[Beanie Sigel] [Verse 1] My hair was knotty then Nose- snotty then sweats, no pockets then sweatin', no problems then facts? Off the potty then News? Watchin karate then... Muddas playin double dutch, she was hop-scotchin' then Me- Girl watchin' then Crooked little eye. (eye) hump-back, tryna hump that yes I (I) Couldn't play because I'm poo They thought I was mockin them Gramz- Said I was devilish Been knew I was rotten then School- Been dropped out, neva really clockin' in Popz- Been dropped out, Neva really stoppin' in... Momz- tryna lock me out Cops- Tryna lock me in Damn, Devilish one with Pellet-guns, Grew from, Sling-shotin' them, (uh) To sling-shootin' them Dice all day, Kept hook shot- Nice all day Right hook fight Nice all day Nigga left for a night To keep money Right all day Break a night all day
[bridge] If you could look at me now [x2]
[Beanie Sigel (background)] If you could look at me now Let me smoke with you young'in
[Verse 2] Yo I was pop-lockin' -Then Card-board boxin -Then Me- I was up the center 3-D- lockin' in Strong-arm- Robbin then Started car- Poppin' in ME- Skinny toots, Telly boots, Marley Park and El Got in trouble with Passion Was from parkin them- Other Jacks, diffeferent sets Started sparkin him- I had the four-teen gauge, My nigga Larken then How it made front page, -He caught a spark from them He got gauged in his leg, Still was walkin' then 8-toss, shook it off Kept sparkin' them All heads aint help, -We had more heart then them We squashed that war, Got some wall, -Stayed apart from them Down in Iraq, they give me dap, I'm takin' pounds from clowns, You shake my hand like a grown man (grown man) Ya aint see it like Tony and old man, Mob-style ferreal, This is my life-style ferreal.
[Beanie Sigel (background)] If you could look at me now
...Now its big buisnesses, You see them big bentley-skids You see them Bee's on those shiny-ass Rims of his, You can't find him in the woods, With his kids with his Mob cookin breakfast with no S.W.A.T. A good day this is. You could bull-shit with rap if you want, I pull the bull-shit to the back And put rap in front. Now I'm State-Prop flickin' it State-Prop stitchin' it. I'm paper soldier yall, Your boy gettin' rich
I see a kids hair -knotty now.. They nose -snotty now So what I do, I try to turn they frown around I make 'em smile a day If only for a -while a day I give them dollar-day That's my ghetto -holliday I must say for myself I'm feelin proud today, My life is shaped Like I run about a mile a day I dedicate this to the one's that counted me out And looked at me down Just look at me now.
[speaking] I know yall see me Look at me now man I'm killin this shit Sheed, check your boy out man Your boy got buisnesses man I done came up on my own nigga I'm a ceo nigga Clothing line... cartoons, movies, name it nigga Bullshit with rap if you want, ...I'm a big-boy-toy driver nigga with unlaced airforce 1's with no license- Holla at me nigga. Yall can't tell me shit, look at me now