Vital Sound

by Monkey Marc

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No Surrender Who dem, cyaan cool So mi go so yow Babylon days are numbered I see dem a fall and slumber I heard dem a bawl and blunder So easily they going down Babylon days are numbered I see dem a fall and slumber I hear dem a bawl and blunder So easily they going down Welcome to the streets of the tough life As a warrior me grow up with a rough life When we touch the corner, we nuh run drama Real gangsta nuh love spotlight When me step to the food no joke about it Hot fire start blaze and dem cyaan come out it Anything inna me way they better move Cause if you make a move to mi food you get the whole clip An mi say bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Money fi di poor me say, and through the weather Bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Better, better, better Hey Babylon a crosses Well di wrong set a youths dem go fass wid Wooi! Dem a snake under grass wid Nuff a dem go bow to the bosses Well a fireman a bun dem ago scorch wid So we ago bun dem to ashes A nuff youths dem have as hostage Say dem wah fi shoot dem like a partridge Wid dem cartridge Deh one yah name An mi say bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Money fi di poor me say, and through the weather Bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Better, better, better Bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Money fi di poor me say, and through the weather Bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Better, better, better Poor people a suffer so long me observe it Morning to night dem a offer dem service Do it for the children, mek sure preserve it Poor people more than willing and worthy Give dem everything and give dem more than that Give dem everything, and give dem more pan that Poor people foundation, and me sure bout that From the floor to the top An mi say bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Money fi di poor me say, and through the weather Bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Better, better, better Gangster rules, haffi know how fi hunt fi eat You haffi pressure the road, seven days a week To survive in the streets, dem ask how we dweet We tell them no surrender, me say no retreat We living in the days of the mob Ain’t no informing ting Don’t call the 5-0 They will kill you for the money that you have When you hand the gold to make the dough You better lie low. Every ghetto youths haffi reach somewhere Every ghetto youths haffi reach somewhere Every ghetto youths haffi reach somewhere Every ghetto youths haffi reach somewhere An mi say bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Money fi di poor me say, and through the weather Bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Better, better, better Bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Money fi di poor me say, and through the weather Bless up fi di poor Mek yuh mek yuh life better Better, better, better Babylon days are numbered I see dem a fall and slumber I heard dem a bawl and blunder So easily they going down Babylon days are numbered I see dem a fall and slumber I hear dem a bawl and blunder So easily they going down Pray for the best Pray for the best Pray for the best Pray for the best
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Rebel Code Monkey Marc Dutty Babylon cyaan give we nuh talk Babylon vex, tell dem we care zero Turbulence, Yeza and Black H3ro And we nah play with nobody Black soldiers coming in like a buffalo Try nah get inna we way Rebel dem a take over yuh place In comes the lyrical miracle spiritual Trapped inna di physical Ain’t talking ‘bout the cynical or the typical, listen to me We trod from Nazareth through valleys of death Over seas hazardous We fought for what we had So mother, father, sister, brother must set a plan inna Babylon From you get a choice Better double check it twice Many youths alive Just know their hands are tied And many youths are dying Mama she scream and cry Empress! Memba Marcus Garvey tell yuh say When you wake you haffi spread yuh bed Disagree dem call you terrorist Hey dis ya message have a code like wifi Mind like sky dive Everyday mi see another black youth pon mi timeline Yow I swear sometimes mi wonder when a my time Say dem serving justice but mi nah go join nuh long