Don't blame governments, they are just us
If they are corrupt, then we are corrupt
Welcome to dystopia by Akala

Politics is human interaction, not separation of people. Revolutionaries, senators, MPs, they’re just people who pursued politics, so if they’re corrupted how could anyone else not be?

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They say I shouldn't say too much they might delete me
Realize I don't really care about TV
Yours and My Children by Akala

Fame means nothing, if you say nothing and are just a puppet

In addition, Akala has been warned not to speak out in these issues because commercial advertisers and listeners/fans unconcerned with social issues may no longer be interested in such a ‘controversial’ artist and may delete him and his music from their playlists.

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Its free speech for them, that's fine
Young black rappers should utter the same words
Yours and My Children by Akala

Akala feels upcoming MCs have influence and free speech, and so should use them to spread awareness of social and political issues.

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Kill a couple of us you're a devil
If you kill a couple million of them
Get stripes and medals
Yours and My Children by Akala

Akala hates the hypocrisy of mass murders in Britain and the Third World; murder is murder, death is death and never is justified.

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Limbs in our diamond tip rings go rotten Yours and My Children by Akala

It is well-known that diamond mining in Africa is dangerous, especially as it uses child workers. The beauty in diamond rings is corrupted and rotten

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Our cars choke on blood Yours and My Children by Akala

Referring to the idea that wars are fought for resources
And no real reason beyond that

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Kids in Iraq
Yours and my children
Kids in Iran
Yours and my children
Afghanistan
Yours and my children
Even Sudan
Yours and my children
Kids in Brazil
Yours and my children
Police drive by the favela and just kill them
Kids in Brazil
Yours and my children
Police drive by the favela and just kill them
Yours and My Children by Akala

We are a human race, and shouldn’t be split to give focus internally. Help who most needs it

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Problem is, it feels better to feel better Yours and My Children by Akala

He means it’s easier to be self-beneficial and not sacrifice for wider society

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I think you're Porky-Pieing
Tryna' be G when you're soft as PeeWee
Yeah Yeah Yeah by Akala

HEY!!

How can you say this motherfucker don’t go hard in the paint?

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So hot, the sun seem cold Yeah Yeah Yeah by Akala

Akala certainly isn’t the first or last to compare the heat of his rhymes to the sun.

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