"Oooh..." I just hear mom praying, I just hear gran sayin... "Somebody oughta just, reach out and, help me..."
[Verse 1] Eight decades and four years and gran still kickin Look at ma, still whippin Still keep a strap, won't hesitate to give the kids whippins Tryin to make it to heaven, still livin Make a visit, stop by the weed spot grab a dub I know grams gon' have me a grub I hit the front door, smell aroma of her food cookin My favorite, a pot of rice and her stewed chicken Hit the basement, holla at Uncle Doc Nephew, wit Snu kickin Where dudes, what's your new mission We bust it up he cold frontin I know this nigga wanna hold somethin I know grams upstairs preppin for church Matchin up her hat, shoes, pocketbooks and skirts I break her off some dubs, so she can go see the preacher man Even though I know he false teachin, damn
[CHORUS:] "Ooooh..." All I hear is grams prayin, I keep hearin moms sayin, shit "Somebody oughta just, reach out and, help me..." That's all I hear is moms prayin, I keep hearin grams sayin... "Somebody oughta just reach out and, help me..."
[Scarface] Don't cry mama, your baby boy done weathered the storm And I found peace right here in your arms By the way, how you gettin along, huh? I know it's been tough bearing the pain since daddy's been gone But, all in all, you still stood tall and never shedded a tear I'm thankin God you still here Cause, only heaven knows all my heartaches and setbacks Goin from a high school dropout to shovelin wet wax I'm never gon' forget that, look in your eyes, (look in your eyes) When you told me that my grandfather died It was like nothing had happened, (naw) and I'm knowin that you miss him But to accept death, is just the side of a good Christian And I miss him, just words, and I lived it in life (lived it in life) and I take it step by step, but I take it in Christ (take it in Christ) Cuz I'm knowin I can't make it alone (uh, uh) You told me not to buy you a new house because in heaven's your home and as hurt as I was, I had to smile witcha and thank God that we crossed paths cuz you one strong sister and I'm never gon' forget ya Heaven sent us an angel and the world gon' miss ya... mama
[Verse 3] I'm in love with two women The one that birth me and the one that birth her Know that you gotta hurt me Before you hurt her or hurt her Or hurt them or hurt we I cursed see the worsest death Beat you niggas to a thirsest breath Off wit ya head niggas, fuck that all purpose vest I'm ridin all out for Umi Christian Caffer, though I follow the path of the sumi What can I do but bow down and give offerings For the lady with the softest skin Keep picturin grams tuckin me in Breakin me out of her change purse Slash teacher, slash preacher, slash changed nurse One woman, ten boys, seven daughters Three story house wit no supporter Damn, you wanna get your life in order Words from the oldest boy of your youngest daughter