Words: L.Dukes, N.Glover Music: J.Saddler - 1987 From the Album "Ba-Dop-Boom-Bang"
All wrapped up(x2)
You're entangled in a great big ball of confusion Trapped in a world that is just an illusion You're thinking it's real but that's not what's happening Well,we're here to let you know the real deal (That's why we're rappin') (Yo)Life's just a game,one great big riddle And we're all wrapped up,smack dab in the middle Play the Lotto everyday in hopes you're gonna win it But it's just another game and you're wrapped up in it You haven't won it yet,but you ain't had enough 'Cause you know it like a poet,you're (all wrapped up)
All wrapped up(x2)
We're gonna rap about the game that people are playin' (Yo)If you're ready,just listen to what I'm sayin' Talking about homeboys and the fly young ladies Men,woman,sons,daughters and the little-bitty babies Speaking on the def jams everybody's be-bopping Super stupid,cold chillin' and the party is rockin' Soap opera in the day got the ladies cold illin' "One life to live"(you know it) and " All my chillin'" You know you gotta have it,too much ain't enough Because the fact of the matter is you're all wrapped up
All wrapped up (x2)
Doctors wrapped up in the ill and the sick We got wrapped up in politics Some wrapped up in living long (And you're)All wrapped up in the beat of his song Gamblers wrapped up in making bets And the lovers wrapped up in this game called sex (Now trouble's)Out there and it won't ignore ya Don't look for any trouble,it'll surely look for ya If you try to play tough then it's just your luck That it'll call your bluff and then trouble's gotcha all wrapped up All wrapped up (x2)
You're seen hanging on the corner nine days a week (You gonna blow)You don't know you're wrapped up in the streets Sporting 50-dollar sneakers and all the money's spent While Mom's (all wrapped up) Trying to pay rent We got the weekeng girls and all you fly guys Wrapped up in a world of 9-to-5 We got the sly,slick and wicked,ain't it funny (Yo)How they're (all wrapped up) Cold trying to take money If you get it,you're with it,(If) You don't,that's tough And you know the real reason is you're (All wrapped up)