line It doesn't matter where you are, oh black men You've got something that they want And they keep coming for more Dem haffi come fi mi when mi company have di telescope Vision 2020 Goddess haffi represent Still a rude gyal Bangle Lady a mi genesis From di youths nah know di truth still haffi count the deficit We see di racists, dem waan erase we So we a go lace dem High up pon di trellis and mi haffi grow mi lettuce Cah mi nah go take no poison from di hands of mi enemy Careful of di program weh you watching on di Tele V Internet sensations a turn you inna waste man When you see di rebels, no it's not a playground And we coming in yuh city with di red ones With di flood and with di rain inna yuh stadium The rebellion must come Di rebellion is alive Tell dem say we kick off di roof long time Cause we’ve gotta rise Aye dutty Babylon BOOF! Size 10 inna yuh face Run up inna yuh place and prosecute yuh case Aye, look how much innocent lay to waste All because of you, give dem a taste (yow) Stay vigilant, assertive and firm Make we kick off di door and make di table turn (aye) Mama you nah cry fi yuh son again Light up di fire you hear, Babylon a burn We nah like how dem a gwaan Why you terrorize di poor? Mind you make we take to di streets with arms And shub yuh cabinet out di door Dem a rapist and pedophile, predator, leggo mi child Mi nah like yuh style, you vile, Scud missile Fi di wicked fi di wild, hypocrite and parasite, you’re soiled Pagan a fire tire and oil Who knows the feeling, we feel it God knows we live it, streets bleeding Like woah Riverton is all we breathe in Who knows the feeling, yeah mi feel it God knows we live it, streets bleeding Like woah, oh! This corruption is hard to breathe in Plastic masks a take over di planet overnight Black people dem a push up a di front of every fight Cyaan live if dem still a make a mockery of wi life Who a sleep you better check yuh pulse if yuh alive Formation a time now fi line up When di weapon's not a gun, it's saliva And nuff of dem a suicide fi designer Black king with yuh black queen beside you The way how we trod An how we handle it Beast yeah we’re trampling System we’re dismantling The devil yeah we’re strangling Jah energies we’re channelling Living remote in dem system Because mi tired of the anger, the blame The hurt and the shame See my people protesting over and over again And nothing nah change From I was a kid Yow it made up in my brain These things they must change So young Jedis, find the force inside, bruh Light that sabre Keep the furnace bright and burning Keep it bright and blazing Sidestep haters Plant some acres Keep the dreams and the goals dem going up and up Just like vapours Make the right choices, proper sacrifices Throw away the vices Cos many youths alive Just know their hands are tied And many youths are dying and Mama scream and cry They want us to give in and cry and die We’re so over all your promises and lies David will always slew Goliath, no surprise Victory Jah forces will survive Jah forces will survive The rebellion must come And tell ‘em say fi kick off the roof long time Cause we've gotta rise And some will say that we must wait in vain But we haffi live wi life, energize, everything prophecy Aye Oh, Babylon falling down
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Yaad N Abraad Yea yea yea yea yea, Rastafari know Same thing weh happen a yaad, it gwaan abraad Hey hey! Same thing weh happen a yaad, it gwaan abraad Oh lord! I say same thing weh happen a yaad gwaan abraad Same thing weh happen a yaad gwaan abraad Same thing weh happen a yaad gwaan abraad Same thing weh happen a yaad gwaan abraad Well we no mix up, we no mingle with no guy we no know Straight family man par wid so watch your approach I nah tun off from the mission King Selassie is I gold I’m begging every ghetto youths no sell out your soul And repatriate your mind Africa is the goal Straight like an arrow, Rasta never lean - oh no! I nuh want not a spliff from a guy me no know - watch it! Nuh go hear Dre Island drunk or parro Live inna glass house, them say you no fi throw stone So I know we haffi trod out a Rome and know the road code I man say Same thing weh happen a yaad, it gwaan abraad Hey hey! Same thing weh happen a yaad, it gwaan abraad Oh Lord! I say Same thing weh happen a yaad gwaan abraad