J. Cole – A Star is Born (BET Performance) Lyrics

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[Verse 1: J. Cole]
And could I be a star?
Does fame in this game have to change who you are?

Or could I be the same one who came from a far away life
Just to make it in this broadway lights

Now I'm shinin in the broad, day-light - go figure
A slow transition from a lil' broke nigga from the 'Ville
Got a deal, a real life saver
Dreams of being behind the wheel like, Jada
I chill now, cop a lil' ice later
Cole, you got a glow like a lil' Lightsaber
So, clap for him, then applaud Hov
He gave 'em the platform

Flow so sick thought he wrote the rap for him - no sir
The flow cold as a shoulder of a gold diggin hoes
When a broke nigga 'proaches

Told ya I'm focused man, I'll let you muh'fuckers soak it in
Clap for him

[Verse 2: J. Cole]

Dear Lord, what am I here for?
Is it the girls, or the money or is there more?

I know the world ’bout to come to an endin’
So, before it does, let me finish all my sinnin’

I see the devil grinning, as if he winning
This just the bottom of the 9th inning

I’m coming back like light-skin and
What a sad sight, lookin’ at my gas light
Damn, man, I just threw ten in

Look, 5 dollars won’t get you what it used to
And, look, love don’t mean what it used to
And everybody and they momma on YouTube
Is it just me or is this unusual?

Don’t wanna lose you, just wanna reach y’all
So let me slow down to the beat y’all
Put the remote down, move ya feet y’all
One time for the boys holdin’ heat y’all

Keep that tucked ‘fore somebody get hurt
See me, I’d rather cut let ya body give birth
Now, if you was the last man walking on Earth
Turn this up, clap ya hands like this was church
Hey…and clap for him…

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