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Lupe Fiasco
Lupe Fiasco

Background information
Birth name Wasalu Muhammad Jaco
Born February 16, 1982
Born place Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genre(s) Hip-hop
Years active 2000—present
Label(s) Arista Records
Epic Records
Atlantic Records
Associated acts Child Rebel Soldier
Japanese Cartoon
Matthew Santos
Website Website

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Lupe Fiasco Lyrics

"All Black Everything" lyrics

You would never know
If you could ever be
If you never try
You would never see
Stayed in Africa
We ain't never leave
So there were no slaves in our history
Were no slave ships, were no misery, call me crazy, or isn't he
See I fell asleep and I had a dream, it was all black everything

[Verse 1]
Uh, and we ain't get exploited
White man ain't feared so he did not destroy it
We ain't work for free, see they had to employ it
Built it up together so we equally appointed
First 400 years, see we actually enjoyed it
Constitution written by W.E.B. Du Bois
Were no reconstructions, civil war got avoided
Little black sambo grows up to be a lawyer
Extra extra on the news stands
Black woman voted head of Ku Klux Klan
Malcolm Little dies as a old man
Martin Luther King read the eulogy for him
Followed by Bill O'Reilly who read from the Quran
President Bush sends condolences from Iran
Where Fox News reports live
That Ahmadinejad wins Mandela peace prize


[Verse 2]
Uh, and it ain't no projects
Keepin it real is not an understood concept
Yea, complexions not a contest
Cause racism has no context
Hip-hop ain't got a section called conscious
Everybody rappin like crack never happened
Crips never occurred nor bloods to attack them
Matter of fact no hood to attack in
Somalia is a great place to relax in
Fred Astaire was the first to do a backspin
The rat pack was a cool group of black men
That inspired the five white guys called the Jacksons
Eminem fitted in but then again he inspired a black rapper tryin to mimic him
And that's a really rose up out of Michigan, the sounding white rapper by the name of 50 cent


[Verse 3]
Uh, and I know it's just a fantasy
I cordially invite you to ask why can't it be
Now we can do nothing bout the past
But we can do something about the future that we have
We can make fast or we can make it last
Every woman queenin' and every man a kingin'
When those color lines come we can't seen between
We just close our eyes till its all black everything


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