Same thing weh happen a yaad gwaan abraad Same thing weh happen a yaad gwaan abraad Same thing weh happen a yaad gwaan abraad Light bill, water bill, everybody cry Gas rate, land tax gone sky high Corruption, destruction, political cry More guns than shelters for the homeless child Diseases have yuh wheezing and yuh don’t know why Coughing till yuh throat sore, no cure in sight Oppression, depression make gunshot fly Worst when pickney want food and that cyaan find Blood still a flow just like the River Nile Daytime colder than the nighttime Policemen a roam street say them a fight crime Still no truth cyaan read pan the primetime So physically mentally you affi strong Can’t weak heart when you out inna Babylon Got to stay focus and know your direction 'Cause outta Rome full up a nuff demon Same thing weh happen a yaad, it gwaan abraad Same thing weh happen a yaad, it gwaan abraad Oh Lord! I say Same thing weh happen a yaad, gwaan abraad Same thing weh happen a yaad, gwaan abraad Same thing weh happen a yaad, gwaan abraad Same thing weh happen a yaad, gwaan abraad I hear youths crying for justice, for justice Yet you give them religion injustice Just justice, just justice, just justice Yet you bring I division, not justice Same thing weh happen a yaad, gwaan abraad
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Amun Ra The fall of nations and empires has always come about first by the disorganized spirit — the disorganized sentiment of those who make up the nation or empire Life a bring a joy and Amun-Ra a di giver Man go burn a spliff and take a dip in a river Anyweh Babylon see di Rasta youth a trod dem a shiver Ancient like a shiva Negus no no neguh Man a wull a joy and Amun-Ra a di giver Man go burn a spliff then man guh tek a dip in a river Mi nuh nyam kidney mi nuh waah nuh rum fi mash up mi liver Ancient like a Shiva Yeah yeah Better believe wah mi go tell yuh Mi mek dah song yah pon cloud level Not just because mi a smoke Mi deh up a blue mountain Watch kinda look like a gold bezel Flow pon a level like Cochella Self-educated from time Know the cons and the pros well Ina one life dem use to call me Set Wah yuh know ‘bout shamanism Wah a the reason fi issues If yuh talk yuh missing The conglomerate a kill yuh if the mass a listen Dem a try take it back to the old days Try that then the matter missing Mek dat soak in Try that now, then the master missing Mi know nuff a you a wonder wah dat mean That's why yuh shouldn’t stop read Philosophies and opinions mi a sing pon a trap beat And mi stand up fi wah mi believe Coulda neva be an athlete Deh ina di mountain a stomp feet No concrete Life a bring a joy and Amun-Ra a di giver Man go burn a spliff and take a dip in a river Anyweh Babylon see di Rasta youth a trod dem a shiver Ancient like a shiva Negus no no neguh Man a wull a joy and Amun-Ra a di giver Man go burn a spliff then man guh tek a dip in a river Mi nuh nyam kidney mi nuh waah nuh rum fi mash up mi liver Ancient like a Shiva Light a spliff and puff a smoke Babylon nuh come near mi Izzy will buss yuh throat Kush heights serious mi see you is just a joke Rather live a bush like goat Before mi give yuh nuh support Yuh nuh see the city shitty Yea mi see it a choke While the average man a starve yuh cack up a eat yuh pork Yuh nuh fit fi mi vote Yuh brain ridiculously slow Drop a seed inna di ground and water it It a grow Yuh fi know Life a bring a joy and Amun-Ra a di giver Man go burn a spliff and take a dip in a river Anyweh Babylon see di Rasta youth a trod dem a shiver Ancient like a Shiva Negus no no neguh Man a wull a joy and Amun-Ra a di giver Man go burn a spliff then man guh tek a dip in a river Mi nuh nyam kidney mi nuh waah nuh rum fi mash up mi liver Ancient like a Shiva Riddim full a culture
