[Hook:] I waited all my life to play I still can't find a way But if I work it one more day I might just break the Chain I might just break the Chain I might just break the Chain
[Verse 1: Lupe Fiasco] Freedom, we can use some of that especially where we from Where we grew up like a green thumb It's like a criminal is the only thing you can become Look at what I became Something like a phenom, nothin but a g thang Things I've seen when I'm looking out of these frames Pictures I painted on the walls where we hang From the trees we hung Strange fruit man look at how we swung How the hell you gonna tell us something We ain't have a father How to try to grow up and be one See umm feel it in my bones That I'm sittin on a throne Like a killer with a crone When I slit another poach Shed a whole lot of light on a little bit of home
[Verse 2: Sway] Super swatter, the kid remains but I represent I ain't no paper planes. I'm fly Plus, I don't write no more, sorta from the top I'll show you razor stay sharp But I knew how to razor blade I've paid my dues and now I wait for change Because the flows so rude It goes without asking Lupe I'm so big, you aim to break [?]
[Verse 3: Lupe Fiasco] Chain broke, you ain't make a rep for your chain smoke No cigarrettes on my plane, yo Stunt your ham bones from the game though Put it on mine, take a long time B-A-Barock is how I'm livin' online On a webisode like let's go let ‘em know That I put up the footage that I'm takin' your shine Wanna see the real change? Look in your mind Your brain look like your [?] brotha Overgrow, overload, broken zone Niggas playing games in the hood they got you stuck-up Playa thinkin' that it's cool to be a pimp still We gon' set it free like a fish in a [?] Take this home, rearrange it, change it Danger, Sway-zer, Lupe Laser. Pow!