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Artist: Kendrick Lamar f/ Bekon, Kid Capri
Album:  DAMN.
Typed by: Cedmaster3K

[Intro: Bekon] + (Kid Capri)
It was always me vs. the world
Until I found it's me vs. me
Why, why, why, why, why, why, why, why?
(Just remember what happens on Earth stays on Earth!)
(We gon' put it in reverse!)

[Interlude: Ted Taylor sample]
"Darling, I told you many times
And I am telling you once again
Just to remind you, sweetheart
That my"

[Kendrick Lamar]
Oh Lamar
Hail Mary and marijuana, times is hard
Pray with the hooligans, shadows all in the dark
Fellowship with demons and relatives, I'm a star
Life is one funny mu'fucka
A true comedian, you gotta love him, you gotta trust him
I might be buggin', infomercials and no sleep
Introverted by my thoughts, children listen, it gets deep
See once upon a time inside the Nickerson Garden projects
The object was to process and digest poverty's dialect
Adaptation inevitable
Gun violence, crack spot, federal policies raid buildings and drug professionals
Anthony was the oldest of seven
Well-respected calm and collected
Laughin' and jokin' made life easier
Hard times, momma on crack, a four-year-old tellin' his nanny he needed her
His family history pimpin' and bangin'
He was meant to be dangerous, clocked him a grip and start slangin'
Fifteen scrapin' up his jeans with quarter pieces
Even got some head from a smoker last weekend
Dodgin' policemen, workin' for his big homie
Small-time hustler, graduated to a brick on him
$10,000 dollars out of a project housin', that's on the daily
Seen his first mil' twenty years old, had a couple of babies
Had a couple of shooters - caught a murder case
Fingerprints on the gun they assumin' but witnesses couldn't prove it
That was back when he turned his back and they killed his cousin
He beat the case and went back to hustlin'
Bird-shufflin', Anthony rang
The first in the projects with the two-tone Mustang, that 5.0 thing
They say 5-0 came circlin' parkin' lots and parkin' spots
And hoppin' out while harrassin' the corner blocks
Crooked cops told Anthony he should kick it, he brushed them off
And walked back to the Kentucky Fried Chicken, see at this chicken spot
There was a light-skinned nigga that talked a lot
With a curly top and a gap in his teeth, he worked the window
His name was Ducky, he came from the streets, the Robert Taylor Homes
Southside projects, Chiraq, the Terror Dome
Drove to California with a woman on him and $500 dollars
They had a son hopin' that he'd see college
Hustlin' on the side with a nine-to-five to freak it
Cadillac Seville, he'd ride his son around on weekends
Three-piece special with his name on the shirt pocket
'Cross the street from the projects, Anthony planned to rob it
Stuck up the place before back in '84
That's when affiliation was really eight gears of war
So many relatives, tellin' us, sellin' us, devilish, works, killin' us, crime
Intelligent, felonious, prevalent, proposition, with 9's
Ducky was well aware
They robbed the manager and shot a customer last year
He figured he'd get on these niggas' good sides; free chicken 
Every time Anthony posted in line, two extra biscuits
Anthony liked him and then let him slide
They didn't kill him, in fact, it look like they're the last to survive
Pay attention, that one decision changed both of they lives, one curse at a time
Reverse the manifest and good karma and I'll tell you why
You take two strangers and put 'em in random predicaments
Give 'em a soul so they can make their own choices and live with it
Twenty years later, them same strangers you make 'em meet again
Inside recordin' studios where they reapin' their benefits
Then you start remindin' them about that chicken incident
Whoever thought the greatest rapper would be from coincidence?
Because if Anthony killed Ducky, Top Dawg could be servin' life
While I grew up without a father and die in a gunfight {*gunshot*}

{*reversed audio*}

{"So I was takin' a walk the other day..."}