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Give Thanks Yes more life and blessings Aye Monkey Marc This is Iba MaHr Your soulful teachings ‘cause Jah is love Just live and love your life I step away from the wrong and do the right Your soulful teachings ‘cause Jah is love Just live and love your life I step from the war and the strife Yes out of many we are one Iya seh now We nuh waan fi see no division So no more skull nah fi a bore *Sick(?) malnourish the poor?* yuh no see poverty knocking on every door Man haffi firm and strong up inna Gideon Rise every youths and make we look from the pavilion And if you lucky fi a earn a million Nuh bother pop style and bounce pon your bredda man I tell you Your soulful teachings ‘cause Jah is love Just live and love your life I step away from the wrong and do the right Your soulful teachings ‘cause Jah is love Just live and love your life I step from the war and the strife Yes roads are rocky and the hills are steep and mackas are scratchy and the gullies are deep Yes I nuh waan fi live up in the belly of the beast As some me know the ghetto youths a look dem food fi eat And the message weh me send it haffi reach Iya seh dis yah one yah skank off ya feet I still a bless up the humble and the meek I work seven days of the week Your soulful teachings ‘cause Jah is love Just live and love your life Step away from the wrong and do the right Your soulful teachings ‘cause Jah is love Yes this one is real This is Iba from afar Yeah yeah wooi Your soulful teachings ‘cause Jah is love Just love and love your life I step away from the war and strife Your soulful teachings ‘cause Jah is love *I is Jah … just let them know* I’n’I Out of many we are one Iya seh now I nuh waan fi see no division I seh n-no skull nah fi a bore *.......* Yes we kick down Babylon door now
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Willy Lynch Yow Monkey Marc Fyah Roiall you zimmi Yeah man Dat yute deh Lyricist, smarter than Willy Lynch Jamaican, African lineage And if me did deh bout inna the beginning Mi woulda tell Eve seh a mi she fi kick it with Mi triggering a couple brain cells itching in the back of mi mind Some top of the line ideas how fi Chop up every rhyme, one one at a time Cyaa see me at the back of any line, pan top man a climb Dem walk in my shoes? First time dem ever feel soul Look inna my mind First dem ever seen gold Forward motion mi never detour Will oppress the oppressor if mi never reach home Hella dem a wonder where mi getting these flows Weh wicked like politicians inna every zone Emancipate yourself you need fi take your freedom As easy and as quick as you give it Pon a level Already know who them nuh waa fi see pon a level That's why mi nuh fool wid dem policy pon a level Mi waa fi see who dem nuh waa fi see pon a level Reach up pon a level And mi seh pon a level Already know who them nuh waa fi see pon a level So mi nuh fool wid dem policy pon a level Mi waa fi see who dem nuh waa fi see pon a level Reach up pon a level Lyricist, smarter than Willy Lynch Jamaican, African lineage And if me did deh bout inna the beginning Mi woulda rid of Columbus before the pilgrimage For the most part right now it seems like Willy win Just take a likkle glimpse at the system we living in Single parents, grown people rejecting skin No trust, no love barely for even kids But that's not my business *sips tea* Mi never seen another free mind Since me But somehow mi know seh ones deh Out deh wid some open minds that broke the kinds of chains wah them did give we Bring me to the room with the truth And gimme a quick read With maybe a translator in case anuh English But no, that's too much right? But if mi wish fi a 16, that a quick reach That kinda sad Pon a level Already know who them nuh waa fi see pon a level That's why mi nuh fool wid dem policy pon a level Mi waa fi see who dem nuh waa fi see pon a level Reach up pon a level And mi seh pon a level Already know who them nuh waa fi see pon a level So mi nuh fool wid dem policy pon a level Mi waa fi see who dem nuh waa fi see pon a level Reach up pon a level Welcome the King the most lyrical Most lyrical in this land Is this man Them asking mi if this song is a diss track And mi nuh "no it is just strictly facts" Just lift this back from top then flick this back This deadly like when a snitch link with a Police and the ends get run in pon And bare ting pop off pon some Man weh not even a smoke Welcome the King the most lyrical Most lyrical in this land Is this man Them asking mi if this song is a diss track And mi nuh "no it is just strictly facts" Just lift this back from top then flick this back This deadly like when a snitch link with a Police and the ends get run in pon And bare ting pop off pon some Man weh not even a smoke Already know who dem nuh waa fi see pon a level That's why mi nuh fool wid dem policy pon a level Mi waa fi see who dem nuh waa fi see pon a level Reach up pon a level Pon a level Already know who dem nuh waa fi see pon a level So mi nuh fool wid dem policy pon a level Mi waa fi see who dem nuh waa fi see pon a level Reach up pon a level Bang Bang Fyah Roiall yuh zimmi
