Kweli say, Everybody act according to the season that they born in Some in the night some in the morning Some at noon Some in winter some in June Its all cool,its a natural The science is a jewel For me and mines yours and you, let's move
tell ya little brother I'm out
Yo, I was born in a season where the world was quite and cold. Celebrations were going on. Some were happy, some were sad, some felt bad from being good, some felt good from being bad. The feelings past and changed but they never leave, they here to stay. Holiday holiday happy birthday teenage love the first cut run deep. So long flesh this is the brooklyn streeets. Year of the ox, 7 and 3 MD,the history. Every soul's got one of these. It's where you been and where you be. And without understanding you cannot proceed complete It start then it end Then it just go 'round again, again. Again and again brand new. Again and again so fresh. Again and again newness.
[Kweli] I was born in the decade of decadence where they worshiped what they have. Ford was president do the math. The war was ended when the North Vietnamese Stormed the city of Saigon. We was like bye we was gone. Let bygons be bygons. I'm gone spread love it's the brooklyn way. Where they hug you with the firearms sidearm. Like new school clothes, Black Star official. Smash when we do the shows. Facts no mystery. I'm down with the crew like Mussolini in Italy. I rock with the Roots like the giving tree. Powerful bigotry at work. Me and my people got history rappers dumb it down considerably. We get it poppin' like a hit chorus. The flow is historic. They can't get rid of us, Ubiquitous. And we lay the law like Leviticus. Ten years ago we made history so they missin' us.
[Mos] And don't call it a comback in particular Even if it blend into ephemera Or fade into peripheral Transition of the minister's original We're broadcast clear without diminishing Black Star, stove top burners Soul temperatures, administers, alkalines, aminos and minerals essentials Served over Dilla time signatures It's miracle material Remember it's right now foreverness