[ti:Before I'm Gone] [ar:J. Cole] [al:Friday Night Lights] [00:01.47] [00:03.73]J. Cole - Before I'm Gone [00:08.28] [00:20.43]I hit the weed I told myself the last time would be my last [00:23.81]I don't trust my own n-ggas now my mind racing fast [00:26.57]got my foot up on the gas, got a hundred on the dash [00:29.19]if the police run up on me I aint stopping for their ass [00:31.93]boy you know my L's dirty if they stop me I'm goin to jail surely [00:34.92]I'll be next to my brother in the cell no bail for me [00:38.52]man let me out send me back to bitches that smell Purdy (pretty) [00:41.92]and all I gotta do is call once and she'll be all ready [00:43.92]yeah buddy cant you tell im goin thru hell [00:46.39]I don't even open my mail [00:47.83]I'm in the shower with soap on the towel [00:49.84]I need cleansing [00:51.26]bad bitches all on the prowl they need Benzes [00:53.62]p-ssy n-ggas running they mouth but we aint flinching [00:56.28]they names aint even mentioned [00:58.16]I got dreams bigger then your whole team [01:00.18]You n-ggas so broke but yet somehow you seem so green [01:02.97]I guess its envy, started with a penny now i'm getting plenty money [01:06.45] [01:07.98]one time for the city, yeah [01:11.33]two times for you [01:16.25]hey [01:19.13]and one time for the city, hey [01:23.70]two times for you [01:26.98]hey [01:27.42] [01:28.23]Look kid, its raining outside boy [01:29.72]f-ck an umbrella, n-ggas banging outside boy [01:32.36]they guns dumb bell a n-gga [01:34.16]tired of telling n-ggas thats a cease rest in peace [01:36.26]we tired of only having just a peace [01:38.53]and f-ck policing, they killing n-ggas whats the reason [01:41.29]his daughter starving and she f-cking freezing [01:43.20]so no wonder why he f-cking squeezing [01:44.96]they out here bussin' leavin' n-ggas stuck in bleedin' on the flo' [01:47.40]bullets wet you like a semen on a hoe [01:50.06]breathing slow man I inhale [01:52.14]one day you tryna make rent, next day you in jail [01:54.58]lord knows he meant well [01:56.07]so I take the pencil and write like a pen pal [01:58.78]Some shit that's darker than the tints up on the windshield [02:01.38]welcome to sinville where n-ggas on base [02:03.89]sh-t is looking like an infield [02:05.56]high as a Sprint bill [02:06.91]what you think, thats the reason why this ink in my pen kills [02:08.99]phoney n-ggas until they are extinct, b-tch I've been real [02:12.20] [02:13.61]one time for the city, hey [02:18.56]two times for you [02:22.52]yeah [02:25.32]and one time for the city, hey [02:29.82]two times for you [02:32.53]hey [02:33.76] [02:34.40]The more n-ggas sayin' [02:35.32]Cole the wrong one bringin' the city shine [02:37.15]All he ever doin' is paintin' pictures of crime [02:39.72]Tellin' stories of pain, paintin' pictures of dope [02:42.41]Bitch if you listen I'm paintin' pictures of hope [02:45.23]That boy in class embarrassed because he broke [02:47.90]Hopin' the day he won't be the butt of somebody's jokes [02:50.79]See me; I lived it all from dirt-poorin' and trailer [02:53.55]Worried about my mother and never trustin' my neighbors [02:56.32]To middle-class with a backyard and my own room [02:58.80]To bein' the only black kid in my homeroom [03:01.80]academically gifted and followed my own rules [03:04.53]Was runnin' the streets hey ma I'll be home soon [03:07.56]Was out chasin' ho's, was out hoopin' [03:10.31]Them n-ggas wasn't ballin' but yet they was foul shootin' [03:13.06]So meet the newest role model who don't know how to fake this sh-t [03:16.60]Never sold a rock and look I made it bitch [03:19.00] [03:20.29]One time for the city, yeah [03:25.40]two times for you [03:29.26]hey [03:31.27]and one time for the city, yeah [03:36.00]and two times for you [03:39.71]hey [03:41.69] [03:42.14]Girl it's been so long, I've been gone from you [03:44.36]But you ain't gotta worry 'bout the thangs I do [03:46.66]It's hard but the thought of you would ease my pain [03:49.42]Girl I promise they gon' know our name [03:52.18]Ain't seen you smile in awhile [03:56.14]But I been dreamin' 'bout you [03:59.04] [04:10.55]J. Cole - Before I'm Gone [04:14.55]