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released May 8, 2014

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Track Name: Intoxicated
INTOXICATED

Intro:

(3x)

Why do I feel intoxi…

Verse 1:

The new American psycho called himself Yeezus

Nori Charge Treble we butt heads (Butt-Head) like Beavis

Not an opportunity that I can pass up

Catapult passed where I am to get my cash up

No but it’s not about that

Fulfilling my dream yeah it’s all about that

Chasing the cheese caught in the mouse trap

Slow process no it’s never asap

Long live the effort

Brush in hand mirror on top of the dresser

Back in the day never thought of the pressure

Gotta do it better if you wanna do it forever

Lights so bright

Emotion high like a kite

Man this is so amazing

This feeling’s intoxicating…what?

Chorus:

(4x)

I want that feeling back

Why do I feel intoxicated?

(2x)

I feel intoxicated oh no it was not anticipated

Verse 2:

Part two starts now if you’re feeling this hands up in the crowd

If you’re feeling this hands up in the crowd

Part two starts now if you’re feeling this hands up in the crowd

If you’re feeling this hands up in the crowd

They told me stay simple on that party tip

On point with jazz (Jazz) stock ton (Stockton) of assists

I couldn’t resist

BlakDenim in this bumble bee with an itch

Lights so bright

Emotion high like a kite

Man this is so amazing

This feeling’s intoxicating…what?

Chorus:

(4x)

I want that feeling back

Why do I feel intoxicated?

(2x)

I feel intoxicated oh no it was not anticipated

(4x)

Ya ya ya ya ya ya ya

(4x)

I want that feeling back

(4x)

Why do I feel intoxi…
Track Name: Horticulture
HORTICULTURE

Verse 1:

They say the root is only as strong as the fertilizer
Under the lamp post all you see is minors
Sad story played in c minor
Plural ab original (Aboriginal) read the liners
No post botox shit
Who made decisions based on facts economic?
I understand shoes we used to polish
We were brought here but think about being abolished
One was a blood murdered for his bandana
But the murderer’s ancestry’s from Tampa
Both reppin’ with a weapon act heinous
We need assistance we don’t need surveillance
Nobody worried about the issues though
This is way bigga than a Jigga flow
Tell me who’s worried about the oil?
Officer I’m just planting seeds in the soil

Chorus:

Horticulture
They just wanna whore the culture
Horticulture
If birds flock together then politicians are vultures…I push knowledge

(Female vocalist)

(2x)

Is it ever enough?
Would you even know?
You have been warned
You reap what you sow

Verse 2:

Reaganomics affected the black youths money knowledge
Product on the boat dollars flooding the wallet
Jewelry, liquor, chicks and chronic
Fuck with me you know I got it
Tell me if they’ve ever told you
That untaught history books are what molded you
They still mold the youth
How can you know the truth’s root if they pulled the tooth?
Audio, video, media, retina
Forget the wool tell me where it’s tailored from
So what’s the problem?
Telling me you had no hand in the renaissance of Harlem
Fast forward broadcast new masters
Chain on the neck fatherless literal bastard
Tell me who’s worried about the oil?
Officer I’m just planting seeds in the soil

Chorus:

Horticulture
They just wanna whore the culture
Horticulture
If birds flock together then politicians are vultures…I push knowledge

(Female vocalist)

(2x)

Is it ever enough?
Would you even know?
You have been warned
You reap what you sow

Verse 3:

People get arrested for what they grow in their backyard
Taxpayers’ money going to the task force
Intent to distribute I get that though
Same money is fueling a Ford (Rob Ford) I read the reports
Monsanto bunch of fuckin’ assholes
Taking revenue from who they label as vatos
Ironic who approved it anyway
Is probably eating organic food in his motorcade
Bitch I got more to say
‘Cause I don’t like to be used as a pro-j…
E-c-t the e-t-c
Is what they keep from we on that TV screen
They control what they feed us
Oppose and the leaders may try to delete us
Tell me who’s worried about the oil?
Officer I’m just planting seeds in the soil

Chorus:

Horticulture
They just wanna whore the culture
Horticulture
If birds flock together then politicians are vultures…I push knowledge

(Female vocalist)

(2x)

Is it ever enough?
Would you even know?
You have been warned
You reap what you sow
Track Name: One Hit
ONE HIT

Verse 1:

Did I ever think that I would get to this point?
Spit fluid into ears let the lyrics annoint
Not really but brain remains blessed
Fearlessly rolled through obstacles two ways I’m intrepid
Set goals for myself that I had to acknowledge
And one of those goals was that I had to graduate from college
Now I got a piece of paper claiming that I got knowledge
But what does that mean if that’s not what you really wanted
A waste of money or a good plan B
I don’t know but in time we shall see
Now I’m working in the field that I graduated from
But I’d rather a place to place my dedication
End of the day I place my day in a song
Attempt to decompress any type of depression
This is what I think about from dusk ‘til dawn
And if you read between the lines then this is right where I belong

Chorus (2x):

(Female vocalist)

Don’t wanna be a one hit wonder
So I wonder
Because I don’t wanna be a goner
Will I be here next year?

Verse 2:

Damn what a homie gotta do?
He just wanna stick around he don’t wanna bid adieux
So he turns to Facebook and tries to add you
In hopes you’ll follow his words, Book of Matthew
His new Testament that you’re listenin’ to
Two ways unbelievable, Kris Kringle
‘Cause kid you either believe or you don’t
Or you just can’t believe the shit that he wrote
But he still feels neglected
He feels they won’t link because the lack of necklace they on some neck shit
I said some neck shit ‘cause on my next shit
I want them to turn their heads and say you’re next kid
To be live on stage with no edit
Born to a new world of criticism on your exit
Nervous feels the pressure but he ready for it
Enticed by bright lights and night life can’t ignore it

Chorus (2x):

(Female vocalist)

Don’t wanna be a one hit wonder
So I wonder
Because I don’t wanna be a goner
Will I be here next year?

