Rakim – Paid in Full Lyrics

Produced By: Eric B
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[Produced by Eric B]

[Intro]
Yo Rakim, what's up?
Yo, I'm doing the knowledge, E, man I'm trying to get paid in full
Well, check this out, since Norby Walters is our agency, right? True
Kara Lewis is our agent, word up
Zakia and 4th and Broadway is our record company, indeed
Okay, so who we rolling with then?
We rolling with Rush of Rushtown Management
Check this out
Since we talking over this def beat right here that I put together
I wanna hear some of them def rhymes, you know what I'm saying?
And together we can get paid in full

[Verse 1]
Thinking of a master plan
Cause ain’t nothing but sweat inside my hand
So I dig into my pocket, all my money spent
So I dig deeper, but still coming up with lint

So I start my mission, leave my residence
Thinking how could I get some dead presidents
I need money, I used to be a stick-up kid
So I think of all the devious things I did
I used to roll up, this is a hold up, ain’t nothing funny
Stop smiling, be still, don’t nothing move but the money

But now I learned to earn cause I’m righteous
I feel great so maybe I might just search for a 9 to 5
If I strive then maybe I’ll stay alive

So I walk up the street, whistling this
Feeling out of place cause, man, do I miss
A pen and a paper, a stereo, a tape of
Me and Eric B and a nice big plate of
Fish, which is my favorite dish
But without no money it’s still a wish
Cause I don’t like to dream about getting paid
So I dig into the books of the rhymes that I made
So now's a test to see if I got pull
Hit the studio, cause I’m paid in full

[Outro]
Rakim, check this out, yo
You go to your girl house and I'll go to mine
Cause my girl is definitely mad
Cause it took us too long to do this album

Yo, I hear what you're saying
So let's just pump the music up
And count our money
Yo, well check this out, yo Eli
Turn down the bass down
And let the beat just keep on rockin'

And we outta here
Yo, what happened to peace?
Peace

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