Artist: Kendrick Lamar Album: good kid, m.A.A.d city Song: I'm Dying of Thirst * Typed by: Cedmaster3K * song starts after "Sing About Me" at the 7:29 mark [Kendrick Lamar] Tired of running, uh, tired of hunting Uh, my own kind, but retiring nothing Uh, tires are steady screeching, the driver is rubbing Uh, hands on the wheel, uh, who said we wasn't, uh, dying of thirst Uh, dying of thirst, uh, dying of thirst Uh, dope on the corner, uh, look at the coroner Uh, daughter is dead, uh, mother is mourning her Uh, strayed bullets, uh, AK bullets Resuscitation was waiting patiently but they couldn't Uh, bring her back, uh, who got the footage? Uh, Channel 9, uh, cameras is looking It's hard to channel your energy when you know you're crooked Uh, banana clip, split his banana pudding Uh, I'm like Tre, uh, that's Cuba Gooding Uh, I know I'm good at, uh, dying of thirst Uh, dying of thirst, uh, dying of thirst Uh, how many sins? Uh, I'm running out Uh, how many sins? Uh, I lost count Dreams of balling like Spalding but only shotty bounce Uh, he reaper calling, uh, I'm cottonmouth Uh, money is power (money is power), yours is ours (yours is ours) Lay with a snitch, uh, die with a coward Uh, hope we get rich, uh, hope we can tower Uh, over the city with vanity with the music louder Uh, the same song, uh, a black flower Uh, I'll show you how to, uh, dye your thirst Uh, dye your thirst, uh, dye your thirst Uh, what are we doing? (What are we doing?) Uh, who are we fooling? (Who are we fooling?) Uh, Hell is hot (Hell is hot), uh, fire is proven (fire is proven) Uh, to burn for eternity, return of the student That never learned how to live righteous but how to shoot it Uh, tired of running, uh, choirs is humming Uh, tell us to visit, uh, we lying 'bout coming Uh, now back to business, uh, loading the guns in Uh, back of the Buick, your hood is feuding and the beef is bubbling Uh, it's no discussion, uh, hereditary Uh, all of my cousins, uh, dying of thirst Uh, dying of thirst, uh, dying of thirst Uh, too many sins, uh, I'm running out Uh, somebody send me, a well for the drought Uh, see all I know, uh, is taking notes Uh, on taking this life for granted, granted, if he provoke Uh, my best days, uh, I stress days (Lord forgive me for all my sins for I not know...) My best days, uh, I stress days Uh, say "Fuck the world," uh, my sex slave Uh, money, pussy and greed; what's my next crave Whatever it is, know it's my next grave Uh, tired of running (tired of running), tired of running (tired of running) Tired of tumbling (tired of tumbling), tired of running (tired of running) Uh, tired of tumbling Back once my momma say "See a pastor, give me a promise What if today was the rapture, and you completely tarnished The truth will set you free, so to me be completely honest You dying of thirst, you dying of thirst So hop in that water, and pray that it works" [Skit/Outro] ďFuck! Iím tired of this shit! Iím tired of fuckin' runnin', Iím tired of this shit! Thatís my brother, homie!Ē "Young man, come talk to me! Is that what I think that is? I know that's not what I think that is. Why are you so angry? See you young men are dying of thirst. Do you know what that means? You need water, holy water. You need to be baptized, with the spirit of The Lord. Do you want to receive God as your personal savior? Okay, repeat after me. "Lord God, I come to you a sinner" (Lord God, I come to you a sinner) "And I humbly repent for my sins" (And I humbly repent for my sins) "I believe Jesus is Lord" (I believe Jesus is Lord.) "I believe you raised him from the dead" (I believe you raised him from the dead.) "I would ask that Jesus come into my life" (I would ask that Jesus come in my life.) "And to be my Lord and Savior" (And to be my Lord and Savior.) "I receive Jesus to take control of my life" (I receive Jesus to take control of my life.) "And that I may live with him from this day forward" (And that I may live with him from this day forward.) "Thank you Lord Jesus for saving me with your precious blood" (Thank you Lord Jesus for saving me with your precious blood.) "In Jesus name, amen" (in Jesus name, amen.) "Alright now, remember this day: the start of a new life Your REAL life."