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Badness Drop the bomb Drop the bomb Truths and rights I a teach to di nation And mi a tell di youths stay far from guns and ammunition Don't be wrong Don't make my mistake be yuh downfall When you behind the prison wall & a bawl Listen this! Now! You never born fi bad so wah you bad fa then? A who a trick you say you bad? Nuh really matter then because You only talk the talk just like the rapper dem and when a time fi walk di walk yuh body lack oxygen Youths! Badness anuh game, it naav nuh referee Nuh carry time out so nuh bawl for cree The lawyer don't come court to work fi free So if you naav nuh fee, bwoy do nuh bada plea So live yuh likkle life like it's a souvenir Nuh imitate the guys dem in the movies, yuh hear? Dem gas you up like a balloon and now you're losing air You're in a hurry fi go hell, the devil will be there Watch yuh likkle life, it's like say you nuh care Jungle justice, dem will hang you like a chandelier And the cops they will give you a bangle fi wear And a this unu fi hear So mek mi tell you this Badness is a risk Finger pon di trigger and you pull it and you miss It never firm inna yuh fist You mash up all yuh wrist You wanted pon the list Yuh madda and yuh fadda, everybody you a diss Wanna be extortionist, waan live big? And a kiss kiss up yuh teeth like it a Wrigley’s Bout you a come fi mi food and yuh nuh business But a better yuh cool you fool, cos Badness anuh game, it naav nuh referee Nuh carry time out so nuh bawl for cree The lawyer don't come court to work fi free So if you naav nuh fee, bwoy do nuh bada plea Badness anuh game, it naav nuh referee Nuh carry time out so nuh bawl for cree Nuh dead nuh come back from di cemetery You haffi born fi this Cyaan be no wannabe Badness anuh game, it naav nuh referee Nuh carry time out so nuh bawl for cree Badness anuh game, it naav nuh referee Badness anuh game, it naav nuh referee Nuh carry time out so nuh bawl for cree Badness anuh game, it naav nuh referee
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Rasta Bwoy Yea yea Yeah man Fyah Roiall yuh zimmi Yeah mi smoke my weed anywhere and mi nuh response ‘bout siren, you get me Watch ya now! Waa waa waa, everyday Waa waa waa One bagga waa waa waa Mi nuh know a wah dem man yah Waa waa waa But mi nah have nothing wah yuh waa waa waa Waa waa waa, everyday Waa waa waa One bagga waa waa waa Mi nuh know a wah dem man yah Waa waa waa But mi nah have nothing wah yuh waa waa waa Everyday: Don’t move! Freeze rasta bwoy Put yuh hands where mi can see it Rasta bwoy Wah smell suh? Yuh stink of weed rasta bwoy Wah dat inna yuh waist? Mek mi see it rasta bwoy Wait, how yuh move suh? Yaa neat rasta bwoy? How yuh suh clean rasta bwoy? Yaa thief rasta bwoy Cuff him! No word yuh nuffi speak rasta bwoy Matter of fact, go up inna di jeep rasta bwoy Hold on, yuh neven a flinch rasta bwoy? Yaa laugh? Mi nah waa see yuh teeth rasta bwoy If a never day mi show yuh how we beat rasta bwoy Mad and mean rasta bwoy so we treat rasta bwoy Waa mi deal wid yuh like Mario Dean rasta bwoy? Your slice a da cake deh nah guh sweet rasta bwoy, Inna di court a who dem gon believe rasta bwoy? Wah yuh feel rasta bwoy? You or we? Waa waa waa, everyday Waa waa waa One bagga waa waa waa Mi nuh know a wah dem man yah Waa waa waa But mi nah have nothing wah yuh waa waa waa Waa waa waa, everyday Waa waa waa One bagga waa waa waa Mi nuh know a wah dem man yah Waa waa waa But mi nah have nothing wah yuh waa waa waa Watch ya now! Wah yuh really a pree officer? Better yuh lowe mi mek mi guh sleep officer Yuh waa bother me fi a spliff? You and yuh friend dem juss a smoke inna di jeep officer! Fi real officer Mi really haffi laugh Beat wah? Yuh sick inna yuh spleen officer? Where is the offense weh mi commit officer? And what’s the charges yuh have against me officer? Wait Yuh cyaan answer that? Caa none nah deh deh Yuh jus vex seh Di natty yuh nuh frighten when yuh say ‘feh’ Don’t search mi attire fi weed caa none nuh deh deh Mi done dat long time round di corner wid mi brethren If a