Brand Nubian Down for the Real Lyrics

Everything Is Everything Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Word Is Bond
  • 2 Straight off da Head
  • 3 Weed vs. Weaves (interlude)
  • 4 Nubian Jam
  • 5 Alladat
  • 6 Step Into da Cipher
  • 7 Sweatin’ Bullets
  • 8 Lookin’ at God (interlude)
  • 9 Lick Dem Muthaphuckas (remix)
  • 10 Another Day in the Beast (Thoughts From a Criminal)
  • 11 Claimin’ I’m a Criminal
  • 12 Gang Bang
  • 13 Down for the Real
  • 14 Return of the Dread
  • 15 What the Fuck…
  • 16 Hold On
  • Y'all *****s hurry up. Go in there, buck them *****s and get the **** out,
    Don't be playin, dogg playin', yahearwhutI'msayin? Kill them *****s and get
    The **** back so we can stay ballin, we'll be chillin' right here
    "Eh *****, I want to know if you're ready to do this ****? You ready to do
    This **** or what, ************? And don't be actin like no ***** when we
    Get the **** out, man"
    "Is you down, *****?"
    Well if you're down say you're down, if you're scared, say you scared
    This is the real, don't **** around and come unprepared
    Or you might lose your life on the mean streets
    Middle of the night when the **********in' fiends meet
    Hold your grip tight yo, don't let it slip
    You gotta keep your tool for the fools that want to trip
    And if they want to trip, send em on a vacation
    All expenses paid for a devil's cremation
    Can't be no contemplation, 'cause if he busts first you're gettin' burst, uhh
    Layin' on your back, I guess what I'm sayin, black, is that
    If you ain't down then don't **** around
    "Is you down, *****?" 'cause the **** gets thick in my town
    This ain't a TV show or a song from the radio
    Murder on the streets, yo, is at a high ratio
    So it ain't no time for playin
    You takes the nine and I'ma be sprayin'
    Now what the ****'s this look in your eye? You're lookin' nervous, *****
    Earlier tonight you was all ready to service, *****
    Now your trigger ain't got no itch
    You're attitude switch like a **********in' *****
    I can see through your expression that you're vessin'
    Feelin' crazy pet, lookin' like you want to jet
    But now the **** is obvious, you just can't deal
    I gotta find another ***** down for the real, "Is you down, *****?"
    Are you down for the real?
    Real lifestyle's where *****s run wild
    Day after day the product line is a mile
    A ***** got his eye aimed on what's mines
    I gots ta lay low 'cause my PO is thorough
    He keep checkin' every borough 'cause my address pad is thick
    *****s be actin wild 'cause they girl be on my ****
    This kid downtown don't like me, he say he want me dead
    He even put up cash and put a price on my head
    At first I can't sweat it but my little man got hit
    We had a lotta thrills but now he's buried in the Catskills
    Rumor has it, that bein' with me's a target
    My crew go less and less and I resort to wearin' a vest
    Ain't got no type of fans, just me and my mans
    We be drawin' up plans that include the use of guns
    Try to stay alive so we can spare no use of funds
    A month or two blows, a whole year blows
    Are we still on our toes as we guzzle all the Moet?
    Two drunken poets as the first shots hit
    My man don't duck quick and gets hit in the chest
    I just got nicked 'cause I had on the vest
    Now I'm dashin', cars in the garage
    Run past the Path' run past the Dodge
    Rumble for the keys, made it to my ****
    The AK can spray now *****s is gettin' hit, "Is you down, *****?"
    Are you down for the real?

    [Chorus]
    Are you down for the real, ************s?, "Is you down, *****?"
    Are you down for the real? , "Is you down, *****?"
    Now are you down with the real *** *****s? , "Is you down, *****?"
    Now tell me if you're down for the real? , "Is you down, *****?"

    [Repeat x10]
    "Is you down, *****?"

    Written by: Derek Murphy, James Preston, Jay E. Sr. Nichols, Jerome Dickens, Lorenzo Dechalus, Ralph F. Rolle
    Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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