Verse 3:

I’m on stage and people sing my song back at me
Just the thought of that would make my ass happy
But it breeds jealousy and people wanna attack me
The only cuffs I wanna deal with are the ones on my khakis
I hope this feeling never goes away
But the fact of the matter is that it could leave today
Makes you wonder after one hit how someone could plummet
Shit I am just being honest
They did it with consistency
Meaning I gotta do it more consistently
Number one on Billboard maximum exposure
Still their house get taken over by foreclosure
Handle your business bring music to the masses
Spotlight off the tint of your glasses
Follow your dreams is what I have to say
Nothing set in stone so I pray everyday

Chorus (2x):

(Female vocalist)

Don’t wanna be a one hit wonder
So I wonder
Because I don’t wanna be a goner
Will I be here next year?
Track Name: So Cold
SO COLD

Verse 1:

Check the sleeve no emotion
Elixir kind of potion my mind floating now I’m so frozen
I’ve gone numb
Didn’t think I’d be the individual to succumb
Needless to say that it’s been a bad day
Pathetic fallacy clouds are a tad grey
Down with the rain; rain on the pane
Pain on the brain; brain’s Novocain
You can’t tell me nothing
Baby please keep the drinks coming
I’m by that bar right you know the bar life
Vodka on sprite modern day Walter Cronkite
Do I give you news or half truths?
That’s for you to decipher alright sir
Evasive of what the issue is
Minus Celsius I can tell you this

Chorus:

I’m so cold
Sometimes this life’s too real
I’m so cold
It will take time to heal
I’m so cold
Thoughts spinning like a wheel
I’m so cold
Right now that’s how I feel

Verse 2:

What’s up with this what’s up with that?
How you maintainin’ remainin’ in contact?
No response any emotion I bottle that
Tryin’ to deal with issues by twisting this bottle cap like
Pour up, drink, head shot, drink
Staring into space barely able to blink
Blackin’ out on couches don’t care what you think
Face stone cold body lyin’ (lion) like a sphinx think
(Can it be that it was all so simple then?)
Messing with my mental detrimental to my temple
When will the good intercept?
Tears avalanche down the face snowball effect
Do I give you news or half truths?
That’s for you to decipher alright sir
Evasive of what the issue is
Minus Celsius I can tell you this

Chorus:

I’m so cold
Sometimes this life’s too real
I’m so cold
It will take time to heal
I’m so cold
Thoughts spinning like a wheel
I’m so cold
Right now that’s how I feel

Bridge:

Sitting and reflecting at this party tonight
Thinking to myself how to make it right
Future uncertain as a rolling dice
Heart cold even in these flashing lights
Trying to remember what I’m fighting for
All means nothing if my soul is poor
Not gonna feel this way no more, no more

Chorus:

I’m so cold
Sometimes this life’s too real
I’m so cold
It will take time to heal
I’m so cold
Thoughts spinning like a wheel
I’m so cold
Right now that’s how I feel
Track Name: Hold Up Hold On
HOLD UP HOLD ON

Chorus:

Hold up hold on
You’re looking at the new me
Hold up hold on
You’re the only one that knew me
Hold up hold on
Right now I’m focused on we
Hold up hold on
Hold up hold on

(Female Vocalist)
I guess you did not hear what I said
You can just climb right outta my bed
Cuz I am through done bein’ misled
I am not blind
You will find
I am done
Call her instead

Verse 1:

Hold up girl
You know that I can’t get enough girl
Erupt out the heart with the love girl
Hand in a cuff yeah you know that’s what’s up girl
Let your wall down
Now let your hair down you aware now
I ain’t here to play around
Back in the day I used to keep a spare around
Sex drive now it’s on to the next vibe
Baby please don’t give me exile
Thought I was Swift like Stromile
‘Cause I decide to give my ex dial
You upset I’m a suspect
‘Cause I ain’t even home from the club yet
Drunk fell asleep sending a text
You mad and I ain’t even up yet

Chorus:

Hold up hold on
You’re looking at the new me
Hold up hold on
You’re the only one that knew me
Hold up hold on
Right now I’m focused on we
Hold up hold on
Hold up hold on

(Female Vocalist)
I guess you did not hear what I said
You can just climb right outta my bed
Cuz I am through done bein’ misled
I am not blind
You will find
I am done
Call her instead

Verse 2:

Present day didn’t think that I would write about it
You’re right about it my vision’s clouded your lips are pouted
Nah there is no way around it
Your body my hands, arms wanna surround it
Wanna explore you like a monument
For reference I flick a couple of pics
Front row got my court side tics
My French rooster’s only reserved for one chick
Ha baby that’s you
Thinking more permanent like a tattoo
One day I determined that it was not cool
Been deservin’ it and earnin’ it since like day two
Day one was love at first sight
Believe in love so I’ll fight
For it and I’ll be the winner
You gon’ reconsider when I take you for dinner

Chorus:

Hold up hold on
You’re looking at the new me
Hold up hold on
You’re the only one that knew me
Hold up hold on
Right now I’m focused on we
Hold up hold on
Hold up hold on

(Female Vocalist)
I guess you did not hear what I said
You can just climb right outta my bed
Cuz I am through done bein’ misled
I am not blind
You will find
I am done
Call her instead