trouble you a look guh hold a medi It come like you and yuh girl kick off and you a tek it out pon me Innocent youth weh yuh see in a di street Go back in a yuh jeep! Waa waa waa, everyday Waa waa waa One bagga waa waa waa Mi nuh know a wah dem man yah Waa waa waa But mi nah have nothing wah yuh waa waa waa Waa waa waa, everyday Waa waa waa One bagga waa waa waa Mi nuh know a wah dem man yah Waa waa waa But mi nah have nothing wah yuh waa waa waa Everyday: Don’t move! Freeze rasta bwoy Put yuh hands where mi can see it Rasta bwoy Wah smell suh? Yuh stink of weed rasta bwoy Wah dat inna yuh waist? Mek mi see it rasta bwoy Wait, how yuh move suh? Yaa neat rasta bwoy? How yuh suh clean rasta bwoy? Yaa thief rasta bwoy Cuff him! No word yuh nuffi speak rasta bwoy Matter of fact, go up inna di jeep Watch ya now! Wah yuh really a pree officer? Better yuh lowe mi mek mi guh sleep officer Yuh waa bother me fi a spliff? You and yuh friend dem juss a smoke inna di jeep officer! Fi real officer Mi really haffi laugh Beat wah? Yuh sick inna yuh spleen officer? Where is the offense weh mi commit officer? And what’s the charges yuh have against me officer? Waa waa waa, everyday Waa waa waa One bagga waa waa waa Mi nuh know a wah dem man yah Waa waa waa But mi nah have nothing wah yuh waa waa waa Waa waa waa, everyday Waa waa waa One bagga waa waa waa Mi nuh know a wah dem man yah Waa waa waa But mi nah have nothing wah yuh waa waa waa Waa waa waa, everyday Waa waa waa One bagga waa waa waa Mi nuh know a wah dem man yah Waa waa waa But mi nah have nothing wah yuh waa waa waa Waa waa waa, everyday Waa waa waa One bagga waa waa waa Mi nuh know a wah dem man yah Waa waa waa But mi nah have nothing wah yuh waa waa waa
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Prosper Make it so hard for us Make it so hard for us Overcoming is a must I say they make it so hard for us Travel Babylon by bus They make it so hard for us Overcoming is a must Di youths dem stocking up di paper Babylon run in and try to be a viper So we tell dem ease off Good songs we squeeze off Di youths dem haffi rize, dem affi prosper Hey! Stocking up di paper Babylon run in and try to be a viper So we tell dem ease off Good songs we squeeze off Di youths dem haffi rize, dem affi prosper Same ting a yaad gwaan abroad Stick to di original, nuh bother wid di fraud Life can be easy, some a try fi make it hard You heart, mind, soul right now you haffi guard Me rather play fool and me mek dem say me soft We a go pick di lock or we a go kick it off Special livication to di ones weh have it hard Survival is a must, I say you have to trod on Di youths dem stocking up di paper Babylon run in and try to be a viper So we tell dem ease off Good songs we squeeze off Di youths dem haffi rize, dem affi prosper Hey! Stocking up di paper Babylon run in and try to be a viper So we tell dem ease off Good songs we squeeze off Di youths dem haffi rize, dem affi prosper No, me nuh like hungry face Nine year old nine pon waist No me nuh like it, no me nuh like it Greatness me a embrace Don't run away from yourself Endure ‘cause you have the strength Burn disappointment, meet your anointment Forward step, get it straight Di youths dem stocking up di paper Babylon run in and try to be a viper So we tell dem ease off Good songs we squeeze off Seh di youths dem haffi rize, dem affi prosper Hey! Stocking up di paper Babylon run in and try to be a viper So we tell dem ease off Good songs we squeeze off Seh di youths dem haffi rize, dem affi prosper Same ting a yaad gwaan abroad Stick to di original, nuh bother wid di fraud Life can be easy, some a try fi make it hard Yuh heart, mind, soul right now you haffi guard Me rather play fool and me mek dem say me soft We a go pick di lock or we a go kick it off Special livication to di ones weh have it hard Survival is a must, I say you have to trod on Di youths dem stocking up di paper Babylon run in and try to be a viper So we tell dem ease off Good songs we squeeze off Seh di youths dem haffi rize, dem affi prosper Hey! Stocking up di paper Babylon run in and try to be a viper So we tell dem ease off Good songs we squeeze off Seh di youths dem haffi rize, dem affi prosper I say they make it so hard for us Travel Babylon by bus They make it so hard for us Overcoming is a must I say they make it so hard for us Travel Babylon by bus They make it so hard for us Still, overcoming is a must
