Artist: DJ Jazzy Jeff f/ Jill Scott Album: The Magnificent Song: We Live in Philly Typed by: firstname.lastname@example.org [Intro: Jill Scott] (Ooooh-wah!) We live in Philly, baby (Ooooh-wah!) Music in Philly, baby (Ooooh-wah!) Music in philly, baby (Ooooh-wah!) Music in philly, baby [Jill Scott] I heard it said, somebody had told me way back when That when we dream it's always in black and white Well that's something I can' t really attest to, y'know Because I dream in Technicolor I dream that Dr. Julius Erving walked right to the YMCA on 52nd and Chestnut St. He had on a Top Ten on one foot, and a Jack Purcell on the other So he said he wanted to know if I wanted to head down to Kung Fu Theatre at the Goldsman, y'know or something like that Said Bilal, Jill Scott and Patti La-BELLE, OOOOH were playing at the spectrum He was like... I don't know it was weird He had a basketball for a mouth And... when he spoke... it was like... I don't know, arrhythmic.. dribble or something Duh-dah-dah-dah-dah-dah... It was cool, you had to be there So all of a SUDDEN, we're at Bartram High And they're playin grads and, Hank Gathers are there And Bo Kimble, and Pooh Richardson, remember him? Well I do! And Lionel Simmons and Randy Wood, it was like a o-ASIS of athletes And Bob Overton and, you know... Dawn Staley Re-vrember, remember? How she ripped it at Tavis, had him wide open The whole CITY would come and see And I was there, with Dr. Julius Erving, RIIIIIIIGHT? So I look over and Maurice Cheeks and Allen Iverson are rappin -- REALLY RAPPIN And like, Bobby Dance and Lady B was havin a party Somebody told me, and Cosmic Kev and Parry P, Butterball, The Tuff Crew Steady B, Cool C, and Schoolly D!!! were gonna be there And Grandmaster Nell was the DJ, oooh! Robbie V was the MC, ooooh~! Scanner Boys poppin and lockin, you know how they do that thing! When they do that uh-uh-uh-uh! Mister Softee... Cheese steak hoagies (and a Softee, got enough to get my tokens) Tastykake cupcake!! (in the summer...) Round the way STROMBOLIS!! OOOOOOOOHH~!! Gotta get my mind off of food! Gotta dream another dream, you know what I mean? Mustard pretzel, Herb's BBQ Frank's, Very, Berry, Black, Cherry soda! Mmmmm! Gotta dream another dream, get my mind off of food! So... I digress! Anyway, Frankie Beverly is on the radio Singing, "Like SUNSHINE, and RAIN" Yeah, you know the one! On the boombox, in my neighbor's kitchen I get up on- ooh! I get up on the counter and.. I'm wearin my flip-flops and OOH! And pink rollers in my hair and Miss Jackie is talking about goin down Belmont Plateau West River Drive, exceeding speed, Hunting Park, 61st Street and then ALL of a sudden, Joe Fraiser JUMPS out the closet AND - KICKS - ROCKY'S - ASSSSSSS... And I was LAUGHING! HAHAHAHAA (We live in Philly, baby) (Music in Philly, baby) (We come from Philly, baby) (We live in Philly, baby) Ain't the mind funny?