
    Is that the one percent that y'all want
    You've got to occupy

    [Pre-Hook]
    There's a man going 'round takin' names

    [Verse 4]
    Free the mind prisoners, but they ain't listening
    F the po-po, but who that whistling?
    Foes making a killing, Juxtaposed against those givin' a livin'
    Give me shelter, cause these issues be official
    Is the need to feed replaced by the greed?
    I ain't tryin' to yell at you or sell to you
    Some B.S. they already told to you
    End up being sold to you, did I mention?
    The cheapest price is to pay attention
    Now the test is just being at your best
    With that you can hold your own
    But who's gonna catch the thrown?

    [Hook]
    What you reap, is what you sow
    And what you keep, is what you owe
    And what the people want to know is
    Who's gonna catch the thrown?
    And what you got, is what they want
    And what they see, they sat they need
    And people bleedin', from the greed
    Now who's gonna catch the thrown?

    [Outro: Flavor Flav]
    Ay yo Chuck, I think we got this shit under wraps, son
    Dun said, dun said, dun said
    Let's get the F up outta here, man

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