Kanye West Through the Wire Lyrics

College Dropout: Video Anthology Track Listing
  • 1 Through the Wire
  • 2 Slow Jamz
  • 3 All Falls Down
  • 4 Two Words
  • 5 The New Workout Plan (extended version)
  • 6 Jesus Walks (Church version)
  • 7 Jesus Walks (Chris Milk version)
  • 8 Jesus Walks (Street version)
  • 9 Get 'em High (instrumental version)
    CD 2
  • 1 We Don't Care (reprise)
  • 2 Jesus Walks (remix)
  • 3 It's Alright
  • 4 The New Workout Plan (remix)
  • 5 Heavy Hitters
  • 6 Two Words (Cinematic)
  • 7 Never Let Me Down (Cinematic)
  • Yo G they can't stop me from rapping can they?
    Can they huh?
    I spit it through the wire man
    Too much stuff on my heart right now man
    I'll probably risk it all right now
    It's a life or death situation man
    Y'all don't really understand how I feel right now man
    It's your boy Kanye to the,
    Chi-Town what's going on man

    I drink a Boost for breakfast, and Ensure for dizzert
    Somebody ordered pancakes I just sip the sizzurp
    That right there could drive a sane man bizzerk
    Not to worry the Mr H-to-the-izzo's back to wizzerk
    How do you console my mom or give her life support
    When you telling her her son's on life support
    And just imagine how my girl feel
    On the plane scared as hell that her guy look like Emitt Till
    She was with me before the deal she been trying to be mine
    She a delta so she been throwing that Dynasty sign
    I'm use to trying to reline
    I been trying to signed
    Trying to be a millionaire
    How I use two lifelines
    In the same hospital where Biggie Smalls died
    The doctor said I had blood clots
    But I ain't Jamaican man
    Story on MTV and I ain't trying to make a band
    I swear this right here is history in the making man

    I really apologize how I sound right now man
    If it's unclear at all, man
    They got my mouth wired shut for like I don't know the doctor said for like six weeks
    You know we had reconstru,
    I had reconstructive surgery on my jaw
    Looked in the mirror half my jaw was missing and half my mouth, ya kno
    I couldn't believe it
    But I'm still here for y'all right now yo
    This is what I gotta say yo
    Yeah, turn me up yeah

    What if somebody from the Chi was ill got a deal on the hottest rap label around
    But he wasn't talking bout coke and birds it was more like spoken word
    Except he really putting it down
    And he explained the story about how blacks came from glory
    And what we need to do in the game
    Good dude, Bad night, Right place, Wrong time
    In the blink of an eye his whole life changed
    If you could feel how my face felt you would know how Mase felt
    Thank God I ain't too cool for the safe belt
    I swear to God drive two on the sue
    I got lawyer for the case to keep what's in my safe; safe
    My dogs couldn't tell if I
    I look Tom Cruise on Vanilla Sky, it was televised
    It's been an accident like GEICO
    They thought I was burnt up like Pepsi did Michael
    I must gotta angel
    Cause look how death missed his ***
    Unbreakable, would you thought they called me Mr. Glass
    Look back on my life like the ghost of Christmas past
    Toys are Us where I used to spend that Christmas cash
    And I still won't grow up, I'm a grown *** kid
    Swear I should be locked up for stupid **** that I did
    But I'm a champion, so I turned tragedy to triumph
    Make music that's fire, spit my soul through the wire

    Know what I'm saying
    When the doctor told me I had a um, I was goin to have a plate on my chin
    I said dog don't you think didn't you realize I'll never make it on the plane now
    It's bad I got all this jewelry on
    Can't be serious man

    Thanks to John Williams for the correction

    Written by: David Foster, Tom Keane, Cynthia Weil
    Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., THE BICYCLE MUSIC COMPANY

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