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Mash Down Rome (not finished) Dread dread soldiers a come to mash down Rome Dread dread soldiers a come to mash down Rome Yuh hear dat? A 001 Speng Bond star Left, right Left, right Left, right Left, right Selassie I pickney are you ready? Rastafari pickney are you ready? Selassie I pickney are you ready? Rastafari pickney are you ready? Welcome Jah mercenaries We are Jah mercenaries Seen? Mercenaries We are Jah mercenaries Seh wi strap on wi (heavy?) inna full military A nuh nothing fi go mash down Rome when mi ready We are mercenaries We are Jah mercenaries, seen? Mercenaries We are Jah mercenaries, seen? Seh wi strap on wi (heavy?) inna full military A nuh nothing fi go mash down Rome when mi ready Dread dread soldiers a come to mash down Rome Unnu better get up, turn up and fight Yes get up, turn up and fight Yes Babylon a go take away your human rights Unnu better get up, turn up, yes get up, turn up and fight Fight fi justice, fight fi truth and rights Dem no care if you’re black and dem no care if you’re white Dem no care if you’re deaf, dumb, crippled or blind Dem only want you fi work every day a your life Fi pay dem tax money fi dem wicked lifestyle Like dung inna … dem have nuff pedophiles Jah fire a go bun dem wicked and wild What was hidden in di dark now out inna di light Selassie I know dem, (the ting they no right) Unnu better get up, turn up and fight Yes get up, turn up and fight Yes Babylon a go take away your human rights Unnu better get up, turn up, yes get up, turn up Yes get up, turn up and fight Fight fi justice, fight fi truth and rights And remember the words of King Selassie I Him seh fi organise and centralise Be self-sufficient and hail the most high And memba when Marcus Garvey prophesise If you don’t stand up you will die Ask mi no question I tell you no lie Spit inna di sky it a go fall inna your eye What goes up I say it must come down Seh we control over country and we mash it inna town Wriggling and yuh jiggling to the champion sound Tell yuh dis a sound come fi mash your place down Tell yuh dis a sound a go mash down Rome Mi seh get up, turn up and fight Unnu get up, turn up and fight Yes Babylon a go take away your human rights Unnu better get up, turn up, yes get up, turn up Yes get up, turn up and fight Fight fi justice, fight fi truth and rights We are mercenaries We are Jah mercenaries, seen? Seh wi strap on wi (heavy?) … inna full military A nuh nothing fi go mash down Rome when we ready We are mercenaries We are Jah mercenaries, seen? Mercenaries We are Jah mercenaries Seh wi strap on wi (heavy?) inna full military A nuh nothing fi go shell down Rome when mi ready We are mercenaries We are Jah mercenaries, seen? Mercenaries We are Jah mercenaries Seh wi strap on wi (heavy?) inna full military A nuh nothing fi go shell down Rome when mi ready So get up, turn up and fight Yes get up, turn up and fight Yes Babylon a go take away your human rights Unnu better get up, turn up, yes get up, turn up Yes get up, turn up and fight Fight fi justice, fight fi truth and rights Dem no care if you’re black and dem no care if you’re white Dem no care if you’re deaf, dumb, crippled or blind Dem only want you fi work every day of your life Fi pay dem tax money fi dem wicked lifestyle Unnu better get up, turn up and fight Yes get up, turn up and fight Yes Babylon a go take away your human rights Unnu better get up, turn up, yes get up, turn up and fight Yes get up, turn up and fight Fight fi justice, fight fi truth and rights And remember the words of King Selassie I Organise and centralise Be self-sufficient and hail the most high Remember when Marcus Garvey prophesise If you don’t stand up you will die Ask mi no question I tell you no lie From you spit inna di sky it a go fall inna your eye What goes up I say it must come down Mash it inna country and we mash down Rome Dread dread soldiers a come to mash down Rome Dread dread soldiers a come to mash down Rome
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released November 13, 2020

Produced by Monkey Marc
Mixed by Monkey Marc
Mastered by Monkey Marc & Rohan Mansell

Label: Digikillaz / DubShot

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